Although Martin MacNeil was released from federal prison Friday, investigators and family members believe that he spent a lifetime getting away with other crimes — including murder.
At 18, Danielle Allison had big dreams. She wanted to go to Pepperdine and get her law degree, become an attorney and make a difference. But before she committed to that route, which would have included at least seven years of schooling and tens of thousands of dollars of debt, her dad suggested she take a few law classes at her local community college to see if that was really the road she wanted to take.
After losing their 2-year-old granddaughter in an automobile accident last week, a Salt Lake City couple is working to ensure safety improvements are made at a dangerous intersection.
A recent report by the National Education Policy Center found that online schools are not performing as well on state tests as their traditional face-to-face counterparts.
Never did a blue collared shirt and khakis mean so much to me as when I met Brad Ericksen at Lincoln Elementary School in Layton, Utah, in the late spring.
REXBURG, Idaho — Betty Oldham has seen her fair share of changes at BYU-Idaho.
NEW YORK — J.D. Griffith walked off the subway and onto the bustling streets of midtown Manhattan. It was an April evening, cold and rainy, and he was a long way from home.
NEW YORK — Holly Hatfield hardly ever eats out. She can’t afford health insurance and hasn’t gone on vacation in five years.
For the first time in seven years the number of new students starting graduate school dropped last fall, according to a report released by the Council of Graduate Schools this week.
Many researchers agree that teaching experience matters, yet children today are more likely to encounter a teacher with far less experience than the teacher they most likely would have had 10 years ago, according to an article at today.msnbc.msn.com/id/44505094/ns/today-education_nation/ MSNBC.com.
Many high-achieving students in elementary and middle school don’t stay high achievers over time, according to a new study released by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on Tuesday.
PROVO — At the beginning of the school year, Lance Vandermark asked his second grade class what kind of handwriting they wanted to strive for this year.
REXBURG, Idaho — In Rexburg, you may be able to chew gum and walk at the same time, but you can’t text and walk across the street.
Parents, organizations decide to fight back
SALT LAKE CITY — Even in a mall in Utah, one of the most conservative states in the country, bodies scream for attention. On a late summer afternoon, a teenage “novelty” shop employee stands atop a ladder in super-short shorts, midriff showing, arranging merchandise. It’s not clear if she knows how very much of her is on display. But the teenage boys ogling her do.
SALT LAKE CITY — Walking down the halls of the K-8 school, you can hear students reciting in sync.
Over the last five years, more and more classrooms are becoming tech savvy. Students across the nation are getting iPads starting in kindergarten, many classrooms are equipped with laptops for every student and Smartboards (or electronic whiteboards) are also becoming a must-have.
LDS Church leaders had told every Ricks College president since the late 1950s that the little church school in Idaho would never become a university.
For decades, educators and policymakers have looked for ways to encourage more minorities to go into the teaching profession.
The American Civil Liberties Union sent letters out to several schools across the country a few months ago, cautioning them to remove filters blocking content geared toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities as part of the national www.aclu.org/blog/lgbt-rights/dont-filter-me “Don’t Filter Me” campaign.
Teacher quality is at the center of the major debates about American schools — how do you measure quality teaching in a classroom and why is America falling behind other countries in educating children?
There are many dieting books on shelves for adults — ones about healthy living, losing weight fast, the right way to diet. Come October, they will be joined by a dieting book aimed at children.