Friday, 20 January 2012 14:00

Headlines Friday, Jan. 20, 2012

Around Canyons
How can parents help kids with disabilities? Canyons' Robin Collett offers tips on KUTV
http://connect2utah.com/news-story?nxd_id=203497

Quail Hollow Elementary lights up Zions Bank
http://www.sandyjournal.com/pages/full_story/9210/Quail-Hollow-Elementary-lights-up-Zions-Bank/

Crescent View Middle delivers cheer to Head Start
http://www.sandyjournal.com/pages/full_story/9211/Crescent-View-Middle-School-makes-Christmas-deliveries/

Mural honors Native Americans
http://www.sandyjournal.com/pages/full_story/9212/Jordan-High-unveils-Native-American-mural/

Quail Hollow mourns teacher's passing
http://www.sandyjournal.com/pages/full_story/9213/Quail-Hollow-Elementary-sixth-grade-teacher/

Corner Canyon Chargers mascot selection goes viral
http://connect2utah.com/news-story/?nxd_id=203537
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397653/Community-concerns-change-new-Draper-high-mascot-from-Cougars-to-Chargers.html
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/19/school-scraps-cougars-as-mascot-after-complaints-of-it-being-derogatory/
http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/school-t-cougars-because-middle-aged-women-might-161402778.html
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsbyusports/53333101-65/cougars-mascot-apparently-canyon.html.csp
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/story/utah-school-board-rejects-cougar-mascot-for-being-potentially-offensive-011812
http://offthebench.nbcsports.com/2012/01/19/high-school-scraps-cougars-mascot-because-its-deragatory-to-older-women/
http://www.thestar.com/sports/article/1118309--cougars-won-t-prowl-high-school-sports-fields-in-utah-town
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspreps/53334015-52/mascot-cougar-cosper-kearns.html.csp
http://www.forbes.com/sites/bobcook/2012/01/19/utah-school-board-rejects-cougars-nickname-as-offensive/
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2012/01/school-cant-call-team-cougars-because-it-offends-some-women/1


Utah
Fake vending machine dispenses advice at schools
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53333804-78/machine-vending-kids-fake.html.csp

Lawmaker wants required insurance coverage for autism
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217192/Battling-autism-Lawmaker-wants-to-require-insurance-coverage.html

Regents could choose U. president today
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53333821-78/regents-university-trustees-state.html.csp


National
Duncan to give districts shot at Race to the Top
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/01/20/18duncan.h31.html

Common Core State Standards drew ideas from abroad
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/01/12/16curriculum.h31.html?tkn=SRMFYH5XPvuO9AG1UYNCSij5DI%2FYkbxdk4qy&;cmp=clp-edweek&intc=EW-QC12-EWH

Brain research helps with special education instruction
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/01/18/17disable_ep.h31.html?tkn=USMF2qZUY2GYyokmpFWcHoQOhV%2Fw6cfH6hjj&;cmp=clp-edweek

New York inches closer to agreement on teacher evaluations
http://www.nytimes.com/schoolbook/2012/01/18/inching-closer-to-agreement-on-evaluations-for-teachers/?ref=education


Opinion
DNews congratulates U. president finalists
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217093/The-Us-next-president.html