The district is apologizing over an error that led some children with special needs being returned home hours late.
No one was told to be quiet Friday at the Kearns Library. The building was bursting with children running and laughing as they raced from one activity to the next, part of the library's 50th... Read more »
The State School Board on Friday approved a motion to request a one-year extension of Utah's waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »
To make the most money coming out of a North Carolina university, study nuclear engineering and you'll earn almost $90,000 a year. To make the least, study dramatic theater and earn $10,400. Read more »
The State School Board will vote Friday whether to request an extension of Utah's waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has approved appointments to administrative positions in Canyons School District. Read more »
The State Board of Regents has approved a new cybersecurity graduate certificate at Utah Valley University. The program will start this fall. Read more »
New research shows an upswing in healthy school lunch consumption among middle- and elementary-schoolers. Read more »
The Department of Education is trying to make it easier for students with troubled credit histories to get college loans. Read more »
Princeton Review ranked the most and least religious schools in the country. Read more »
The mayors of Herriman, Bluffdale, Riverton, South Jordan and West Jordan joined Jordan School District administrators Wednesday on surprise tours of the district. Read more »
The South Jordan City Council declined to take action on a school district split, allowing the deadline for placing the issue before voters to pass. Read more »
A diverse array of sharks is on display for families to see at Utah's Loveland Living Planet aquarium, where 11 species reside. Read more »
Salt Lake Community College has named JoAnne Wright dean of the School of Health Sciences, which oversees programs in the college’s nursing and allied health fields. Read more »
Utah students can put their creative talents to work promoting awareness of the risks of indoor radon gas by participating in the 2014 National Radon Poster Contest. Read more »
The Princeton Review's 2015 "The Best 379 Colleges," released Monday, contains a list of the Top 20 party schools and the Top 20 sober schools. Read more »
The school lunch or a brown paper bag? It’s a tale as old as time. Right now, kids in the United States are paying $2.08 on average for school lunch, according to the School Nutrition... Read more »
Keep your kids from falling behind in math this summer by using these everyday activities. Read more »
Temple announced this week that is offering an alternate entrance path that sidesteps standardized tests like the ACT and SAT. Students who ditch the exam need to show good high school GPA and be... Read more »
Ohio State University's new president and supporters of the school's storied marching band are clashing over the unexpected firing of a band director with deep roots in the organization. Read more »
About 250 Fidelity Investments employees helped revitalize a Title 1 school in Rose Park as part of a national effort to transform schools. Read more »
A new study out of the University of Arkansas argues that charter schools produce a significantly high return on investment when compared to traditional public schools. Read more »
When schools fail and fail to respond to their failure, parents in several states can now mobilize to wrest control of the school from district administrators. Read more »
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NCSU students develop new date-rape drug detection device. Read more »
With flexible programs aimed at working adults, for-profit colleges have become both a beacon of hope and a lightning rod of controversy. Read more »
You might be pleasantly surprised to find that the books that you didn't enjoy as a kid are actually fantastic as an adult. Read more »
A recent poll suggests that many Utahns not only dislike Common Core, but they also don't seem to fully understand it. That's a trend that seems to be worrying potential presidential candidate Mike... Read more »
The Davis School District is apologizing over an error that led to some children with special needs being returned home hours late on Monday. One family said Tuesday it has happened to them before. Read more »
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 »
A study of 800 Baltimore school kids finds that those born poor stay poor. Read more »
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 »
Back (home) to school: Thousands of Utah children return to class in their own kitchens, living rooms
Home schooling parents say there are resources available for anyone to educate their children at home, but some worry about the opportunities that are lost outside of a traditional school setting. 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 »
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 »
Summer has not ended for eighth-graders at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education who will be learning about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly in a unique way. Read more »
Canyons School District’s Special Education Department recently acknowledged the accomplishments of seven educators and staff members. Read more »
More than 70 Westminster College freshmen participated in the school's annual Helping Hands Day service project on August 19 to benefit South Salt Lake. Read more »
Awed parents and excited children flooded the new Odyssey Elementary School on Thursday, taking in the building's colorful, open-concept elementary at back-to-school night. 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 »
Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test. Read more »
The Utah Jazz Bear and Salt Lake Bees' Bumble welcomed students back to school Monday. Read more »
Dear Mr. Dad: School is starting and my 11-year-old daughter is pretty stressed out. 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 »
Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said... 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 »
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