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Monday, 11 November 2013 13:39

Headlines Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

Around Canyons
5A State Football Tourney: Brighton outlasts Herriman to reach semifinals v. Jordan
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57101882-190/brighton-herriman-jensen-game.html.csp
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590251/5A-high-school-football-Brighton-escapes-with-exciting-playoff-win-over-Herriman.html

5A State Football Tourney: Jordan, Kafentzis run over Pleasant Grove; Brighton up next
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57101879-77/jordan-kafentzis-grove-pleasant.html.csp

5A State Football Tourney: Lone Peak avenges early season loss to Alta
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57101911-190/lone-peak-alta-gajkowski.html.csp
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590233/High-school-football-Lone-Peak-avenges-earlier-Alta-loss-with-big-5A-quarterfinal-win.html

Jordan stars enjoying underdog status heading into fourth straight 5A State Football semifinals
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590256/5A-High-school-football-Jordan-stars-are-enjoying-their-underdog-status-as-they-roll-to.html

4A State Football Tourney: Corner Canyon falls to East
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590241/High-school-football-East-thumps-Corner-Canyon-59-10.html

Friday night lights to shine bright on Bengals, Beetdiggers at Rice-Eccles Stadium in 2:30 p.m. 5A State Semifinals
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590237/High-school-football-State-tournament-pairings.html


Utah
School enrollments up 2 percent; ethnic minority students make up 23 percent of student population
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57101542-78/percent-students-district-enrollment.html.csp
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590227/Latest-enrollment-data-shows-slowing-growth-in-Utah-public-schools.html

Utah Foundation: Public schools among Utahns' top 3 policy concerns
http://kuer.org/post/jobs-k-12-education-and-air-quality-top-3-concerns-utah-foundation-report

Hunter High hosts computer "Geek Contest"
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590191/Geeks-with-gifts-Students-assemble-computers-from-parts.html

U. honors veterans
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590163/University-of-Utah-to-honor-veterans.html

How to pay off student loans? Experts offer advice
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590273/Experts-offer-advice-about-paying-off-those-dreaded-student-loans.html


National
Moving top teachers to struggling schools has benefits
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/11/06/states-career-asessments-211/

States seek to calm Common Core jitters
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/11/06/11placate_ep.h33.html?tkn=YOLFCywg5%2BtK9Gmd8aP5TqERpmxxbzzMxgCl&cmp=clp-edweek

Tax hike defeat scrambles Colorado education finance picture
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/11/08/12colorado_ep.h33.html?tkn=NXNFxODDdfj5ezyKZjmmGMSauxplsQe5UrEO&cmp=clp-edweek

Are schools measuring students' career readiness?
http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/11/06/states-career-asessments-211/

25 i3 grant winners to split $135 million
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2013/11/25_new_i3_winners_to_split_135.html


Opinion
Kristof: Oklahoma! Where the kids learn early
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57106255-82/oklahoma-early-social-education.html.csp

Principal: Common Core not a 'conspiracy'
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57082646-82/common-core-standards-students.html.csp

Crompton: Utah must take steps to provide access to early-childhood education
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57082670-82/early-utah-education-childhood.html.csp

Letter: Schools should notify bullies' parents too
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57083524-82/parents-bullies-editorial-nearly.html.csp

Letter: Vote against school bond = choice for ignorance
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57097150-82/ignorance-education-think-ago.html.csp

Letter: Who voted against Jordan bond? 
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57097112-82/bond-jordan-schools-voted.html.csp

Letter: Pledge allegiance
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590285/Pledge-allegiance.html