The David Eccles School of Business at the U of U has been ranked as a top 25 school for entrepreneurship.
A review of policies and practices at the state’s largest mass transit agency shows numerous instances of questionable business practices, including a “sweetheart deal” in which a... Read more »
Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, is working on legislation to create individual graduation maps for students that offer tuition incentives for graduating in four years. Read more »
Granite School District has released a new logo in preparation for the 2014-15 school year. Read more »
Dear Mr. Dad: School is starting and my 11-year-old daughter is pretty stressed out. Read more »
Check out this list for ways to get involved with faith life on campus. Read more »
When believing students find connection and community on a college campus -- particularly secular ones such as state universities -- they're more likely to remain faithful, students and campus... Read more »
Educators and administrators of public schools face new challenges as the demographics shift away from a white majority. Read more »
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A new poll conducted by Dan Jones & Associates for UtahPolicy.com shows that a plurality of Utahns oppose the Common Core, but only 1 in 5 likely voters can accurately identify what it is. Read more »
The Utah Jazz Bear and Salt Lake Bees' Bumble welcomed students back to school Monday. Read more »
One question is bound to pop up as college students head to campus: “Hey, Mom, would you cosign for a student loan?” Read more »
Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, announced Friday she has applied for the position of state superintendent of public instruction. Read more »
The school district in Los Angeles announced last week that it was exempting itself from the state's controversial parent trigger law, based on a federal waiver which exempts the law from federal... Read more »
Wallet Hub ranked each of the 50 states based on how well they care for their "underprivileged children." According to their website, Wallet Hub took into consideration 16 metrics that they felt... Read more »
As schools push for ever stronger academic performance, a key element to mental sharpness may be getting lost in the mix. Can Finland teach American schools the social and psychological importance... Read more »
Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »
The right kind of preparation in high school can make a big difference in keeping students on track for college completion. Read more »
Today, in addition to math, English and science, schools are including technology in the subject matter, as both a tool to lean and a tool to be learned. Read more »
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Paying for tuition with lotteries is a "regressive" tax but here to stay, analysis concludes. Read more »
What states are doing the best in terms of education? Here's a look at the top 15. Read more »
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top 25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the... Read more »
Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library. Read more »
The latest U.S. News and Word Report rankings of colleges and universities shows Brigham Young University and Westminster College leading the state. Read more »
Lunch workers did not follow policy when taking away lunches from students at a local elementary school in late January, according to findings from an independent review of the policies, personnel,... Read more »
A well-read crowd jammed the Natural History Museum of Utah Saturday for Library Day, which rewarded Salt Lake County library users who met summer reading goals with free admission to the museum.... Read more »
Hunter High School electronics and robotics teacher Scott Watson was one of 24 educators nationwide selected to attend the Air Force Recruiting Service’s For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology leadership... Read more »
Portland's Rosa Parks Elementary School hopes to break out of its test score doldrums with a year-round calendar. Will it work? Read more »
Andreas Vesalius' book "De Humani Corporis Fabrica" (Fabric of the Human Body), first published in 1543, is part of a buildingwide exhibition at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of... Read more »
The skin on Grace Karaffa's lips doesn't handle the elements very well at all, chapping until they bleed. For years when it's happened during school, she asked teachers for relief with lip balm,... Read more »
What's in a name? Well, these places got their monikers thanks to the help of religious figures, both small and large scale. Read more »
Utah State University is blazing trails at the Bonneville Salt Flats with a race car fueled by algae and safflower seeds. Researchers are using the speedway to market what they believe is the fuel... Read more »
The Utah Board of Regents unanimously approved the selection of Deneece Huftalin as the next president of Salt Lake Community College. Huftalin has served as interim president since January. Read more »
A growing movement in higher education is trying to teach empathy. Read more »
Utah Valley University’s Community and Continuing Education has announced a non-credit software testing certificate program designed to help students gain education and training in the... Read more »
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Read more »
More than 250 monarch butterflies flitted about the fairgrounds after their release by Flutterby Exhibits at the Utah State Fair Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The exhibit offered fairgoers a glimpse... Read more »
On Friday, a new class of Utah AmeriCorps members pledged to “get things done for America” as part of a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps' 20th anniversary. Read more »
The country's elite colleges still, by and large, admit mostly rich kids. Still, some schools are bucking the trend and opening their gates to high-performing kids from modest backgrounds. Read more »
Student loan debt isn't just a problem for the young. A small, but growing percentage of seniors struggle to pay back education debt — tens of thousands even seeing their Social Security... Read more »
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