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Better recess key to school experience

01/09/2013 6:43am
A non-profit that focuses on playtime at recess is growing in Utah. Organizers believe recess can be the key to a whole school's performance and atmosphere.

Utah teacher: assigned homework does not benefit kids

01/09/2013 10:49am
After years in the classroom, a Utah educator is taking a stance on homework: he says it isn't needed, at least from a traditional standpoint.

6 tremendous fiction books for fans of the new 'Les Miserables' movie

01/09/2013 7:36pm
In this Book Matters list: six books, like the classic "Les Mis," that contain rich, historical detail, tear-inducing tragedy, heartbreaking emotion and stories that stand the test of time.

6 tremendous fiction books for fans of the new 'Les Miserables' movie

01/09/2013 7:36pm
In this Book Matters list: six books, like the classic "Les Mis," that contain rich, historical detail, tear-inducing tragedy, heartbreaking emotion and stories that stand the test of time.

Using the gym as punishment didn't work — until it did

01/09/2013 8:31pm
My attempt to be creative in punishing my teenage daughter backfired until I let go and let the gym work it's magic.