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UVU vice president leaving for new job

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 »

July 8, 2015

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House passes No Child Left Behind rewrite

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 »

July 8, 2015

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What's next for No Child Left Behind and what does it mean for Utah?

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 »

July 8, 2015

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Students are angry their universities are investing in for-profit prisons

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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 »

July 8, 2015

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Brothers who inspired motion picture 'McFarland, USA' got out of the fields through education

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 »

July 7, 2015

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State audit shows costs to students for NCAA sports

A report released Tuesday shows revenue increasing for NCAA athletics in Utah, which includes higher costs for students. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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New trustee appointed at U.

J. Steven Price has been appointed to the University of Utah’s board of trustees. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Report: Troops face hassles with student loans, despite law

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 »

July 7, 2015

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Assistant higher education commissioner appointed

Julie Hartley has been appointed assistant commissioner of outreach and access for the Utah System of Higher Education. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law

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 »

July 7, 2015

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What's cool for back to school? A fresh look at the gear

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 »

July 7, 2015

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Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch

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 »

July 7, 2015

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Back to School: busy season for networks of online shoppers

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 »

July 7, 2015

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The tips you need to navigate another year of packed lunches

as a time when a lunch box was just that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch. Read more »

July 7, 2015

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Thai military court to release 14 students ahead of trial

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 »

July 7, 2015

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New tune for piano-playing senator: Revised education policy

How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate? Read more »

July 4, 2015

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Weber State, UVU to introduce program awarding college credit for work experience

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 »

July 3, 2015

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Winchester student spots error in Boston museum exhibit

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 »

July 3, 2015

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Here's an odd way to make it through college debt free

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Despite presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ best efforts, college in America still costs money. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Q&A: The case for competency-based teacher education programs

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Woodrow Wilson Academy will offer master's degrees using clear objectives, mentoring and high-tech simulators. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Teaching the teachers: Do we know how to create real professionals?

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After decades of school reform and accountability conflict, confusion still lingers over how to train great teachers. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Does Shakespeare still have a place in Common Core? This high school teacher doesn't think so

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A high school teacher has sparked debate over the place of the Bard and other dead white males in the common core. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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