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Kenworth Sales Co. hosted its annual car show at Maverik Center in West Valley City; benefits go to local school.

To avoid debt, student dumps all 8 Ivy League colleges in favor of Alabama

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And he plays the saxophone, not football. He made his decision based on avoiding debt. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Grant enhancing K-12, higher ed partnership leads to better student outcomes, educators say

Utah educators hope a modest but well-placed boost in funding will strengthen the relationship between public schools and higher education, helping more students enroll and succeed in college. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Murray City School District honors teacher, employee

The Murray City School District has announced Rob Wilson as its Teacher of the Year and Sharon Gillen as its Classified Employee of the Year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Everett Golson gets chance to replace Jameis Winston at Florida State

Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Harvard recognizes Salt Lake County preschool program as one of the best in innovation

Harvard University has recognized Salt Lake County's preschool program as one of the best in the country for government innovation. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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There's a new trend in college tuition that could be devastating for upward mobility

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The concept of in-state tuition may be going extinct, which could mean upward mobility is in major trouble. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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1 in 3 parents are worried their child won't eat before home room

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A new report finds that adults and teachers alike are concerned about how children aren't eating before they get to school. How can parents help their kids? Budget their food better. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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How do Utah wages stack up nationally?

Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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The college degrees with the highest starting salaries

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According to a new study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, college graduates who studied architecture and engineering are likely to make more money right out... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Westminster College success is bucking national trend

Westminster College, now in its second year of its five-year strategic plan, is bucking the national trend of private colleges struggling financially due to rising operating costs and other strains. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Best credit cards for recent college grads

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Here's a list from CardHub that outlines the best credit cards for recent college graduates. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Nationally ranked show choir at Spanish Fork charter school teaches life skills

American Leadership Academy's choir illustrates the growing popularity in show choirs while teaching students skills they can apply to other facets of their lives. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Portsmouth teen earns dual high school, college degrees

Johnessa Richard graduates from Tidewater Community College this month with an associate of science and general studies degree. And next month she'll graduate from Norcom High School. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Asian groups file complaint over Harvard admission practices

An alliance of Asian American groups on Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Innovative SUU program will cut time, money spent on general education

This fall, Southern Utah University will begin its Jumpstart GE program, which will allow a group of incoming freshmen to complete their general education requirements in one year, a process that... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Here's why today's teachers are so stressed

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According to a new survey from the American Federation of Teachers, today’s instructors across the nation are becoming increasingly stressed, and they’re quick to complain about... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Feds seek to merge schools in 49-year-old desegregation case

A federal judge must decide whether this Mississippi Delta college town's school system is an oasis of integration or a glaring example of continued segregation. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Bleak finances deflating Sweet Briar's 'pink bubble'

A visitor to Sweet Briar College would be hard-pressed to find signs of the financial stress that is shuttering the tiny women's school. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Students find amusement in science at USU's Physics Day

Middle and high school students attempted to shield their science projects, robots and model roller coasters from the rain Friday as they waited to enter Lagoon amusement park for Utah State... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Utah students named Presidential Scholars

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has announced the 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, and three Utah students were recognized, while four Utah teachers were noted for their influence. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Jordan Applied Technology College new campus names principal

The South Campus of Jordan Applied Technology College is set to open in fall, and Nicole Plenert has been appointed principal. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Popular UM chemistry professor gives last lecture

Hundreds of giddy kids raced around the University of Montana Oval on a recent evening stuffing liquid nitrogen-soaked Cheetos into their mouths and laughing wildly as they exhaled the resulting... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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'Are we prepared?' Utah projected to gain 50,000 college students in 10 years

Utah's colleges and universities are expected to gain about 50,000 students or more by the year 2024, according to enrollment projections presented to the Utah State Board of Regents on Friday. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Football Hall of Famer Bobby Bell gets degree at age of 74

Bobby Bell sat down in the chair, his black gown draped over his shoulders, the black cap tilted just perfectly and the white tassels hanging to his right. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Depression and anxiety at an all-time high on college campuses

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A new survey from the University of California suggests that depression and anxiety across college campuses nationwide is at an all-time high. According to the survey, students’ self-rated... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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