Utah's use of data in monitoring and guiding student achievement made several improvements this year
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About 800 high school students and 100 employers converged in Layton on Monday to introduce career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. Read more »
A Duchesne High School student has been diagnosed with the H1N1 flu virus, commonly known as swine flu, according to a letter the Duchesne County School District sent to parents. Read more »
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All Canyons District high school seniors will complete a college application during the regular school day with the help of counselors, faculty, support professionals and parent volunteers. Read more »
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: "Millions of young people are just stuck. They can't buy homes, they can't buy cars ...... Read more »
McCurdy helped build a 20-foot antennae on top of the building, which is used to communicate with the International Space Station. Read more »
Utah literacy scores fell by more than 46 percent after the SAGE assessment, but for several Ogden schools, the drop was almost double that. Educators try to address the questions parents are asking. Read more »
While races for governor and U.S. Senate are grabbing attention elsewhere, one of the most hotly contested statewide contests in California involves a nonpartisan position that rarely generates... Read more »
Some Wyoming lawmakers are pushing for a more open discussion about state savings policies as the balance in the state's "rainy day fund" nears $2 billion. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has selected 10 students from Alta, Brighton, Corner Canyon, Jordan and Hillcrest high schools to serve on a Canyons School District Student Advisory Board. Read more »
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is hosting two free admission days every month due to revenue from the Zoo, Arts and Parks Tax in Salt Lake County. Read more »
A recent study by University of Utah Honors College students concludes that the Salt Lake area's advantage as one of the "least unequal cities in the country" in terms of income parity could be... Read more »
Salt Lake City received a $500,000 federal grant to fund YouthCity STEM, an after-school program for underserved middle and high school students, city leaders announced Thursday. Read more »
Oquirrh Elementary School in West Jordan has completed a week of teaching students the importance of being drug-free. Read more »
The Wasatch School District is undergoing a digital conversion intended to give educators better tools in teaching effectively, as well as to provide individualized learning experiences for... Read more »
Utah will implement a strategy designed to strengthen the state's economy for decades to come through education. The new plan is a collaborative effort of Utah groups Education First and Prosperity... Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has unanimously voted to rebuild Alta View Elementary with proceeds from the $250 million bond voters approved in June 2010. Read more »
Ten educators were honored earlier this month with 2014 UEA Excellence in Teaching awards during the KeyBank Superstars in Education banquet. Read more »
Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a... Read more »
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The highly touted American Fork High School marching band performed Friday as the school's football team played for the state championship against Bingham. But the performance was unlike any of its... Read more »
The Granite School District has made adjustments to its 2015-16 calendar to accommodate the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. Read more »
Utah's use of data in monitoring and guiding student achievement made several improvements this year, earning the state an almost perfect score on a report by the Data Quality Campaign released... Read more »
Attorneys offered contrasting interpretations of the Pledge of Allegiance during oral arguments Wednesday in a New Jersey family's lawsuit claiming a school district is discriminating against their... Read more »
Utah's school grading system will see some changes in how grades are calculated in light of SAGE, the state's new year-end student assessment. Read more »
Police are investigating after BYU professors discovered a voice-activated recorder hidden in a classroom in the Joseph Smith Building. Read more »
The Davis Board of Education is seeking comment as it considers adoption of its proposed school calendar for 2015-16. Read more »
Middle school students enjoyed learning about physics with a beat on Monday. West Jordan and Sunset Ridge middle schools combined for the Honeywell and NASA FMA Live Forces in Motion show, a... Read more »
Extra police officers patrolled the campus of Brighton High School on Monday, both outside the school and in the hallways, due to a threat that police and school officials won't say much about. Read more »
In order to accommodate rapid growth in the northern end of Nebo School District, a boundary realignment is being considered in anticipation of the opening of two new elementary schools in Spanish... Read more »
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