Fri, 28 Aug 2015
?The whole goal of STEM is to have students gain exposure to deep technical curriculum and not to be afraid of learning about, and working in, those areas,? said Jason Pierce, manager for the Utah Center of Excellence
Luckily for Utah students, parents and educators, there is a newly redesigned website from the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) containing all of this information in an easy-to-navigate, fresh format: StepUpUtah.com.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015
Utah is projected to have 67,410 students enrolled in charter schools this year, which constitutes 12 percent of public school enrollment.
Wed, 19 Aug 2015
Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Since 2004, there has been a 207 percent increase in Hispanic/Latino student enrollment at Utah?s public higher education institutions, according to USHE data.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015
Don't miss the opportunity to find some great reads.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015
Utah State University's premier TEDx event returns to the Caine Performance Hall Oct. 23, bringing together some of the brightest minds in northern Utah.
Fri, 07 Aug 2015
The Architectural and Engineering Design program will prepare you for a wide variety of entry- level positions working for design, mechanical, structural, machine and manufacturing firms.
Utah Open Educational Resource (OER) science textbooks have been updated for the 2015-16 school year
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
For teachers that prefer a printed textbook for their students, the OER textbooks have a creative commons license and can be downloaded for free and printed by your district/school without payment or penalty
Mon, 20 Jul 2015
While a degree from both types of institutions provides an ROI greater than just a high school diploma, the gap between the ROI of a public institution and a private one continues to grow.
Following completion of a rigorous seven-week summer course at Weber State University in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), 69 seventh-grade students will exhibit their projects at a graduation celebration on July 22
Wed, 15 Jul 2015
Elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the state will receive $45.8 million in School LAND Trust funds for the 2015-2016 school year, up 17 percent over last year.
Tue, 14 Jul 2015
Tristan Mazzu never considered a career in aviation. Now in her junior year at Utah Valley University, she is pursuing a dream she intends to make a reality.
The summer camps encourage students to have fun with science, technology, engineering and math, and build their confidence and ability in these key subject areas.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015
UVU Trustees approved constructing a privately funded building to support community members, educators and individuals with autism. The proposed facility will now move to the Board of Regents and State Building Board for consideration.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015
From desk to cock pit students within Southern Utah University?s professional pilot program are soaring into professional jobs, landing a 95 percent job placement rating after just two years of opening its doors.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015
The 2015 festival season runs from June 25 to October 31 in Cedar City.
Tue, 23 Jun 2015
In their memory, friends and colleagues on the Utah State Board of Education requested that the Utah Valley University Foundation establish the C. Mark and Amy Openshaw Annual Scholarship for the benefit of students attending UVU
Wed, 17 Jun 2015
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) sold six trust land parcels at its biannual public auction June 3, earning $1,957,000 for Utah?s Permanent School Fund.
Mon, 15 Jun 2015
Weber State University, in partnership with Utah MESA (math, engineering, science, achievement), will host the MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition June 17-20.
Fri, 12 Jun 2015
The State Library works together with others to provide high-quality summer reading program materials for children at the lowest cost possible for their public libraries.
Mon, 08 Jun 2015
Opening Ceremony for the 30th Annual Utah Summer Games is Thursday June 11th at 8:30 PM at the Eccles Coliseum on the campus of Southern Utah University.
Ranked No. 12 nationally, Utah State University-Online made its first-ever appearance in U.S. News & World Report?s Best Online Bachelor?s Degrees for Veterans.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015
Salt Lake Community College is among 40 colleges and universities nationwide experimenting with competency-based education and prior learning assessment
Mon, 01 Jun 2015
Summer Youth Experience is a program geared to students ages 13 to 17. Summer will be here sooner than you think, so make sure you don't miss the boat on all of the amazing classes taking place on campus this summer!
SITLA and the School Children?s Trust Office, organized the photo challenge asking K-12 students, parents, teachers, and administrators to show how School LAND Trust Funds are used in their schools.
Wed, 27 May 2015
Since 1991, the Utah Debate program has inspired students in grades four through nine to develop a deep understanding of issues related to Utah?s energy and water resources and the environmental landscape.
Tue, 26 May 2015
Thank you and congratulations to all participants of the 2015 Utah State Safety Skills Competition. A total of 18 school bus drivers competed in the event held at Alpine School District this month.
Mon, 18 May 2015
Summer camps, touring and main stage children?s productions, youth playwriting opportunities, and staged readings are all part of one of Utah Valley?s premier theater opportunities for youth
Fri, 15 May 2015
The event combines a 5K with a Healthy STEM fair, where participants learn about educational STEM opportunities and organizations in the Utah community.
Utah?s colleges and universities are celebrating the accomplishments of their graduates in commencement ceremonies last week and this week.
Tue, 05 May 2015
Citing data from ACT, 84% of 2013 Utah high school graduates wanted college degrees, yet only 25% appear well prepared for success in college according to ACT Benchmarks.
Mon, 04 May 2015
The Utah State Office of Education, with support from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation honored the 2015 recipients of the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015
Utah SEEd standards are available online for the public to view and provide feedback using an online survey tool.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015
Utah's graduation rate has increased by 8 percentage points over the last five years. In the same period, the dropout rate has declined by 8 percentage points.
Mon, 20 Apr 2015
The University of Utah celebrates Earth Day, April 22, with live music from a student artist, service and internship opportunities, free T-shirts, stations with interactive sustainable projects and a student art show.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015
This 5K event is designed for students, parents, and educators to come and engage in Healthy STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) experiences with the community.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015
Hear what the STEM Action Center is doing different than "business as usual" in education.
Mon, 06 Apr 2015
A detailed look at the Energy Institute, a part of Salt Lake Community College's Division of Continuing Education.
Thu, 02 Apr 2015
The Utah State Board of Regents approved an average system-wide tuition increase of 3.06 percent for the 2015-16 academic year?the lowest average increase since 1999.