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Thursday, 12 December 2013 13:48

Headlines Thursday Dec. 12, 2013

Around Canyons
Volunteers with disabilities help students at Granite Elementary
http://www.4utah.com/story/volunteers-reach-out-to-utah-kids-with-special-nee/d/story/RLoUSWutdkSIbZeZoGYoCg

Actor leaves Hollywood for teaching job at Alta
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592175/From-Con-Air-to-the-classroom-and-sideline.html

Girls Basketball: Brighton falls to Viewmont in 3-OT battle of the unbeatens
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592281/High-school-girls-basketball-Viewmont-wins-triple-OT-thriller-over-Brighton-in-battle-of-unbeatens.html

Public should be able to access school surveillance video, Trib editor says; court so far says it's FERPA protected
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogseditor/57249866-71/video-public-student-surveillance.html.csp


Utah

Hispanic student reading scores improve at SLC school
http://kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_8616.shtml

Ed task force report must not be shelved, senator says
http://www.standard.net/stories/2013/12/10/sen-stuart-reid-hopes-education-report-doesnt-get-shelved

Mountain View hires Louis Wong as coach
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57250835-190/wong-chun-coach-football.html.csp
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592232/Mountain-View-hires-former-Timpview-head-coach-Louis-Wong-to-lead-struggling-football-program.html

Redwood Elementary students get shoes from credit union
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592269/Students-receive-new-shoes-from-Santa-credit-union.html

Mentoring group helps Utah African American male students
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592270/Mentoring-group-helps-African-American-teen-boys-in-Utah.html

U. students protest over diversity concerns
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57250053-78/diversity-students-pershing-utah.html.csp


National
Wyoming ed director: Incentivize rigor with scholarships
http://trib.com/news/local/education/wyoming-education-director-plants-seed-for-tougher-scholarship-requirements/article_08002c05-796e-5251-b342-a5b99983bba3.html

Ed advocates oppose grading S.C. teachers
http://www.wistv.com/story/24198332/giving-a-letter-grade-to-sc-teachers-may-soon-become-the-norm

School drops sexual harrassment claim after 6-year-old boy kisses girl, but girl's mom says boy's unwanted kissing ongoing
http://fox13now.com/2013/12/12/school-drops-sexual-harassment-claim-against-6-year-old-who-kissed-girl/


Opinion
Letter: Test differently
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865592225/Letter-Testing-differently.html