Common Core test questions released, giving window into questions that sparked boycotts and furor last spring
A Pennsylvania company that enrolls more than 100,000 students at for-profit trade schools and colleges across the U.S. and Canada has agreed to pay $95.5 million to settle claims it illegally paid... Read more »
When Payton Head ran as a gay, black man for student president at the University of Missouri — a school now known for one student's hunger strike and other protests against the... Read more »
In a battle of two culinary schools, the rules single out for-profits but ignore worse outcomes at a local community college. Read more »
Researchers argue that Finland and South Korea mean nothing, but we learn a lot by comparing Connecticut and Massachusetts. Read more »
National transportation officials are urging state leaders to put seat belts in school buses, but Utah policymakers are unsure of the feasibility of installing restraints in the state's fleet. Read more »
A new feature that allows Twitter users to post poll questions on their accounts has been used to bully students at Union High School in Roosevelt, according to a Duchesne County School District... Read more »
A 23-year-old student who was studying abroad was killed in the Paris terror attacks, spokesman says. Read more »
A BYU student interning in Paris was attending a soccer match when the attacks began. Read more »
School officials are making plans to switch its high schools to a 5-by-5 schedule next year, meaning students will have one more class each day. Read more »
Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, will resign from the Utah Legislature to lead the Utah College of Applied Technology, college leaders announced Thursday. Read more »
Utah State University has been awarded a $7.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Family Assistance to fund relationship and fatherhood education... Read more »
Utah citizens and their representatives in the Legislature recognize the importance of education and that it must be improved and funded adequately. Read more »
Protesters rallied and marched Thursday, calling for free tuition at public universities, cancellation of all student debt, and implementation of a $15 minimum hourly wage for university employees. Read more »
Salt Lake City education leaders on Thursday announced plans for a new community learning center at Lincoln Elementary School thanks to a private donation, as well as services by local health and... Read more »
America's classrooms are changing. Here's a look at the race/ethnicity and gender breakdown of Utah's schools. Read more »
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality has announced the five Utah student winners for the 2016 National Radon Poster Contest. Each winner received $100 for themselves and $100 for their school. Read more »
Up to 100 kids involved circulating over 300 images, as criminal charges may be filed in sexting scandal at a Colorado high school. Read more »
In light of the Veterans Day holiday, the Utah-based Western Governors University announced a nationwide scholarship fund of $125,000 for veterans and their spouses enrolling for the first time. Read more »
These four books that have crossed our desks recently share stories about World War I and World War II and are for middle grade and young adult readers. Read more »
Charter schools now account for more than 10 percent of Utah's public school student population, and the number of low-income students declined this year by roughly 5,000 students, according to... Read more »
John S. Tanner was inaugurated as the 10th president of Brigham Young University-Hawaii during a Nov. 10 ceremony on the Laie campus. Read more »
The Salt Lake chapter of an international volunteer group called Results includes many passionate citizens committed to improving health, education and economic conditions in the U.S. and... Read more »
Open enrollment in the Murray School District for the 2016-17 school year will run Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, through Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, for all nonresident students. Read more »
James and Bonnie Quigley, with added support from the Deloitte Foundation, have created a $1.5 million professorship at Utah State University’s School of Accountancy in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. Read more »
It's a question of balance, say authors of a new book on raising literate kids in a world of ubiquitous digital devices. Read more »
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For two decades, Linda Saville has worked tirelessly to give at-risk children in Sandy a safe place to go after school. This month, after "begging" for donations, she oversaw the groundbreaking for... Read more »
A 38-year-old homebuilder put his business on hold and enrolled in college for the first time because he wants more innovations in building materials. Now he's part of a student team trying to... Read more »
Utah State University and the University of Utah ranked among the top "most impressive" historic college campuses in the country in a recent report by College Value Online. Read more »
Lawmakers and education leaders are setting their sights on new funding and policies for early childhood education as they prepare for the 2016 legislative session convening in January. Read more »
Surge in college attendance came when jobs were scarce, but college gamble has not paid off for thousands. Read more »
Common Core test questions released, giving window into questions that sparked boycotts and furor last spring. Read more »
An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community college has been touted as all these, by President Barack... Read more »
An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" sits at the center of a gallery at the University of Arizona's Museum of Art in Tucson. Read more »
At the University of Missouri, officials were slow to handle racial incidents and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by football players and the... Read more »
The integration of arts into STEM sounds like a no-brainer. How could a multidisciplinary approach combining science and humanities not improve upon what each could offer alone? But there are also... Read more »
Program offers free tuition to in-state high school graduates, provided they keep up their GPA, but did high school gyp them on study skills? Read more »
After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read more »
A series of events in Palo Alto, California, has some questioning parental and community pressures to excel in wealthy high-tech community. Read more »
School Stickers, an online store that provides school reward certificates, stickers and badges to more than 10,000 schools worldwide, recently published a study revealing the naughtiest and nicest... Read more »
Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Read more »
The Midvale Mustangs have a few new corrals, so to speak, now that a $1 million expansion at Midvale Elementary has been completed. Read more »
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