Friday, 30 March 2012 12:36

Headlines March 30, 2012

Around Canyons
Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair public viewing today (Canyons mention)
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564373/Gallery-Students-participate-in-regional-science-fair.html

Boys Basketball: Alta, Brighton, Hillcrest athletes on All-Star teams; games set for today
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564379/All-Star-basketball-games-set-for-today.html


Utah
Herbert: Sex ed bill was 'solution in search of a problem'
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553174/Governor-Gary-Herbert-calls-sex-ed-bill-he-vetoed-solution-in-search-of-a-problem.html

Utah has nation's highest autism rate, CDC report says
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53816934-78/autism-utah-rate-identified.html.csp

Utahns begin to shine light on teen suicide
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553175/Utahns-begin-to-shine-a-light-on-teen-suicide.html

Students invited to solve education problems
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/neighborhoodsouthvalley/53810344-132/students-challenge-education-helping.html.csp

Preliminary hearing sought for student accused in Roy High bomb plot
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553174/Governor-Gary-Herbert-calls-sex-ed-bill-he-vetoed-solution-in-search-of-a-problem.html

Provo elementary locked down while police search for suspect
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553180/Provo-school-locked-down-as-police-search-and-find-suspects-in-chase.html

SLCC to phase out cosmetology
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53818610-78/program-cosmetology-slcc-college.html.csp


National
Broad coalition aims to turn around W. Va. district
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/03/30/27rural.h31.html?tkn=WVMFwjUTEqN6A9K5v4kWjvlEOYILOuYduz8H&;cmp=clp-edweek

Officials tackle national adoption of digital textbooks
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2012/03/fcc_lead_and_doe_discuss_digit.html

Maryland lawmakers, ed leaders spar over embattled tutoring program
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/breaking/bs-md-tutoring-program-debate-20120329,0,2105326.story

Education colleges cry foul on ratings
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304177104577311892747225600.html?mod=googlenews_wsj


Opinion
Letter: Send money for lands fight to public schools instead
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/53800657-82/utah-lands-act-legislators.html.csp

Letter: Sex ed ignorance
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/53793843-82/sex-taught-abstinence-agree.html.csp

Chicago Tribune opines on longer school day
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304177104577311892747225600.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Math matters, even for little kids
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/03/28/26stipek.h31.html?tkn=XSWFykXL384%2F9v0WEGib2stamIJfk%2BI7iSd1&;cmp=clp-edweek