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Utah Valley University has announced that Marc Archambault, vice president of development and alumni relations, has taken a new position at Western Kentucky University. Read more »
The House narrowly passed a Republican-led rewrite of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law on Wednesday, voting to dramatically lessen the federal role in education policy for the... Read more »
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday began deliberating over a bill to replace the embattled federal education law known as No Child Left Behind, and Utah educators hope it will lead to greater local control. Read more »
At the behest of student group Columbia Prison Divest, Columbia this week became the first U.S. university to pull investments from prison companies, inspiring students at other universities to... Read more »
The Diaz brothers, inspiration for the Disney motion picture "McFarland, USA" got out of the fields because of education, Danny Diaz told youth attending the League of United Latin American... Read more »
A report released Tuesday shows revenue increasing for NCAA athletics in Utah, which includes higher costs for students. Read more »
J. Steven Price has been appointed to the University of Utah’s board of trustees. Read more »
A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and programs put in place to protect them. Read more »
Julie Hartley has been appointed assistant commissioner of outreach and access for the Utah System of Higher Education. Read more »
Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the White House urges changes that the administration says would ensure that schools be held... Read more »
For kids of all ages, one big thing helps soften the blow of summer turning into fall: fresh and fun back-to-school gear. Read more »
Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy speech that... Read more »
any parents hit the stores to find their children's back-to-school wardrobes, the online marketplace also buzzes this season. And for some dedicated shoppers, it is more than a convenient place to... Read more »
as a time when a lunch box was just that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch. Read more »
A military court in Thailand said Tuesday it will release 14 student activists from detention but they will still face sedition charges — and the prospect of years in prison — for... Read more »
How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate? Read more »
This fall, Weber State and Utah Valley universities will pilot a program to give students credit based on experience gained in the workplace. Read more »
When rising Handley High School sophomore Joseph Rosenfeld visited the Museum of Science in Boston earlier this month, he saw something nobody had noticed before — an error in one of the... Read more »
Despite presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ best efforts, college in America still costs money. Read more »
Woodrow Wilson Academy will offer master's degrees using clear objectives, mentoring and high-tech simulators. Read more »
After decades of school reform and accountability conflict, confusion still lingers over how to train great teachers. Read more »
A high school teacher has sparked debate over the place of the Bard and other dead white males in the common core. Read more »
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The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and light-emitting diodes, or LED. Read more »
Several Salt Lake County cities and school districts are proposing property tax increases, and if they're all approved, residents collectively could be asked to pay roughly $10 million more in taxes. Read more »
"Opportunity culture" program offers pay and career incentives to teachers to teach rather than administrate, and the results just in are looking impressive. Read more »
According to recent Gallup research, those with four-year degrees are hardly more likely than those with a high school diploma or less education to continue with lifelong learning. Those with... Read more »
Will putting more of the burden on the university really help with the student loan debt crisis? Read more »
New Jersey Republican appeals to party base, but echoes Democrat in next door New York, a pairing that reflects new education alignments. Read more »
The creativity of two high school students in American Fork has earned them thousands of dollars in scholarship money. Read more »
The two boys at Harmony Road Music School banged on the drums, shook rain sticks and rattles, and tried to pick out tunes on the piano. Read more »
With less than a month until the semester begins at Southern Utah University, officials are scrambling to house the school's largest freshman class to date. Read more »
Young parents can hear shocking statistics — such as that some private schools could cost about $450,000 for four years by the time today’s newborn heads to college — and give up... Read more »
Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping first-generation college students finish a post-high school education. Read more »
On Monday morning, current and former students took to Twitter to explain what lessons they learned while in school. Read more »
If you’re worried about the grades your daughter is bringing home, her teacher might be able to help more than you previously thought. Read more »
The Utah Digital Learning Task Force, created by the Legislature to form a plan for bringing technology into Utah classrooms, will employ a California-based consulting firm to help develop the... Read more »
Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and... Read more »
Some federal and state prisoners could begin receiving student aid to take college courses — while still behind bars — as early as the 2016-2017 school year. Read more »
Which state has the best school system? What about the worst? And where does Utah fall? A recent study released by WalletHub ranked U.S. schools systems by state, with the final rankings... Read more »
The Murray School District is holding an enrollment night for registration assistance 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Hillcrest Junior High School, 178 E. 5300 South. Read more »
Utah State University has selected Maura E. Hagan as the new dean of the College of Science. Read more »
Contextual education program at La Guardia College in New York offers one widely respected model for moving beyond the exam. Read more »
There’s no doubt about it: Americans love sports. Yet, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are here to remind us, albeit with a lot of laughing, just how much that love of sports can distract... Read more »
If your student doesn’t excel at high-stakes testing, like many students, getting into college might be getting easier. Read more »
As a member of the Utah State Board of Education for 12 years and chairwoman of that board for five years, I am in a unique position to express my gratitude for the individuals who have worked and... Read more »
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Read more »
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