Students at Westminster college helped elementary kids build supply kits for their teachers, experience a college classroom by learning about the solubility of M&M's, play soccer and draw their dreams on graduation caps.
Michael Melia, Associated Press | PostedJan 15th - 10:22am
It's 1 o'clock on a Wednesday afternoon in Wallingford, Connecticut, and about 20 children are watching a screen at the front of the room as they take turns navigating challenges and collecting virtual currency to unlock powers, outfits and pets for their characters.
It's 3:30 a.m. in Beijing where "Jenny," a tutor with Qiao Qiao Chinese, is at her computer enthusiastically leading a fifth-grade class at Fremont Elementary School in an online lesson in Mandarin during its Monday afternoon class.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Trout Unlimited delivered about 7,000 rainbow trout eggs to 47 classrooms from Helper to Logan, part of a program that gives children an experience with nature.
Four Juan Diego High School seniors are starting the new year volunteering at a senior center in Sandy. All the school's seniors participate in a variety of different service projects their first week of school after the holiday break.
The Utah Division of Consumer Protection announced Wednesday the state will receive settlement funds for students from a $494 million nationwide lawsuit against Career Education Corporation, a for-profit education company.
Bradley J. Cook was selected the 17th president of Snow College Friday by unanimous vote of the Utah State Board of Regents. He succeeds President Gary Carlston, who is retiring after five years at the helm.
The Granite School District Board of Education voted 4-2 Tuesday to close Oquirrh Hills Elementary School after a three-year effort to improve student achievement resulted in lower end-of-year test scores and a school grade of "F."
Some of Utah's best and brightest students and teachers were honored Friday for their participation in the Stock Market Game, a statewide competition geared toward educating students about investing and teaching more about financial responsibility.
University of Utah scientists are sending engineered plants to an international space station for testing. They hope their discoveries may contribute to the field of space travel and putting humans in space.