Headlines

Tuesday, 03 December 2013 13:34

Headlines Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Around Canyons
Girls Basketball: Alta, Brighton could make 5A title chase tough
http://www.deseretnews.com/top/2100/1/Class-5A-High-school-girls-basketball-States-best-teams-ready-to-hit-the-hardwood.html

Boys Basketball: Alta's 4 returning starters bring experience to the court
http://www.deseretnews.com/top/2079/14/Region-3-Capsules.html

Boys Basketball: How will Region champ Brighton fare this season? 
http://www.deseretnews.com/top/2079/15/2-Brighton-High-School-High-school-boys-basketball-5A-team-by-team-capsules.html

Boys Basketball: A look at Jordan's upcoming season
http://www.deseretnews.com/top/2079/19/6-Jordan-High-School-High-school-boys-basketball-5A-team-by-team-capsules.html

Boys Basketball: Hillcrest to bring drive to the court
http://www.canyonsdistrict.org/administrator/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item

Boys Basketball: Corner Canyon looks forward to inaugural season
http://www.deseretnews.com/top/2081/18/3-Corner-Canyon-High-School.html


Utah
Should parents pay for underperforming students? 
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591704/Should-parents-pay-extra-for-under-performing-students.html

Deadly school bus crash remembered 75 years later
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57209695-78/bus-shields-accident-jordan.html.csp

Choir school offers gift of music, food
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591701/Students-bring-music-of-the-season-to-bank-help-food-bank.html

UHSAA boss profiled
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591581/His-business-is-fun-games-and-sportsmanship.html

Spartan House construction underway in Murray
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57208475-79/murray-construction-spartan-students.html.csp

Students, faculty mourn Cache County teacher's death 
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57208581-78/students-crest-litizzette-mountain.html.csp

Study: Kids don't run as fast as their parents did when young
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591660/Many-children-cannot-run-as-fast-as-their-parents-used-to-when-young-study-says.html

Student chefs partner with U. to deliver Thanksgiving to those in need
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591417/U-chefs-high-school-students-partner-with-Salvation-Army-to-deliver-Thanksgiving-meals.html?pg=all


National
PISA: U.S. achievement stalls while other nations make gains
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/12/03/14pisa.h33.html?tkn=TVOFK6Cf%2F8yEOu9QtmrZ7A2yUM0KFGZKxTBY&cmp=clp-edweek

Performance test for teachers rolls out
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/12/04/13assess_ep.h33.html?tkn=ZLZFlUlXaDwqu6W%2B%2BBDrCG1vEA1Z%2FUKdu4y7&cmp=clp-edweek

Should states have a 'chief privacy officer' to oversee student data?
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/12/03/14alec.h33.html?tkn=XXWFNkhTie2l9PAGo71e53CV4q%2B6Rttj1doN&cmp=clp-edweek

School districts work to inject diversity in AP classrooms
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/27/us/pulling-a-more-diverse-group-of-achievers-into-the-advanced-placement-pool.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20131127&_r=1&

Poll: Student engagement declines with age
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591700/Teacher-Im-bored.html

Report urgest steps to revitalize civics ed
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2013/11/report_urges_importance_of_rev.html