Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program
A complaint filed by Salt Lake School Board member Michael Clara, alleging hiring discrimination in west-side schools, has been dismissed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Read more »
A school in Washington state has upped the ante on fighting childhood obesity by strictly regulating birthday and holiday treats in the classroom. Read more »
After more than a decade of eluding phone calls, a Brighton Heights man said his experience with a third-party collection agency hired to recoup his student loan debt went from marginally annoying... Read more »
A Utah senator is planning to back a bill that would provide school districts with funding to better train teachers to identify and help treat dyslexia. Read more »
Education reformers are asking for the U.S. to follow the teacher qualifications found in Finland and Singapore. Read more »
Despite stumbling blocks, the Utah Valley University Theatre Department has achieved remarkable success, including an impressive array of national honors. Read more »
Studies from the U.K. and Tasmania show that the more creative "text speak" children use while texting, the better they perform on spelling and grammar tests. Read more »
The Thunderbirds air show is this weekend. For each show, they choose a hometown hero to go up in an F-16. Becky Austad of Syracuse was selected as the "Hometown Hero" for her work with the... Read more »
An "Old Reliable" who fought for years in World War II will graduate from high school Saturday, two months after turning 100 years old. Read more »
Robert Minasian has a simple message for his two adult children, both of whom recently left college behind: Save as much money now as you possibly can. Read more »
The Hobby Lobby decision is slated to come this month. But when else did religious freedom reach the Supreme Court? Here's a list to cover that. Read more »
Criminal charges were filed Thursday against an Alpine elementary school teacher as part of a child pornography investigation. Read more »
The worth and practicality of a college degree is being questioned with increasing antagonism, with many highlighting mounting student debt as a reason to doubt the necessity of higher education. Read more »
Starting next year, Florida teachers will be given an option of joining a new merit-pay system or the older but safer system tied to seniority. But enthusiasm for the merit-pay program remains low. Read more »
Some comforting news for recent college graduates facing a tough job market and years of student loan payments: That college degree is still worth it. Read more »
On June 24, 1314, 700 years ago this week, Scottish King Robert the Bruce defeated an English army under King Edward II. Defeating an army of knights and archers with only spearmen, Robert's... Read more »
University of Utah students have secured a $10,797 grant from the Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund to push forward a landscape design project expected to save 100,000 gallons of water per year. Read more »
An early and vocal supporter of Common Core, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced last week that he aimed to pull the state out of the Common Core program, but the fight appears headed for court. Read more »
An audit released Tuesday found no evidence of wrongdoing by an evaluation committee that selected a team from University of Utah over a team from BYU for a contract to produce math textbooks. Read more »
Members of the Education Interim Committee discussed the need for greater technology education in schools during their meeting Tuesday. Read more »
Nebo School District has received notification that 39 of its buildings have earned the EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification, the most of any school district in the state of Utah. Read more »
Tennessee is the first state in the U.S. to offer free college credit through the state's community colleges to its high school grads. Read more »
New York is expressing interest in dialing back its intensely competitive gifted and talented program in favor of a model that reaches more kids by bringing the philosophies of gifted education... Read more »
Physical education has gained greater salience and attention of late as kids have grown increasingly sedentary and obese. Now there's a "new P.E." movement that aims to give kids the flexibility... Read more »
Some say it's "affirmative action for the rich." Colleges are forcing big tuition increases on lower-income students at greater rates than their higher-income peers, according to a new analysis. Read more »
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