Parents of students at Bountiful Elementary School raised more than $10,000 for new security system.
A university president decided to take a pay cut of $90,000 to help give the school's lowest-paid workers a higher wage. Read more »
A Utah couple needs funding help for a new style of children's book that "takes the fun off the page." Read more »
The school boards of both Granite School District and Salt Lake City School District approved tax increases during Truth in Taxation hearings last week. Read more »
Heading off to school is stressful for young people on a variety of fronts. Among the biggest challenges is managing their own health far from home. And it can be a trial for parents, too, in this,... Read more »
Mother Lindsay Barnes already knows what the National Retail Federation is reporting in a recent study — it costs a lot to send kids back to school. Read more »
Georgetown research shows that sex education for prepubescents better prevents STDs, unwanted pregnancy and risky abortions. Read more »
Washington County School District reopens once abandoned elementary school as Water Canyon School in Hildale on Aug. 11. The school will serve children preschool age through high school living in... Read more »
The former Hartvigsen School pool could be used for Salt Lake County-run adaptive recreation programs under a proposal before the Salt Lake County Council. Minor facility upgrades, hiring staff and... Read more »
More than a year after 35 Atlanta Public Schools educators were indicted in a school cheating scandal that rocked the system, 12 people are set to go to trial Monday. 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 »
Think nobel laureates are teaching your kids? Think again many classes are taught by struggling low-paid adjunct professors. A new loan-forgiveness bill could give them a leg up. Read more »
Members of the Provo Utah Wasatch Tongan Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate the Makai Reading Initiative, a program designed to get young kids enthusiastic about... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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New research finds that teens whose school days begin later than the national norm of approximately eight o’clock achieve at higher levels than teens who start school earlier. The researchers... Read more »
A third-grade teacher at Columbia Elementary School in Kaysville has four sets of twins in her classroom, but only one set of twins is identical. Read more »
The Deseret News National Edition focuses on issues pertaining to family, faith, education, culture, causes and finances. Read more »
College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it. Read more »
A new partnership between the Salt Lake City Public Library and the Salt Lake City School District has resulted in roughly 14,000 students signing up for city library cards. Read more »
Children’s voices haven't filled the halls at the old Draper Park School for decades. Now, preservationists have a plan to revive the sounds of learning inside the historic building. 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 »
With so many free and cheap online courses available, anyone can go back to school. Read more »
Parents of students at Bountiful Elementary School raised more than $10,000 for new security system. Read more »
Canyons School District’s Special Education Department recently acknowledged the accomplishments of seven educators and staff members. 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 »
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 »
A study of 800 Baltimore school kids finds that those born poor stay poor. Read more »
Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end... 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 »
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 »
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 »
NCSU students develop new date-rape drug detection device. Read more »
The future of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has divided the institution named for the iconic designer. The quest to keep its accreditation status has some school board members... Read more »
Researchers found what students already knew, that school starts too early. Read more »
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