With the rise in SAGE scores, more schools earned A and B grades this year with Utah's school grading system, and most of last year's schools with failing grades have improved by a letter grade or more.
Leaders of Westminster College are smiling at national rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News that measure overall educational value, affordability, services for military veteran students and other metrics.
Whether it's the Roman Empire or Chinese history, the U.S Civil War, the history of scientific discovery or more recent civil rights battles, the new wave of children's historical nonfiction is attracting a younger audience to read more about real events.
More 100 local, state and national leaders gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a new University of Utah institute formed to drive better-informed public policy decisions.
A joint education conference of educators, lawmakers and businesses at Southern Utah University culminated Thursday with several goals aimed at giving Utah students a more competitive edge in a global economy.
Carina Storrs, Special to CNN | Posted Sep 1st - 9:32am
The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.
Overall improvement in proficiency rates on standardized tests from 2014 was something educators expected to see, but some of the numbers are showing surprisingly rapid trends of improvement happening consistently across the state.