Education

18th century brewery remains found at the College of William and Mary

College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence to prove it

Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Veterans win in-state tuition benefit

As president of the Collegiate Veterans Association at Florida State University, Abby Kinch often heard from veterans who ran into a stumbling block before they even started their college careers. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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86 schools in Montana to serve free breakfast and lunch

About 86 schools in Montana will serve free meals to all their students starting this year under a newly-expanded program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Idaho students to take new test this school year

Idaho students have already been exposed to the state's latest education measures, but this school year they will be asked to take a standardized test aligned with the Idaho Common Core for which... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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School shindig: Salvation Army donates backpacks filled with supplies

The Salvation Army distributed 200 backpacks filled with school supplies to the first 200 children who arrived at their 438 S. 900 West location Saturday. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Back (home) to school: Thousands of Utah children return to class in their own kitchens, living rooms

Home schooling parents say there are resources available for anyone to educate their children at home, but some worry about the opportunities that are lost outside of a traditional school setting. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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15 actions families are taking today to make college more affordable

Since 2008, Sallie Mae has been producing a report about paying for college on an annual basis. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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3 Japanese students killed in California car crash

Three Japanese college students were killed and five others were injured when the car they were in veered off a California freeway and struck a power pole, officials said Friday. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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House Speaker Becky Lockhart is running for state superintendent

Outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, announced Friday she has applied for the position of state superintendent of public instruction. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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State School Board confirms interim superintendent amid concerns of conflict

The State School Board ratified the appointment of Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent of public instruction despite concerns that a pending lawsuit filed by Coleman's wife presents a... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Odyssey Elementary opens doors for open-concept learning and innovative play

Awed parents and excited children flooded the new Odyssey Elementary School on Thursday, taking in the building's colorful, open-concept elementary at back-to-school night. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Flooding at BYU cancels Thursday afternoon Education Week classes in Marriott Center

A broken water main in BYU's Marriott Center parking lot forced workers to shut off water Thursday afternoon to the basketball arena. Three Education Week classes were canceled Thursday, but... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Utah claims top ACT scores for second year

Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Lunch manager on leave after diabetic student was served pizza from the trash

A Utah mom is outraged after she learned school lunch staff fed her daughter pizza that had been placed in a garbage can. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Children at Road Home receive school supplies

More than 100 children who have recently moved into the Road Home homeless shelter received on Thursday new back-to-school clothing, shoes and backpacks Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Education Department tries to ease testing worries

Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' performance. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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University of Utah law school names interim dean to permanent post

Robert W. Adler, distinguished professor of law and interim dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will fill that role as the next dean, pending approval by the board of trustees. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Canyons Students come back to school in style

Canyons School District welcomed its students back to school in style on Wednesday. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Board appointed to oversee school fund

Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis has announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund board of trustees, which will oversee the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Public will soon see 125-million-year-old dinosaur tracks in Grand County

The public will soon have a chance to see an extraordinary set of footprints left behind by dinosaurs 125 million years ago. The tracks were first discovered by a Moab resident in 2009, but the... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Salt Lake City School District announces teacher awards

The Salt Lake City School District has announced its Teacher of the Year award winners. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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SLCC students offered free week of transit on UTA

Salt Lake Community College students will be offered a free week of transportation on Utah Transit Authority TRAX and bus service from Monday, Aug. 25 to Sunday, Aug. 31. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated

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Only 5 percent of people who start a free online "massive open enrollment course" finish it, a fact often cited as a weakness. But is that really the measure of success? Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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