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Thousands of Gazans living in schools

Thousands of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are still living in schools where they took refuge during seven weeks of fighting between Hamas and Israel that ended late last month. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Tradeoffs and payoffs: Washington voters asked to make murky choice on class size

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Both sides agree that the science on class size is settled. They just disagree on what it says. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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Does college actually prepare students for adulthood? New book has some doubts

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Students gain little useful learning, colleges offer little help making transition, and graduates flounder. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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National Edition: Family flexibility, parenting skills and images from the Holocaust

Take a look at this week's Deseret News National Edition, when your family needs to know more. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Judge rules State School Board selection process is unconstitutional

A federal judge on Friday ruled that Utah's process of selecting candidates for the State School Board, in which candidates are vetted by committee and chosen by the governor, unconstitutionally... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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What makes a great school? New data offers clues

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We know more than you might think about what makes a great school, a new study finds. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Universities forge ahead with 3-D printing

When students propose, design and create projects at Florida Polytechnic University, they will have a state-of-the-art, 3-D printing lab available to help them along. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Teacher's unions at the frontier: Taking on charter schools

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If you can't beat 'em, join 'em — or get 'em to join you. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Religious knowledge vital in 'furiously religious' world, experts say

Religious knowledge is important to understanding the world around us, according to experts on religion and culture. Here's how some are working to further this understanding. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Salt Lake City educator named Utah's Teacher of the Year

North Star Elementary School teacher Mohsen Ghaffari was named Utah's Teacher of the Year during a banquet Friday in Salt Lake City. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Are you ready for your child's school to get a failing grade?

The state's new year-end test, SAGE, holds students to a higher standard and has resulted in lower proficiency scores. Because of that drop in scores, more schools are expected to be designated as... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Striking a chord: Program brings violin training, life skills to underprivileged classrooms

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El Sistema, a Venezuelan youth music program that for 40 years has transformed the lives of kids in impoverished barrios and turned out world-class musicians, has recently broken into... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Open houses scheduled to discuss Provo school bond

The Provo City School District will host a series of open houses over the next two months to present information and answer questions about a proposed $108 million bond initiative for rebuilding five Provo schools. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Hispanic Christians launch initiative to bolster minority student achievement

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With minority students now making up a majority of public school enrollments, a national group of Hispanic evangelicals is calling for strong ties between churches and schools to encourage better... Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Mobile sensors to give U. researchers better look at air quality

University of Utah researchers this week launched a pollution monitoring project that should provide a better understanding of ozone along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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New Japanese American Archive on display at U. library

An exhibit featuring historic photographs from the Japanese American Archive will be on display at the University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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New UVU reflection center to be model for others, interfaith leader says

Civic, religious and university leaders gathered Wednesday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting of the reflection center at Utah Valley University. The center will be a model for others, said Eboo... Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Firing of lesbian teachers at St. Louis Catholic girls’ school draws outcry

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The termination of two lesbian faculty members at Cor Jesu Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school, has prompted an outcry from alumnae who have vowed to withhold donations to the school. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Want your child to succeed in school? Rename these 8 household chores

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Doing chores isn't totally unheard of in today's society. But you want to consider giving them a new name — and a new identity — to help your child succeed in school. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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10 books that you were forced to read in junior high, but would change your life now as an adult

You might be pleasantly surprised to find that the books that you didn't enjoy as a kid are actually fantastic as an adult. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Students get Comic Con tickets for achieving reading goals

Read Today, KSL-TV's Deanie Wimmer, Superman, Indiana Jones, and the Star Wars rebels surprised Oquirrh Hills Elementary with Salt Lake Comic Con tickets for the entire student body, as a reward... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Utah State University sets $220M record for research funding

Officials at Utah State University announced Tuesday that the school had set a new record for external research funding during the 2014 fiscal year. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Parents raise more than $10K for security system at Bountiful Elementary

Parents of students at Bountiful Elementary School raised more than $10,000 for new security system. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Third-grade teacher surprised to learn classroom has 4 sets of twins

A third-grade teacher at Columbia Elementary School in Kaysville has four sets of twins in her classroom, but only one set of twins is identical. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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Living with Children: Late nights, not school start time, the problem for teens

New research finds that teens whose school days begin later than the national norm of approximately eight o’clock achieve at higher levels than teens who start school earlier. The researchers... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2014

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