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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.

Corner Canyon High School

Tue, 13 Aug 2013

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

Preparing Students for Jobs

Mon, 01 Jul 2013

You are a small-business manufacturer of steel parts, and you want to grow your company, but you need additional workers with specified training who can successfully lead that additional production. What do you do?

Five years ago, foreign language professor Alicia Giralt started a microfinance program in Guatemala. Each year her students return to teach Mayan women basic business concepts and loan them $50 to start or improve their enterprises.

Every year the Utah History Fair, based at Utah State University, encourages Utah students to participate in hands-on learning experiences that culminate in regional competitions where projects are evaluated.

At many institutions, buildings and other facilities are already at or near capacity, and this growth will require additional investment and innovation.

The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 established an estimated timeline for the search to replace Superintendent Dave Doty, who has resigned to join a Utah-based education-reform consulting firm.

The purpose of the Summer Food Service Program is to offer healthy, tasty meals to kids for FREE during the summer.

Affordable Colleges Online (ACO) has ranked Weber State University as 17th nationally on its list of low-cost colleges with graduates who earn high starting salaries.

"Find a Book" This Summer

Thu, 13 Jun 2013

Parents and students looking for something good to read over the summer break have a new resource available to them, thanks to a teaming of the Utah State Office of Education and MetraMetrics

The program recognizes the unique emotional and learning needs of early adolescent students. The Schools to Watch Program requires fidelity to 36 indicators of success in three main domains.

As technology and life converge, Utah State University is launching its new Flexible Learning Experience (FLEX), providing students with greater flexibility in how and when courses are taken.

Weber State’s Science in the Parks is returning to a location near you this summer! The program brings fun science to the parks in Ogden.

“I am making these changes after much thought about how best to meet the dynamic forces and opportunities we face moving ahead.”

National 5.29 College Savings Day (May 29) is a great day to start saving for college with Utah’s official 529 college savings program

The cost to attend summer programs is $10 per person, per course; each student will be limited to two classes.

The program will offer instruction for professional pilot licensure on rotor-wing and fixed-wing aircraft

Playing at the Natural History Museum of Utah, beginning on May 25, 2013.

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