Wednesday, 08 February 2012 14:00

Headlines Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

Around Canyons
Brighton, Jordan high humanitarians build school in Mexico
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/neighborhoodcity/53456262-135/students-brighton-education-mexico.html.csp

Boys Basketball: Alta holds line, defeats Jordan despite Beetdiggers' fourth-quarter comeback
http://www.tribpreps.com/sltrib/tribpreps/53464655-190/alta-anderson-jordan-game.html.csp

Utah Supreme Court hears lunch-lady sex case
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53462978-78/case-greenwood-judge-court.html.csp


Utah
Hearing on tuition tax credits bill cancelled
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/53457194-90/bill-schools-students-private.html.csp

Report gives Utah science standards a B
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53455666-78/standards-utah-science-report.html.csp

Legislators working for autism coverage without mandates
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223101/Legislators-working-for-autism-coverage-without-mandates.html

Bill letting elementary schools ask parents to provide school supplies advances
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700223098/Bill-regarding-family-provided-school-supplies-advances.html


National
Obama unveils STEM, teacher prep initiatives at White House Science Fair
http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/07/obama-announces-education-initiatives-at-white-house-science-fair/

Obama rekindles state debates on dropout age
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/02/08/20compulsory_ep.h31.html?tkn=MNQFdPhJVdM3MIH4LpxhZjXhlrlsJzLFoVs%2F&;cmp=clp-edweek

Aide accused of taping sexual acts with students http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/08/nyregion/school-aide-accused-of-abusing-students-in-videos.html?_r=1&;ref=education

Court rejects education rationale for California gay-marriage ban
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/school_law/2012/02/court_rejects_education_ration.html

Joplin takes digital approach to rebuilding education
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2012/02/08/02joplin.h05.html?tkn=MLOFusSJRzoYhzB0xbqC2AlpNmUoWuyoiNkZ&;cmp=clp-edweek


Opinion
Teaching Ambassador Fellows: Teachers want to lead profession's transformation
 http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/02/08/20debose.h31.html?tkn=VXUFLGEbdmgyTwtmSBhWTiR41DOFbwmGZODu&;cmp=clp-edweek