Tuesday, 03 July 2012 15:54

Headlines Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Around Canyons
Alta student named National Merit Scholar
http://www.draperjournal.com/pages/full_story/11030/Two-Draper-students-earn-scholarships-for-achievement/

New principal for Oak Hollow
http://www.draperjournal.com/pages/full_story/11039/Canyons-School-District-names-new-Oak-Hollow-principal/

Draper Dragons dance new concepts
http://www.draperjournal.com/pages/full_story/11043/Draper-Elementary-students-dance-around-new-concepts/


Utah
Fremont student creates sticky prom situation
http://www.standard.net/stories/2012/06/30/prom-production-fremont-high-student-uses-tape-create-winning-outfits


National
ACT developing college- and career-readiness tests for grades 3 - 10
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/college_bound/2012/07/act_plans_to_roll_out_career_and_college_readiness_tests_for_3rd-10th_grades.html

Common science core draft draws friendly fire
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2012/06/more_feedback_has_been_coming.html

State help comes too late for students facing California exit exams
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/inside-school-research/2012/06/study_state_help_comes_too_lat.html

Bill would add family factors to special ed school choice rules
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/03/nyregion/albany-bill-would-add-family-to-special-education-factors.html?_r=1

NAEP scores still stalled for Native American Students
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/07/03/36indian.h31.html?tkn=PUMFXypdyeWl87THyH4OiByMkV%2FSkwUYGA3Y&;cmp=clp-edweek

New tool to provide tech inventory for Common Core
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2012/06/13/03readiness.h05.html?tkn=TRNFfWp0wQkSCHnqnrR%2FIESsgGn1ELQ5Zeor&;cmp=clp-edweek

Special ed students get a spot on the team
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/07/02/36sports.h31.html?tkn=QNWFsVE9AYHlGz3eTA5%2FvdfDTRR1ziP0W0An&;cmp=clp-edweek

Vouchers expand in New Orleans; accountability plan sought
http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2012/07/orleans_parish_schools_in_loui.html

NEA seeks a makeover
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/2012/07/one_of_the_national_education.html

U.S. News hosts STEM leadership summit
http://usnewsstemsolutions.com/

STEM shortage a symptom of broader national, cultural problems, U.S. News reports
http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/stem-education/2012/06/28/stem-shortage-a-symptom-of-broader-national-cultural-problems


Opinion
Trib offers word of caution on Utah's NCLB pass
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/54405519-82/schools-utah-state-students.html.csp