As Head Start commemorates its 50th anniversary, participants and politicians look back on its impact.
The Alpine Board of Education has announced the appointment of Samuel Y. Jarman as the new superintendent of schools. Read more »
Murray High School students on Friday took pledges to avoid distracted driving in a campaign called It Can Wait. The name of the program comes from a public service announcement produced by junior... Read more »
Four children of active Utah law enforcement officers have received scholarships as the students and Utah's fallen law enforcement officers were honored. Read more »
The Utah State Board of Education on Friday made permanent a new teacher evaluation framework that relies on administrative observation, evidence of student growth and input from parents. Read more »
The University of Utah graduated its largest class to date Thursday, with 8,363 graduates from 77 countries earning 8,830 degrees. Read more »
Utah is expected to gain about 385,000 K-12 students by 2050, but state leaders are past due in planning and preparing for future growth, according to a Utah Foundation report released Thursday. Read more »
College graduations are happening all over America and one of the signature trademarks of any commencement ceremony is the commencement speaker and the speech that is given, which can range from... Read more »
A new report by Demos, a liberal think-tank that focuses on economic justice issues, explores the crisis of high tuition costs. Read more »
Clifton Sanders has accepted the position of provost of Academic Affairs at Salt Lake Community College. Read more »
The STEM Action Center recently gave out its first STEM Innovation Awards in partnership with the Utah Technology Council. Read more »
Miguel Davila had reasons to be skeptical when the University of California, Davis dedicated a bright, clearly marked space on campus for students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Read more »
Utah high school students got into gear on Wednesday at the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition, which fosters students’ interest in the automotive industry through a nationwide... Read more »
Testing officials say the rollout this spring of new standardized tests taken by computer in U.S. public schools has been without major problems in much of the country. Read more »
Dixie State University announced Monday it has placed a moratorium on parts of its free speech policy after three students sued the university in March for refusing to let them post satirical fliers. Read more »
The co-founder of a micro-lending company will deliver the commencement address for Salt Lake Community College this week. Read more »
Recent research from the University of Oviedo in Spain indicates homework needn’t take up an entire night. In fact, researchers found the perfect amount of time per day for homework was just... Read more »
This year's recipients of the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education were honored last week by the Utah State Office of Education. Read more »
In an effort to try and educate the "whole student," local universities are finding ways to address the spiritual needs of students in addition to their academic ones. Read more »
Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course. Read more »
But critics challenge the significance of the findings, see results as nearly a wash. Read more »
It was a strong year for Utah State University, whose eight colleges awarded 5,830 degrees on Saturday during commencement ceremonies. Stew Morrill, USU's retiring head basketball coach of 17... Read more »
Tech Times recently released a list of the best home-schooling apps. Here's a look at that list and how that fits into modern home schooling. Read more »
Debt and blocked career choices haunt victims of for-profit career college's demise. Read more »
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How do you judge the worth of a teacher? While there are certainly plenty of intangible ways to understand how much our educators are valued, it seems as if the easiest method is simply... Read more »
Utah State has hired Louis Wilson as an assistant coach under Tim Duryea. The university announced the hiring Thursday morning. Read more »
Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting... Read more »
President Barack Obama said Wednesday the threat posed by climate change is evident all around and that those who deny the "indisputable" science that it is real are putting at risk the security of... Read more »
Dispute in Sacramento parallels history disputes reaching to high school AP exam, as educators battle over what views of history should be taught. Read more »
With a new class of graduates entering the workforce, their future will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’— the U.S. has been at war for the majority of... Read more »
Educators and lawmakers met Wednesday to discuss the development of Utah's comprehensive 10-year plan for education, which is expected to be complete this fall. Read more »
American Leadership Academy's choir illustrates the growing popularity in show choirs while teaching students skills they can apply to other facets of their lives. Read more »
Utah educators hope a modest but well-placed boost in funding will strengthen the relationship between public schools and higher education, helping more students enroll and succeed in college. Read more »
On May 22, 1856, Rep. Preston Brooks beat Sen. Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate with a cane. The beating was in response to a speech that Sumner had given in which he insulted the South... Read more »
According to a new study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, college graduates who studied architecture and engineering are likely to make more money right out... Read more »
As Head Start commemorates its 50th anniversary, participants and politicians look back on its successful impact on the U.S. and the future they see for the program. Read more »
The Jordan Education Foundation has recognized educators and special educators in the Jordan School District with annual awards. Read more »
Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Read more »
And he plays the saxophone, not football. He made his decision based on avoiding debt. Read more »
Harvard University has recognized Salt Lake County's preschool program as one of the best in the country for government innovation. Read more »
This fall, Southern Utah University will begin its Jumpstart GE program, which will allow a group of incoming freshmen to complete their general education requirements in one year, a process that... Read more »
Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. market in a factory in this village in northern Jordan consider themselves lucky — even though they spend 48 hours... Read more »
Middle and high school students attempted to shield their science projects, robots and model roller coasters from the rain Friday as they waited to enter Lagoon amusement park for Utah State... Read more »
Utah's colleges and universities are expected to gain about 50,000 students or more by the year 2024, according to enrollment projections presented to the Utah State Board of Regents on Friday. Read more »
Westminster College, now in its second year of its five-year strategic plan, is bucking the national trend of private colleges struggling financially due to rising operating costs and other strains. Read more »
Salt Lake Community College has named Richard Scott the new dean of the SLCC School of Arts, Communication and Media. Read more »
According to a new survey from the American Federation of Teachers, today’s instructors across the nation are becoming increasingly stressed, and they’re quick to complain about... Read more »
A federal judge must decide whether this Mississippi Delta college town's school system is an oasis of integration or a glaring example of continued segregation. Read more »
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