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....


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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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