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Pell grants expanding to benefit students in unlikely places

The Pell program, which awards grants mostly to undergraduate students receiving conventional college educations, is expanding to benefit non-traditional students in unlikely places.

September 06, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


Procrastination pays when it comes to back-to-school shopping

Chances are your kids are back at school. If you haven't finished their back-to-school shopping, you're not alone.

September 06, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Education


N.J. teacher keeps job after being late 111 times in 2 years

A New Jersey teacher who earns $90,000 a year can keep his job after being late 111 times over a two-year stretch, an arbitrator ruled, after finding that the district had not given him any proper warning and due process.

September 03, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Q&A: The case for competency-based college education

The Woodrow Wilson Foundation turned heads in education circles last month when it announced a partnership with MIT for an education graduate program that will offers degrees to aspiring or current teachers based on their proven competence rather than seat time.

September 02, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


American smarties call these 10 cities home

The brightest Americans' choices in where they call home play a large role in bolstering local economies and quality of life for all residents, according to WalletHub's "2015's Most and Least Educated Cities" analysis.

September 01, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Quiz: Can you define Oxford Dictionaries' newest entries?

Language traditionalists beware: Trying to define some of Oxford Dictionaries' newest entries might make you "rage-quit."

August 31, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Do Americans support standardized testing? It depends on how you ask the question

Americans are sharply divided on standardized testing and many other hot button educational issues, two new back-to-school public opinion polls find. But which way they lean seems to depend on who asks the question and how they phrase it.

August 30, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Barber's haircut-story swap shows students the importance of reading

An Iowa barber made a slight tweak to his business model when offering children back-to-school haircuts.

August 27, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


What keeps teachers from staying in the field might surprise you

Public school teachers encourage students to dig deep when learning class curriculum, but it turns out, educators must also dig deep into their own wallets to purchase supplies as school starts back up each year.

August 27, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | Education


Yale and other Ivy League schools under fire for hoarding hedge funds, paying managers

A University of San Diego law professor took to the New York Times last week to challenge the tax-exempt status granted to enormous Ivy League endowment funds, particularly in light of the massive fees they pay hedge fund managers to manage those funds.

August 27, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


Prestigious law degrees provide career ‘insurance,’ study says

When a law firm goes bankrupt and partners are forced to seek new jobs, the graduates of elite law schools, despite having earned their degrees decades earlier, are likelier to land on their feet at comparable or better firms. That’s according to a recent study published in the May/June issue of Organization Science.

August 25, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Education


GOP candidates scramble to distinctions and base appeal at education summit

Chris Christie is still swinging; Ohio Gov. John Kasich changed his mind after 20 years; and Jeb Bush wants to privatize everything. Those are some of the highlights from New Hampshire where Republican presidential hopefuls flocked this week to answer questions at an economic summit sponsored by journalist-turned-education reformer Campbell Brown.

August 25, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education


7 reasons you should homeschool your kids

Another school year is just getting started. If you are dreading sending your kids back to school, maybe now is a good time to consider homeschooling. Educating kids at home has come with some stigma in the past, but in recent years, homeschooling has had a face-lift.

August 23, 2015 | Lisa Robbins FamilyShare | Education


Why some states can and others can't desegregate schools

Despite more than a half century court rulings and federal laws mandating integrated schools, American schools remain racially segregated.

August 23, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Education


The perils of unexpected college cost

College begins shortly for millions of American students (if it hasn't already). That can mean thousands of dollars for tuition, books and other anticipated expenses.

August 21, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Library Kicks Off Summer Reading

The Summer Reading Program at the Oakdale Library is officially underway; kicked off on May 22, and it will continue all through June and July ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Google This

Recently, a group of Cloverland Cougars were treated to a visit by a Google Representative who shared the Augmented Reality Pioneer Program. Ten different classes ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Magnolia Third Graders Enjoy Downtown Walking Field Trip

By AUTUMN NEAL

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Annual OHS Awards Night Celebrates With Generous Scholarships Presented

The 50th Annual Oakdale High School Senior Awards Night was hosted earlier this month at Gene Bianchi Community Center. A total of $250,400 in ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Magnolia Students Lace ‘Em Up For Competition

The annual end-of-the-school year Track and Field Day hosted for Magnolia elementary students played out under sunny skies on Friday, May 18. The older students ...

May 23, 2018 | | Education


Shelly Crist Captures Reed Award At OJHS

Shelly Crist has been the lead Campus Custodian, Supervisor of grounds and buildings and coordinator of set up and take down for all special events ...

May 16, 2018 | | Education


OHS Earns Livestock Judging State Title

Another trophy will now grace the case of the Oakdale High School Hall as Oakdale FFA students were recently named the State Champion Livestock Judging ...

May 16, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Seventh Grade Students Step Back In Time

Oakdale Junior High School hosted its annual Renaissance Faire on Friday, May 11. The all-day theme event is hosted each year for the seventh grade ...

May 16, 2018 | | Education


SPECIAL GIFT

Oakdale Junior High School Principal Jon Webb and Vice Principals Catherine Medlin and Talmage Allen are shown with the newly installed Ram statue at the ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


School’s Ag Day Puts Focus On Rural Life

Students at a pair of area elementary schools got a chance to see agriculture up close and personal on Friday, with multiple visitors bringing animals ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


DONATION THANKS

Kiwanis Club of Oakdale has made another $1,000 book donation to Oakdale Junior High School. The chosen books for the junior high feature topics ...

May 02, 2018 | | Education


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