Big results may come in small packages. Is Bill Gates surprised?
Elderly Americans have more student loan debt than ever, and those who can't pay can have their retirement benefits garnished. Read more »
Entrada Adult High School is hosting an open house and barbecue for prospective students Wednesday. Read more »
A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month. Read more »
A North Carolina appeals court decided Friday that students who were approved for publicly-funded scholarships to attend private schools this fall can receive the money even though a trial court... Read more »
The University of Utah's annual weeklong homecoming celebration began with Redfest on Friday and culminates Sept. 27 with the football game against Pac-12 opponent Washington State University. Read more »
The latest edition of the college preparation source published by the Utah System of Higher Education, the Utah College Guide, is now available. Read more »
But, it will keep 61 assault rifles and an armored vehicle. . Read more »
Chronic absence affects 12 percent of Utah students and as much as one-third of students in rural schools. While widespread solutions are available, reaching out to students individually remains... Read more »
Robert D. Newman, dean of the University of Utah's College of Humanities and professor of English, has been appointed president and director of the National Humanities Center. Read more »
Dozens of administrators and students joined with members of the West Valley community to honor the distinguished efforts of the late Sherri Jepson Winder with a permanent memorial at Granger High... Read more »
Dinosaur National Monument has announced changes in hours and services as fall and winter approach. Read more »
The Jordan School District was the first in the state to put ads on the sides of its buses, and officials reported it’s not only bringing in good money, it’s also building community pride. Read more »
In an effort to make a lesson better, Missouri’s teacher of the year found himself in the middle of violence
The scar on Chris Holmes’ left temple could be considered a marker of the measures he’ll take to make a lesson matter to his journalism students at Hazelwood West High School. Read more »
Compromise bill reflects growing consensus and smart politics . Read more »
A Utah senator is proposing legislation that would make computer coding classes accessible to all students, as early as elementary school. Read more »
Gail Blattenberger, longtime professor of economics at the University of Utah, has devoted her life to three causes, peace, poverty, and the environment. Her lifetime commitment to those causes has earned her the Gandhi Peace Award. Read more »
Oquirrh Elementary students received t-shirts donated by Shoe Carnival as part of the Walk Tall, Respect for All anti-bullying campaign. Read more »
Comic books are more than fodder for Hollywood movies. For some kids, they can be a gateway into a lifelong love of reading. Read more »
Paying for tuition with lotteries is a "regressive" tax but here to stay, analysis concludes. Read more »
The Common Core standards, a series of educational standards aimed at helping student prepare for higher education and entry into the workforce, were adopted by more than 40 states in 2010. Read more »
Wallet Hub ranked each of the 50 states based on how well they care for their "underprivileged children." According to their website, Wallet Hub took into consideration 16 metrics that they felt... Read more »
A new report shows that many four-year colleges and universities play a shell game with federal Pell grant money meant to cut college costs for low-income students. Read more »
Yesterday I published a somewhat upbeat report from Stanford University/Hoover Institution Research Fellow Michael Petrilli. Here's a much more pessimistic reply, from his colleague and long-time education expert Chester Finn. His... Read more »
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The poorest of the poor in many Third World countries send their kids to private schools, British researcher claims
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai was a student in a low-cost private school for poor families. . Read more »
Big results may come in small packages. Is Bill Gates surprised? Read more »
A feminist media critic who canceled a speaking appearance at Utah State University on Wednesday claims the school failed to warn her of a threat made against her. Read more »
Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association and keynote speaker for the UEA convention, said she sees hope in teachers' ability to reclaim their authority as experts and... Read more »
A prominent feminist scheduled to speak at Utah State University on Wednesday canceled her presentation, citing Utah gun laws, after an email threatening a campus shooting was sent to the school. Read more »
One national poll says teachers are happy with Common Core; another poll in Tennessee says they are not. Read more »
Students from the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind gathered outside City Creek Center on Wednesday to raise awareness of the visually impaired and blind in honor of White Cane Safety Day. Read more »
There are things those with an interest in student loans — prospective students and their parents and grandparents — can do to avoid the worse outcomes. Read more »
A northeastern Pennsylvania school district opened with tightened security Monday after the suspect in a deadly police ambush was believed to have been spotted near one of its campuses. Read more »
Textbooks are expensive, easily costing $300 for one book. The student have reacted by declining to buy, which is sending prices even higher. Read more »
State lawmakers are revisiting the possibility of creating a pilot program intended to allow parents more flexibility in funding a customized education for their children. Read more »
The Salt Lake County Health Department has said that any possibility of bacterial meningitis at Copper Canyon Elementary School has been ruled out. Read more »
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