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Tuesday, 10 December 2013 14:00

Headlines Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

Around Canyons
KSL investigation: Does your school have a CO detector? All Canyons schools have them, but they're scarce elsewhere
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=27966863&nid=1171&title=does-your-childs-school-have-co-detectors&fm=home_page&s_cid=queue-2

Grade reconfiguration included social preparations for students
http://thewasatchview.com/canyons-district-prepares-for-social-aspects-of-school-reconfiguration/

Utah Construction & Design magazine looks at building trends in Canyons, other districts
http://utahcdmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/UCD.Nov2013.spreads.pdf

National magazine features opportunities in dual-immersion programs in Canyons, other Utah districts
http://www.districtadministration.com/article/utah%E2%80%99s-languages-opportunity

Alta Marching Band earns state honors
http://thewasatchview.com/canyons-marching-band-earns-state-honors/

Canyons athletes named to Academic All-State ranks
http://thewasatchview.com/local-academic-all-state-players-named/
http://www.uhsaa.org/awards/academic-all-state/2013-14academicallstate.html

Wrestling: Defending champs look to promising season (Alta, Jordan student mentions)
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592140/High-school-wrestling-Defending-state-champs-look-promising-again-this-season.html


Utah
USU special ed instructor elected State Board chair
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57228736-78/board-education-utah-pyfer.html.csp

Trib Talk: Performance pay for teachers a good or bad idea?
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57229004-78/pay-based-lake-northwest.html.csp

School officials investigate 'vulgar' twitter account at Cottonwood
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=27967367&nid=148&title=school-officials-investigate-vulgar-twitter-account-at-cottonwood-high&fm=home_page&s_cid=queue-11

Cold leads to furnace failure, Ogden school closure
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57240992-78/ogden-classes-district-furnace.html.csp
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592071/Freezing-temperatures-hamper-heating-system-shut-down-Ogden-school.html

E-cigarettes popularity concerns educators
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592123/Cool-or-corrupting-Popularity-of-e-cigarettes-concerns-lawmakers-educators.html

U. President priorities: access, excellence
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592111/U-President-David-Pershing-says-access-and-excellence-are-his-top-priorities.html


National
Pennsylvania advocates fear public school pains will follow charter school rule revisions
http://articles.philly.com/2013-12-08/news/44946858_1_charter-schools-charter-school-bill-philadelphia-school-district

Lawmaker groups from 49 states including Utah seek federal pre-K funds
http://www.pewstates.org/projects/stateline/headlines/state-lawmakers-urge-support-for-early-childhood-education-85899525123

Reports of bullying plummet in N.J.
http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/13/12/05/bullying-takes-a-steep-drop-in-new-jersey-public-schools/

N.H. students overwhelmingly choose community college before universities
http://nhpr.org/post/more-students-choose-community-college-transfer-en-route-bachelors-degree


Opinion
DNews: Forgiveness, focus key for Sandy Hook
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592106/Forgiveness-positive-focus-the-key-at-Sandy-Hook.html