Obama's longest-serving cabinet officer drew fire from left and right and pushed Common Core.
With the rise in SAGE scores, more schools earned A and B grades this year with Utah's school grading system, and most of last year's schools with failing grades have improved by a letter grade or... Read more »
Adam and Kaylie Allen have launched Smart Canary, a system of card games to make learning a new language a lot less daunting and a lot more fun. Read more »
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards has begun its search for Utah's top youth volunteers of 2016. Read more »
A professor was killed in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi, an official said Monday, and the campus remained on lockdown with the shooter still believed to be on the loose. Read more »
Aspiring college students will be able to apply for federal financial aid three months earlier than now and submit a previous year's tax return, changes aimed at helping more people pay for school,... Read more »
Janarion Grant did what he did best, but it still wasn't enough for Rutgers. Read more »
An Alabama district attorney took to Facebook to warn parents of an app that makes hiding photos easy for teens. Read more »
Westminster College opened its new Center for Veteran and Military Services on Friday to provide more extensive academic and cultural resources for students who have served in the armed forces. Read more »
The Davis Board of Education will hold three open houses to present information and answer questions about a school district bond on the November ballot. Read more »
Only 20 percent of students choose a private college education, but surprising discounts and burdens brought on by a public education make it a reasonable choice. Read more »
Seattle teachers striking over wages put down their picket signs Friday and worked on community service projects like food drives in commemoration of the 9/11 terror attacks. Read more »
Results from Envision Utah's survey show Utahns widely recognize education as an area that deserves additional investment, and most people are willing to pay more for a better educational program. Read more »
Charter opponents celebrate but defenders question timing as school year begins and decision throws hundreds of children into limbo. Read more »
Early Wednesday morning, the U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 list of best colleges, which ranks 1,800 schools based on academic excellence and reputation. Read more »
A new research survey finds school-aged children are more interested in learning code than a foreign language. Read more »
The Asay family has filed a lawsuit alleging that Bountiful High head volleyball coach Lane Herrick verbally and physically assaulted senior McCall Asay and junior Sydney Asay, both of whom are varsity players. Read more »
Teacher posts chart showing ideal bedtimes for students, and parents explain why it's a 'pipe dream'
A Wisconsin elementary school teacher posted a bedtime chart to help parents decide what time their kids need to go to bed. Some viewed it as helpful, while others said it was unrealistic. Read more »
Back to school doesn't automatically mean back to the mall. Thoughtful shopping can save on all sorts of items. Read more »
Is pretending we know all the answers to how the brain works, economic cycles, or even what makes us fat is the enemy of real knowledge? Read more »
A PTA form went viral for its realistic take on how overwhelming parents' lives are. Read more »
Cut Video offered some American children traditional school lunches from across the world, and, as their faces show, they thought some were better than others. Read more »
In a newly renovated Marriott Center on the Brigham Young University campus, more than 2,000 graduates and their supporters gathered for commencement exercises on Thursday afternoon. Read more »
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A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission. Read more »
Utah teachers sell their lesson plans to create full-time business using teacherspayteachers.com, an online market for educators that allows teachers to share, sell and buy original educational... Read more »
Sagar Basnet, a senior at Utah Valley University, is rebuilding the Shree Shiva Shaki Elementary School near his hometown of Gorkha, Nepal, which was demolished in an April earthquake. Construction... Read more »
Arne Duncan to step down as Education secretary after 7 years of aggressive and controversial policy leadership
Obama's longest-serving cabinet officer drew fire from left and right, pushed Common Core, butted heads with unions, and promoted charter schools and standardized testing. Read more »
When pastor Jon Nutter got a text message last Thursday about the shooting at Umpqua Community College and realized how many had been killed or injured, he immediately formed a prayer circle at... Read more »
The latest on the deadly shooting at a community college in Oregon (all times local): Read more »
The Davis School District is hoping voters will approve a $298 million bond to build three or four new schools and make needed upgrades at existing campuses. Read more »
Leaders of Utah's higher education system hope the Legislature will allocate new funding next year to provide better pay for professors, improve student-centered programs and build seven new campus... Read more »
Being an instructional coach, troubleshooter and financial manager in high pressure environments drives administrators away just as experience value kicks in, experts say. Read more »
Professors at Utah State University hope to follow about 3,000 middle schoolers over the next seven years to give them the best chance possible at succeeding in college. Read more »
Charters are not a threat to community schools, but a critical choice for low-income parents argues the president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Read more »
As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside a college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver to authorities, according to the grandmother of a student who... Read more »
Rates of chronic absenteeism for children in grades K-3 who experience intergenerational poverty are at least two times higher than their peers statewide, a new state report says. The increasing... Read more »
For the first time, new students at the college can enroll in a condensed eight-week semester for an expanded array of courses this year. Read more »
North Korea on Monday freed a South Korean national who is a student at New York University, in a possible sign it wants better ties with rival Seoul and may back away from a recent threat to... Read more »
The highest- and lowest-performing schools with students from low-income families were announced Thursday by the Utah State Office of Education. Read more »
The sheriff detailed how a shooter armed with several guns walked into a morning writing class Thursday at a rural Oregon community college and killed nine people. He described how investigators... Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton offered an emotional plea for tougher gun control laws on Monday, vowing after last week's deadly Oregon school shooting to tighten regulations on firearms buyers and sellers... Read more »
Various Salt Lake organizations earned praise in a Harvard Business School report released Monday that examined combined efforts to improve the well being and academic outcomes of students. Read more »
Students, librarians and community members publicly disclosed their views of the destructive nature of censorship and importance of the freedom to read Wednesday by sharing excerpts from banned and... Read more »
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