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Oct 15, 2014, 09:48 ET UPSTART and CenturyLink Work Together to Cut Costs, Create More Preschool Slots

Thanks to a partnership with CenturyLink, UPSTART, Utah's state-funded, in-home preschool program, will now save money on Internet costs for about...


Aug 22, 2014, 06:15 ET Waterford Reading In the Cloud Earns 2014 Academics' Choice Smart Media Award for Mind-Building Excellence

Waterford Institute is pleased to announce that its cloud-based, early learning program Waterford Reading has been honored with a 2014 Academics'...


Aug 04, 2014, 06:15 ET Starting STEM Early: Cloud-Based Curriculum Helps Schools Effectively Teach Early Math and Science

Waterford Institute released its math and science curriculum today in a new, web-based format meant to help schools reduce costs and more easily...


Jun 12, 2014, 06:15 ET Waterford Reading Approved for Use in Colorado's READ Act

The Colorado State Board of Education recently approved nonprofit research center Waterford Institute's Reading Program for its advisory list of...


Apr 02, 2014, 04:50 ET Cloud-Based Curriculum Helps Schools Cut Costs, Meet State Teaching Standards

Waterford Institute recently launched its reading curriculum in a new, web-based format designed to help schools reduce their hardware costs and more ...


Mar 27, 2014, 06:15 ET Utah Legislature Extends UPSTART Preschool Program, Adds Funding for Thousands More Children

Thousands more young Utah children will have access to preschool after the Utah Legislature expanded UPSTART, a computer-based, in-home preschool...


Mar 12, 2014, 06:15 ET U.S. Department of Education Official Dr. Libby Doggett to Speak in Salt Lake City, Utah

Just a few months after President Barack Obama reaffirmed his major initiative to expand preschool in his State of the Union address, Utahns have the ...


Mar 05, 2014, 02:24 ET Rural School Districts Join Effort to Bring In-Home Preschool to Utah's Rural Children

Eighteen rural Utah school districts have signed on to participate in an $11.5 million federal grant award to expand UPSTART, Waterford Institute's...


Jan 30, 2014, 04:47 ET Washington County School District Presents How It Closed the Early Achievement Gap at the National Title I Conference

Four-year-olds are just too young to already be failing school. That's why teachers and administrators at Utah's Washington County School District...


Jan 15, 2014, 11:14 ET All Eyes on Utah As Waterford Institute Leads in Early Childhood Education Innovation

Waterford Institute was recently awarded $11.5 million from the Investing in Innovation (i3) 2013 federal grant competition for its early education...


Jan 09, 2014, 06:15 ET Waterford Institute Breaks from Pearson to Distribute Adaptive Learning Software Directly to Schools

Waterford Institute ended its partnership with education publisher and software distributor NCS Pearson, Inc. on Jan. 1, 2014. Waterford is now...


Nov 07, 2013, 07:15 ET UPSTART Utah Preparing Preschool Students Today for a Rewarding Tomorrow

Waterford Institute's UPSTART free at-home preschool program is now accepting 2014 pre-registrations for children entering kindergarten in 2015....


Oct 09, 2013, 10:29 ET Waterford Institute Awarded Company of the Year By Parents for Choice in Education

Parents for Choice in Education awards Waterford Institute with "Company of the Year" for the UPSTART (Utah Preparing Students Today for a Rewarding...


May 10, 2012, 02:01 ET Waterford Institute's Rusty and Rosy Reading Program Wins Gold in Mom's Choice Awards

Rusty and Rosy Reading, the in-home, interactive reading program created by Waterford Institute, has been selected as a Gold award recipient in the...


Apr 30, 2012, 09:57 ET Waterford Institute Introduces Classroom Advantage, a Comprehensive English Language Curriculum for Classrooms

Waterford Institute™ today announced the introduction of Classroom Advantage™ instructional software, a comprehensive reading, math, and science...


Oct 06, 2011, 12:41 ET Dr. Susan Landry and Dr. Douglas Clements to be Keynote Speakers at the Early Education and Technology for Children Conference

Salt Lake City, Utah, has been selected to host the second annual Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) conference on March 14-16, 2012, ...


Mar 02, 2011, 02:06 ET Announcing the First Annual Early Education and Technology for Children Conference

Salt Lake City, Utah, has been selected to host the first annual Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) conference on March 2-4, 2011, at ...


Feb 04, 2011, 08:44 ET UPSTART el Programa Sigue Marchando Bien en su Segundo Año

El programa UPSTART, un programa basado en computadoras y patrocinado por el estado de UTAH, está completando un segundo año exitoso y está listo...


Feb 04, 2011, 08:43 ET UPSTART Program Going Strong in Second Year

The UPSTART program, a computer-based preschool program funded by the state of Utah, is completing its second successful year, and is poised for...


Oct 05, 2010, 07:41 ET National Direct Selling Business Opportunity Scheduled to Launch October 6

Waterford Institute™, a Utah-based nonprofit research center that has invested more than $135 million in its software and programs, introduces a new...


Sep 23, 2010, 03:28 ET President of the Republic of Senegal to Visit Salt Lake City

His Excellency Adboulaye Wade, President of the Republic of Senegal, will be honored at a reception this Saturday, sponsored by Southern Utah...