Thursday, 22 August 2013 12:53

Headlines Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

Around Canyons
Grade Reconfiguration debuts in Canyons
http://www.sandyjournal.com/pages/full_story/15689/Back-to-school-bell-will-ring-in-new-class-times-for-middle-school-students/

This week's 'Cool School': Corner Canyon High
http://fox13now.com/2013/08/21/cool-school-corner-canyon-high-school/

Teacher of the Year, Golden Apple Awards, and President's Awards for Canyons schools, educators
http://www.sandyjournal.com/pages/full_story/15688/Sandy-teachers-and-schools-make-the-grade,-earn-recognitions-this-summer/

How did you spend your summer? Canyons girls learned computer coding 
http://www.sandyjournal.com/pages/full_story/15690/Speaking-in-code:-local-girls-learn-the-language-of-computers-this-summer/

Hillcrest's Winkelman offers commentary on final Utahn elininated from So You Think You Can Dance
http://fox13now.com/2013/08/21/final-utahn-eliminated-on-so-you-think-you-can-dance/


Utah
ACT: Utah students score shy of national average, but highest among full-participation states
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585051/Utah-students-ACT-scores-rank-highest-in-nation.html

Red Carpets not only in Canyons; Granite rolls them out, WVC Mayor gives Granger High kids welcome-back rap
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56759569-78/students-granger-district-pupil.html.csp

Granite teacher gets national CTE award
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585023/Utah-teacher-receives-career-technical-education-award.html

New Prosperity 2020 leader named
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585030/Alan-Hall-named-as-Prosperity-2020-chairman.html


National
Poll: Most Americans oppose free education for children of illegal immigrants
http://www.dailynews.com/social-affairs/20130820/education-poll-most-americans-oppose-free-education-for-children-of-illegal-immigrants

Poll: Don't arm teachers; do teach kids social, emotional skills
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rulesforengagement/2013/08/poll_more_social-emotional_learning_in_schools.html

Do student service requirements decrease voluntarism over time? 
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/08/21/01volunteer_ep.h33.html?tkn=RYOFMx7bwdoRyO6e3UE8dtX2nOFMxkffeZvH&cmp=clp-edweek