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Friday, 02 May 2014 00:00

Headlines Friday, May 2, 2014

Around Canyons
CSD Board's 'selfie' with new superintendent makes Trib photo of the day
http://m.sltrib.com/sltrib/mobile3/57882584-219/leahhogsten-canyonsschool-jamesbriscoe-selfie.html.csp

DeKalb, Ill. Superintendent Briscoe accepts CSD Superintendency appointment
http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2014/04/30/d-428s-jim-briscoe-accepts-superintendent-job-in-utah/apqe4a1/

Teammates bond in Unified Soccer (Brighton mention)
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57874504-190/soccer-unified-utah-special.html.csp

Live on 2News: CCHS's Dina Kohler talks the Big 5 on college applications
http://kutv.com/news/features/guests/stories/vid_2598.shtml

Baseball: Hillcrest falls to Cottonwood
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57892928-190/owens-colts-atkinson-cottonwood.html.csp

Track: Jordan's Kafentzis dominates javelin at BYU Invitational
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57896187-190/kafentzis-byu-friday-field.html.csp


Utah
State examines move to competency-based grading
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57892179-78/grading-grades-students-based.html.csp?page=1

Educators, volunteer honored with Huntsman Awards and $10,000 cash
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57896402-78/gorzitze-teacher-elementary-huntsman.html.csp

Jordan officials, parents talk safety procedures after child hit, killed by school bus
http://fox13now.com/2014/05/01/parents-officials-discuss-safety-procedures-after-child-hit-by-school-bus/

Cottonwood High senior to graduate with perfect attendance
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=29724999

Legos aren't just for kids
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57892499-78/lego-bricks-legos-com.html.csp

App uses geo-fencing to block bullies
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=29709592

Logan District adds 4 PD days
http://news.hjnews.com/allaccess/logan-city-school-district-board-of-education-adds-four-professional/article_fe7ad0c4-d18f-11e3-8936-001a4bcf887a.html

Utah needs $40 million for more nutritious meals, report says
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602124/Report-40M-needed-in-Utah-to-serve-healthy-school-lunches.html

Report: Utah charters get fewer dollars than regular public schools
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57886605-78/schools-utah-charter-report.html.csp

First-generation college grads celebrated at U.
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57832406-78/college-students-program-business.html.csp

NFL's Smith addresses U. grads
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57760029-78/smith-graduates-alex-olson.html.csp

More than 5,000 graduate from UVU
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57893224-78/university-utah-valley-5000.html.csp

Ann Romney to address SUU grads
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57891920-78/romney-ann-1764-education.html.csp

Nearly 850 graduate from Snow College
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57896527-78/snow-college-graduate-students.html.csp


National
White House report: Student privacy laws need updating
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/marketplacek12/2014/05/student_privacy_laws_need_updating_white_house_report_says.html

Would-be teachers face tougher tests
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEACHER_CERTIFICATION?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Survey: Top college students see teaching as 'average' profession with low pay
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/2014/04/poll_college_students_dont_fin.html

NY student accepted to 8 Ivy League schools; which one did he pick? 
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/30/us-usa-new-york-student-decision-idUSBREA3T12D20140430