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Friday, 22 November 2013 14:04

Headlines Friday, Nov. 22, 2013

Around Canyons
5A State Football Championship today; Brighton, Bingham both feel like underdogs
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591091/High-school-football-States-top-teams-both-feel-like-underdogs-in-battle-for-5A-title.html

Trib's Kamrani picks Brighton over Bingham in today's 5A Football Championship; Go Bengals!
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57162945-190/tribtalk-prep-football-games.html.csp

Live on 2News: Utah FCS Teacher of the Year Natalie Hancock innovates with technology, math, science 
http://kutv.com/news/features/guests/stories/vid_2143.shtml


Utah
Dept. of Defense gives Tooele District $13 million for new high school at Army base
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57163267-78/dugway-district-million-students.html.csp

2 states require carbon monoxide detectors in schools (note: CSD installing CO detectors over weekend in all schools)
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591041/Carbon-monoxide-detectors-in-schools-Only-2-states-require-them.html

Parent committee completes review of adaptive test materials
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590174/Parent-committee-completes-review-of-new-adaptive-testing-materials.html

Utah parents say core tests 'agenda-free'
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57105938-200/parents-questions-test-utah.html.csp

Kids thank reading tutors with pies
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=27734771&nid=148&title=elementary-students-show-thanks-for-reading-tutors-with-pies&fm=home_page&s_cid=queue-4

U. cops ticket reckless skateboarders, cyclists
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57163123-78/campus-sltrib-university-impound.html.csp


National
Grad requirements align with core in fewer than half of states
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/college_bound/2013/11/achieve_releases_50-state_report_on_progress_toward_common_core.html
A copy of the Achieve, Inc. report: http://www.achieve.org/files/2013ClosingtheExpectationsGapReport.pdf

Schools, colleges caught in health care debate
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/11/21/13health.h33.html?tkn=UNVFPugjYi3ZHIU2ZiOkiDWY2L4mqu6PF5c3&cmp=clp-edweek

Should Texas ed board require Algebra II to graduate? Lawmakers prefer local control
http://www.texastribune.org/2013/11/20/education-chiefs-enter-algebra-ii-fray-sboe/?utm_source=texastribune.org&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=Tribune%20Feed:%20Top%20Stories

Evolution debate grips Texas ed board -- again
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642066/Evolution-debate-again-engulfs-Texas-board.html


Opinion
Letter: GOP wants to go cheap on education
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57152832-82/education-approach-whatever-cheap.html.csp

Gerson: Remembering C.S. Lewis
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591049/Remembering-CS-Lewis-the-other-great-man-who-died-today.html