Friday, 13 September 2013 15:41

Headlines Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Around Canyons
Canyons Board honors community members with Apex Awards
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586355/Canyons-School-Board-honors-educators-officials-volunteers.html

Hillcrest, Alta students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56867068-78/merit-national-semifinalists-scholarship.html.csp

Mount Jordan Groundbreaking set for Wednesday
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586346/Groundbreaking-scheduled-for-Mount-Jordan-Middle-School.html

Live on 2News: Volunteer coordinator Laura Minson invites public to lend a hand in schools
http://kutv.com/news/features/guests/stories/vid_1908.shtml

Football: Trib's Friday night lights primer features Jordan's Kafentzis as one to watch
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/56863023-190/view-week-hills-mountain.html.csp

XFinity Football Challenge: Alta stomps Allentown at Rio Tinto Stadium
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/56871404-190/alta-allentown-teahan-yards.html.csp

XFinity Football Challenge: Bergen Catholic too tough for Jordan
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/56871521-190/jordan-yards-bergen-catholic.html.csp

Football: Brighton pounds Cottonwood
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/56868464-190/masina-cottonwood-brighton-bengals.html.csp


Utah
Should school trust lands managers answer to public?
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56851762-78/sitla-trust-book-cliffs.html.csp

Survey: Parents, teachers support Common Core
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586457/Survey-shows-parent-educator-support-of-Common-Core.html

Glitches slow schools' digital makeover
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56862378-78/schools-program-students-utah.html.csp


National
California district monitors student social media to halt bullying
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/56875231-68/students-district-company-posts.html.csp

Plaintiff Tinker in landmark school speech case prepares for national speaking tour
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765637855/Plaintiff-in-iconic-school-speech-case-starts-tour.html

Would a government shutdown affect schools? Not much, WaPo says
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/post/government-shutdown-2011-will-i-get-paid-what-will-be-open-what-can-i-expect/2011/04/06/AFfMK2oC_blog.html#schools

Poll: Most teachers support Common Core
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/09/12/poll-majority-of-teachers-support-common-core

Teach for America lifts math performance in secondary schools
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/09/11/04alternatives.h33.html

States still holding back on ed spending, report says
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/12/usa-states-education-idUSL2N0H72HE20130912

Tennessee superintendents want guv to rein in reformist ed chief
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20130912/NEWS04/309120063


Opinion
Trib: SITLA reconsiders
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56867377-82/state-utah-area-bishop.html.csp

Salt Lake Board Member Clara: Education leaders' pessimism doesn't help kids
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56862722-82/schools-district-board-failing.html.csp

Florez: Utah school boards get F grade
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765637751/Utah-school-boards-get-an-F-grade.html

Rolly: The myth of Florida's school grading system
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56863034-82/system-grading-education-utah.html.csp

Democratic Party leader: School system slips
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56862984-82/utah-education-state-students.html.csp

Benson: Snow College spin boosts freshman numbers
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586390/Positive-spin-works-wonders-at-Snow.html

Letter: School transparency, accountability must be embraced
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765637673/Grading-schools-accountability.html

Letter: Grade the parents
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56867046-82/grade-child-teachers-excellent.html.csp

Letter: No more cursive?
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765637788/No-more-cursive.html

Letter: School lunch rules rediculous
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765637789/Letter-School-lunches.html

Column: Can prisoner education reduce crime rates?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kiernan-hopkins/is-prisoner-education-the_b_3902205.html