US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Northwest Middle School Thursday. Duncan was joined by State Supt. Martell Menlove, Salt Lake Superintendent McKell Withers, Principal Brian Conley, students, parents and teachers
In academic performance, these schools are the top 15 percent of Title I schools and all have either above average academic growth or above average academic achievement.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove delivered the annual State of Education Address on Nov. 19 from M. Lynn Bennion Elementary School in Salt Lake City.
The ribbon cutting for the 18,000-square-foot building, known as Weber State Downtown, will occur Nov. 21 at 10:30 a.m.
The State Board of Regents announced the four finalists for the President of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah. The Presidential Search Committee conducted a national search and considered nearly 70 candidates.
Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. believed, “Everyone in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.”
The University of Utah will honor 11 Utah veterans, including the second female admiral, at its 16th annual Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
The weeklong 40th anniversary celebration of Weber State's Social Science Building will include an open house with family-friendly activities, a college reunion, a lecture from a renowned historian and “Utah Antiques Roadshow.”
Shmoop, a digital curriculum and test prep company, is partnering with Utah to provide the state’s 11th graders with test prep help to successfully prepare for the ACT exam in March.
Weber State University announced that the Sorenson Legacy Foundation has given $3 million to the College of Arts & Humanities to create an endowed arts program to perpetuate arts-integrated learning.
The goal of STEM for U Week is to build connections between the U of U and the broader community while introducing grade school students to STEM content, role models, and careers.
The State Board of Education approved eleven new charter schools to open in the 2014-2015 school year. Utah International was among the new schools approved by the Board.
On Thursday, October 3, Lakeview Elementary School students and guests celebrated their outstanding academic performance from the 2012-13 school year.
The Flight Training Excellence awards were created to highlight the best the flight training industry has to offer.
The new Elementary Mathematics Teachers Academy at Utah State University launches fall semester 2013, with the goal of preparing teachers to more effectively teach the Common Core Standards for mathematics.
Last year over 1,200 job seekers and 30 top employers attended this FREE community event sponsored by The Department of Workforce Services and Bridgerland Applied Technology College.
This year, as in each fall for the past 30 years, more than 1,500 Cache County school children are participating in Cache County Natural Resource Field Days.
@Geneva will combine with the Town of Vineyard to become one of the largest community developments in Utah. It will include housing, many geared to UVU students, for 26,000 future residents.
Heritage and Arts is partnering with Weber State University to host the next “Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit” on October 30, 2013. Breakout sessions will focus on the theme “Preparing for the Real World.”
Fifty-six percent of Utah public schools earned either an A or a B in the first-ever release of school grades in compliance with a new law enacted by the Utah Legislature in 2011
The fourth-annual festival will take place this Sept. 3-7, at DSU and at various theater locations throughout Washington and Kane Counties.
This app is intended to provide one place for parents to access district, school and student news and information, all in one convenient location.
UVU’s Community & Continuing Education Department offers a variety of conferences and on-campus, online and nontraditional courses each semester, all designed to extend low-cost, convenient learning experiences to everyone
Many Utah school districts welcomed their students back this week for the start of the Fall Term.
As Career and Technical Education (CTE) educators, you no doubt spent part of your summer updating your knowledge and skills to ensure that your classroom experiences are better than ever.
Last year on Constitution Day nearly 200 Utah lawyers and judges volunteered in social studies classrooms across the state, teaching students about the separation of powers and the importance of an independent judiciary.
When mice ate a diet of 25 percent extra sugar – the mouse equivalent of a healthy human diet plus three cans of soda daily – females died at twice the normal rate and males were a quarter less likely to reproduce
You are invited to take advantage of all the resources you see at the Davis ATC Open House on August 22nd from 5-7 pm. DATC will be offering orientation, tours, career camps, finance camps, scholarships and refreshments.
Canyons School District has a new high school! Corner Canyon High School, named after the nearby and very popular canyon in Draper, UT, will open its doors this August to more than 1,800 students.
A ribbon cutting and open house will take place Aug. 14 to celebrate the grand opening of the newest addition to Weber State University’s Wildcat Village student-housing community. The ribbon cutting will be at 4 p.m.
The University of Utah is launching a new graduate program this fall in petroleum engineering designed to produce well-qualified petroleum engineers with knowledge about responsible development of oil and gas resources.
Six universities were selected either as a Multidisciplinary Simulation Center (MSC) or as a Single-Discipline Center (SDC). The MSCs will receive $3.2 million and the SDCs will receive $1.6 million each year for five years.
The Essential Elements for language arts and math are specific statements of content and skills that link to the Utah Core Standards
The state treasurer announced Friday that school trust fund investments received record earnings, pushing the total value over 1.6 billion dollars at the end of the state’s fiscal year in June.
The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) is in the process of working with school districts statewide to identify potential schools for participation during the 2013-14 academic calendar year.
The Utah Office of Education today announced its policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and/or Special Milk programs.
Three researchers at Utah State University’s Center for Persons with Disabilities hope to create a bully-free school environment through a series of trainings for teachers and parents.
Utah students and schools are among the recipients of the 2013 President’s Education Awards Program (PEAP).
Utah's Applied Technology Colleges have a lot to offer Utah students. You'll get a feel for the many opportunities available in this short video.
This year the legislature passed a law allowing for a speedy approval process to charter applications