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In 2016 39,824 Utah students ? which includes all public school students ? took the ACT college entrance exam and posted an average score of 20.2, the same average score as was posted in 2015, according to data released today by ACT.

The Permanent State School Fund is the state's largest land grant trust fund, with a balance of $2.08 billion.

The Utah STEM Action Center (STEM AC) is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University's Community, Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment (CREATE) Lab to provide hands-on technology learning experiences for Utah students.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is part of Southern Utah University, a relationship that has helped foster the growth and viability of the Festival for over fifty years.

After a long wait, links to the newest 2016-17 versions of the Science Open Educational Resources (OER) Textbooks are available on the Utah State Board of Education Science website (http://schools.utah.gov/CURR/science/OER.aspx).

Teacher preparation is a top issue among education leaders?not just for K-12, but for higher education as well.

Utah State University?s recently opened Brigham City academic building joins nine other USU buildings in attaining LEEDŽ Gold certification.

In its annual survey of the 529 college-savings plan landscape, Morningstar said Utah residents also should look to UESP rather than seek out another state's 529 plan to save for their child's higher education expenses.

This year, Utah?s FAFSA completions increased 5.5%. This number could have increased due to Utah joining the FAFSA Collective Impact Initiative last year

The Utah State Board of Education unanimously selected veteran educator Sydnee Dickson as the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

Many colleges and universities are hosting girls-only STEM camps, to encourage better participation by women in STEM fields.

Speaking to school teachers today, Gov. Gary R. Herbert praised a statewide effort to improve financial and economic literacy in Utah?s schools.

The Utah System of Higher Education released projected student enrollment figures, which show an additional 52,000 students are expected to come to Utah?s public college and university campuses over the next ten years.

Regular savings of even small amounts may make college more affordable. Money saved in a 529 college savings account is money that a college student will not have to borrow and repay with interest.

Gov. Gary R. Herbert visited southern Utah to announce the expansion of an innovative work-based learning program that will allow high school students to qualify for jobs in the growing aerospace industry.

"Education is my number one budget priority, with nearly two-thirds of the state budget going toward education. Utah's continued economic prosperity is dependent upon our education system."

Utah's colleges and universities are celebrating the accomplishments of their graduates in commencement ceremonies last week and this week.

As recipients of the Utah STEM Action Center's PreK-12 Classroom Grant, Da Vinci Academy kindergarten students will release trout they have raised from eggs into the Ogden River on April 29.

Analysis from "Education Reform Now" reports Over half of college freshmen-about one in four students who enter college the fall after high school graduation-had to enroll in remedial coursework during their first year of college

The new center at Westpointe will benefit the community ? including [local] employers who depend on the college to educate and train future employees

The Utah State Board of Regents approved an average system-wide tuition increase of 3.7% for the 2016-17 academic year

A suite of space-weather instruments built for NASA by Utah State University?s Space Dynamics Laboratory has entered environmental testing at SDL?s Calibration and Optical Research Laboratory.

Research Week 2016 highlights USU?s legacy of discovery and the faculty and student researchers committed to that legacy.

Woodbury's new Bloomberg Lab opened on March 22, complete with 12 Bloomberg terminals that are preparing finance and economic business students for the actual trading floor.

Scientists at Utah State University are doing some of the first antivirus treatment trials to identify treatments for the Zika virus.

The office will be constructed on the USU Botanical Center property in Kaysville, and the building will be part of an addition to the existing USU Kaysville Education Center.

This conference is for teachers, parents, and high school students. The day will consist of two keynote speakers, teacher workshops and breakout sessions, parent & student workshops and informational booths.

GIS professionals are essential in the process of taking complex information and converting it into clear visual imagery that can be used in a huge variety of career fields.

While support for, and understanding of, autism has grown tremendously in recent years, one area that?s continually lagged behind is support for those with ASD transitioning from adolescence to adulthood.

Team VanGuard's performance earned them First Place in Utah in the Gold Tier after competing against 491 other national teams in it's tier.

Dr. Sydnee Dickson announced the launch of a new statewide #GoOpen initiative committing to support school districts and educators in the use of high-quality, openly-licensed educational resources in their schools.

USHE presidents are constantly reprioritizing resources within their institutional budgets to expand new programs, reduce bottleneck courses, and maintain overall institutional efficiency.

State Board of Education Chair David L. Crandall said Smith should be credited with bringing together an effective and dedicated administrative team at the Utah State Office of Education.

In 2001, the State Legislature established an initiative within the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE), which aimed to increase the number of students graduating from engineering, computer science and related technology programs.

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program named Snow College as one of the nation?s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

Utah State Board of Education, "the Board," hereby establishes the Advisory Committee for Equity of Educational Services for Students, "ACEESS."

The aim of the new ONSS is to develop a comprehensive national security academic program and help meet the demands of the burgeoning national security sector in Utah and across the nation.

USU President Stan L. Albrecht celebrates 10 years of education, innovation and growth at the university.

The break down is: Four doctorate programs, 4 master's degrees, 8 graduate certificates, 13 minors, 25 baccalaureate degrees, 4 Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees, 4 certificates of completion, and 13 certificates of proficiency.

Check out this site to learn more about school science fairs in your area.

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