Weber State and Utah Valley universities will pilot a program to give students credit based on work experience.
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Nearly 15 years since its organization, the BYU Center for Animation has become a pipeline for students to enter the animation industry. Read more »
The Education Department appointed a special monitor Thursday to help develop a debt relief program for students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges — a debt forgiveness plan... Read more »
The old Granite High School building was closed in 2009. Currently, Garbett Homes has signed a contract to purchase the property and has submitted a plan to build 130 homes there. Read more »
Young adults are becoming a larger and more diverse share of Utah's population, according to 2014 estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more »
Construction crews are busy working on several projects for the Jordan School District. It’s all part of the summer construction season. Read more »
The Charter School Funding Task Force met for the first time Wednesday to consider changes to the controversial way charters are funded in the state. Read more »
Hundreds of high school-age girls are attending an engineering camp this summer at the University of Utah. It's just one way to get more girls interested in the fields of science, technology,... Read more »
An education is one of the greatest gifts a child can receive, but the price tag for this gift is getting more expensive each year. Read more »
The Obama administration is giving seven more states and the District of Columbia more flexibility from the requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law. Read more »
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An audit released Tuesday by the Office of the Legislative Auditor General says concerns persist with the tracking and use of operation and maintenance dollars of state-owned higher education... Read more »
Garfield County commissioners officially declared a state of emergency Monday for declining school enrollment, an issue they say reflects a larger problem that has been threatening their... Read more »
Malala Yousafzai was targeted by by the Taliban for promoting education for girls in Pakistan in 2012. In 2014, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for advocacy. Now there's a documentary about... Read more »
While the Common Core education standards provoked political backlash and testing boycotts around the country this year, the state that educates more public school children than any other —... Read more »
For years, education groups have warned that lagging pay for teachers in Virginia and other states could lead to fewer people entering the field. Now they have evidence to back up their fears. Read more »
Summer can be the perfect time to acquaint your children with some money basics. Read more »
Virginia's attorney general announced a mediated settlement Saturday to keep open Sweet Briar College, using $12 million raised by fiercely determined alumnae to keep the women's college afloat in... Read more »
A black drinking buddy of the white man accused of killing nine people at a Charleston church says the suspect told him a week earlier that he planned to shoot up a college campus in the city. Read more »
From Ohio to Los Angeles, schools give second chances and relax standards to prevent leaving too many behind. Read more »
Members of the State Board of Education voted Friday not to support a proposal to give the governor the ability to veto or sign off on Title I funding plans and waivers from federal education laws. Read more »
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Despite presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ best efforts, college in America still costs money. Read more »
On July 4, 1826, former presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died. The two men died 50 years to the day that the Declaration of Independence was ratified. Read more »
This fall, Weber State and Utah Valley universities will pilot a program to give students credit based on experience gained in the workplace. Read more »
How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate? Read more »
Sister missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were relocated from one residence hall at the Provo Missionary Training Center after a bat was discovered in one of the rooms. Read more »
Sweeping implications of rulling may have been signaled in Kennedy's decision and oral arguments exchange. Read more »
When rising Handley High School sophomore Joseph Rosenfeld visited the Museum of Science in Boston earlier this month, he saw something nobody had noticed before — an error in one of the... Read more »
There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »
A former special education teacher wants $1.7 million in damages from the school district that she says fired her over complaints she made about another instructor. Read more »
A high school teacher has sparked debate over the place of the Bard and other dead white males in the common core. Read more »
School leaders in the Salt Lake City School District hope a new mentoring program will help novice teachers hone their skills and become permanent educators, as well as provide assistance to... Read more »
After decades of school reform and accountability conflict, confusion still lingers over how to train great teachers. Read more »
Utah Valley University announced plans Monday to construct a privately funded facility dedicated to autism on its campus. Read more »
Serious cultural erosion and the loss of vital traditional values now threaten both religious freedom and the family as an institution. In our society, money matters seem to dominate. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Stan Lockhart to the Utah State Board of Education, the governor's office announced Thursday. Read more »
Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from... Read more »
The Davis School District has construction projects underway in many of its schools this summer. Read more »
Woodrow Wilson Academy will offer master's degrees using clear objectives, mentoring and high-tech simulators. Read more »
More than 50 new laws took effect Wednesday in Utah, including measures requiring high school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test, restrictions on electronic-cigarette sellers and expanded... Read more »
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