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Feds OK Utah's demand for more education control

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s application for a flexibility waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law has been approved, including wording...


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Weber State students fish for credit

Weber State University cast out a tempting lure — physical education credit for a weekend of fishing — and several students took the bait....


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WSU named 'Great College to Work For'

Weber State University has been honored as a “Great College to Work For,” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle released its eighth...


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Farmington girl wins healthy recipe contest, meets First Lady

FARMINGTON — Creating her own sushi recipe for the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge landed Farmington Elementary third-grader Indiana Coyle a trip to the...


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Lawmakers debate effectiveness of preschool, kindergarten

SALT LAKE CITY – National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results show Utah students score at the national average in math and reading. Yet in the...




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Construction camp offers new views on an old trade

OGDEN — Local teens tried their hand at construction at a trade camp at the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College, and they liked what they did. Every...


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Crime report: Schools are becoming safer

Crime in schools is down across the nation, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice...


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Online school to hold information sessions

LAYTON — Traditional school doesn't work for every student. Some kids need a more flexible option to work around activities that require travel or a...


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NEA president says Congress ready to 'try smart'

SALT LAKE CITY — For the first time in more than a decade, Lily Eskelsen Garcia has hope for meaningful changes to the federal No Child Left Behind act....


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Brad Smith joins Chiefs for Change education group

WASHINGTON, D. C. -- Chiefs for Change, a network of state and local education leaders, announced today that Brad Smith is one of its three new members. According...


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