Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand Pell grants to prisoners.
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 »
School leaders in the Salt Lake City School District hope a new mentoring program will help novice teachers hone their skills and become permanent educators, as well as provide assistance to... Read more »
On July 4, 1826, former presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died. The two men died 50 years to the day that the Declaration of Independence was ratified. Read more »
More than 50 new laws took effect Wednesday in Utah, including measures requiring high school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test, restrictions on electronic-cigarette sellers and expanded... Read more »
Sister missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were relocated from one residence hall at the Provo Missionary Training Center after a bat was discovered in one of the rooms. Read more »
How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and... Read more »
Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from... Read more »
Sweeping implications of rulling may have been signaled in Kennedy's decision and oral arguments exchange. Read more »
There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »
Utah Valley University has welcomed three new members to its board of trustees. Read more »
The Davis School District has construction projects underway in many of its schools this summer. Read more »
United Way of Salt Lake is holding its annual Stuff the Bus drive to gather school supplies for children in need. Read more »
Crews began demolishing the 20,000-square-foot University of Utah Continuing Education building Tuesday in Sandy as they begin the construction process for a five-story luxury residential project. Read more »
According to Newsweek, universities around the country are pushing students with psychiatric challenges out on "medical leave" and then refusing to allow them to return. Read more »
Pixar’s “Inside Out” has enjoyed a tremendous amount of box office success and critical praise since its release, at least partially because of how it tackled the complexity of... Read more »
Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Read more »
Online registration for Canyons School District students begins Aug. 4 for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »
Utah Valley University announced plans Monday to construct a privately funded facility dedicated to autism on its campus. Read more »
Serious cultural erosion and the loss of vital traditional values now threaten both religious freedom and the family as an institution. In our society, money matters seem to dominate. Read more »
A scholarship has been established at Utah Valley University in memory of a family recently killed in a plane crash. Read more »
Nearly 15 years since its organization, the BYU Center for Animation has become a pipeline for students to enter the animation industry. Read more »
Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, was recently cleared of wrongdoing over a controversial essay she published on sexual politics on college campuses. Read more »
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Five years ago, Trish Alderman, mother of four, started Back-2-School Basics, an annual drive that outfits hundreds of Park City kids in school gear. Read more »
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Read more »
If your student doesn’t excel at high-stakes testing, like many students, getting into college might be getting easier. Read more »
Research out of Brigham Young University found negative academic outcomes from parent's comparing first and second-born children. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has voted to name the district's new alternative high school Diamond Ridge High. The school will open Aug. 19. Read more »
New research emphasizes the importance of intellectual humility. Read more »
About 50 local students took advantage of that opportunity by enrolling in a two-day program on Friday and Saturday at The Leonardo that focused on technology and engineering. Read more »
Split in traditional alliances signals a new era in education reform as reformers push for accountability and equity beyond "test and punish." Read more »
Utah will once again be exempt from portions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday. Read more »
The Utah State Office of Education on Wednesday announced new income guidelines for families whose children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school. Read more »
Some Louisiana legacy magnet schools use selective, not random admission, leading to questions over transparency and fairness. Read more »
A British university disclosed Wednesday that scientific tests prove a Quran manuscript in its collection is one of the oldest known and may have been written close to the time of the Prophet... Read more »
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