Thursday, 13 June 2013 12:26

Headlines Thursday, June 13, 2013

Around Canyons
Record number of inmates graduate from South Park Academy 
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56445841-78/inmates-utah-programs-state.html.csp
http://www.kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_5366.shtml

Butler hosts surplus sale
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581552/Canyons-School-District-plans-surplus-sale-at-old-Butler-Middle-School.html


Utah
Utah science standards better than most
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56449264-78/science-standards-states-utah.html.csp

Herbert seeks nominations for State School Board seat
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581564/Gov-Herbert-seeking-nominations-for-State-School-Board-seat.html

Granite District opening 3 new schools
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581548/New-school-buildings-set-to-open-in-Granite-School-District.html

Educators hope suicide prevention specialist will help tackle issue
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=25563347&nid=148&title=educators-hope-suicide-prevention-specialist-will-tackle-growing-issue&fm=home_page&s_cid=queue-4

Utah behind on 2020 college graduate goal
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56445496-78/utah-percent-college-education.html.csp


National
Tech, ed leaders talk STEM issues
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/06/tech-education-leaders-talk-stem-challenges-92631.html?hp=r2

Duncan works to sell pre-K initiative
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/education-secretary-arne-duncan-works-to-sell-obama-administrations-preschool-initiative/2013/06/12/ba25e6a4-cd2e-11e2-8845-d970ccb04497_story.html

Valuing physics over P.E.: Denver schools try new teacher payscale
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/10/douglas-county-teacher-pay_n_3417079.html

States seek flexibility in Common Core test transition
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/06/12/35standards_ep.h32.html?tkn=LLBFjF3DNxe42w6GPs%2FWR9yArHMZDWyAIiQ6&cmp=clp-ecseclips

Study: Most charters don't have sufficient room to grow
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/charterschoice/2013/06/most_charters_dont_have_sufficient_room_to_grow_study_says.html


Opinion
My View: Common Core an assault on liberties
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765632044/Common-Core-an-assault-on-liberties.html

Column: Misinformation guides Tea Party opposition to Common Core
http://www.vnews.com/opinion/6957877-95/column-misinformation-guides-tea-party-crusade-against-common-core

North Dakota paper: Utah shows the way on Dual Immersion
http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/265894/