Headlines

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 00:00

Headlines Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Around Canyons
Hillcrest student, teacher honored at Family Links conference
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603463/Hillcrest-student-teacher-honored-at-Family-Links-Conference.html

Draper Park students gain career skills, tools
http://www.draperjournal.com/story/2014/05/15/education/middle-school-students-learn-career-tools-skills/168.html

Jordan pitcher overcomes, finds purpose in sport he loves
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603518/Overcoming-the-unspeakable-Jordan-pitcher-finds-purpose-playing-a-sport-he-loves-for-a-brother-he.html?pg=all#fEB5zgQdYRgiXdGk.01

Draper police say they've found no victims in bus driver investigation
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57964825-78/draper-police-bus-victims.html.csp
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=29958814&nid=148&title=no-evidence-of-abuse-on-draper-school-bus-route-police-say&s_cid=queue-1

Boys Track: Jordan's Kafentzis wins 5A State Title in Javelin
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57955952-190/meters-state-title-400.html.csp
http://www.sltrib.com/csp/cms/sites/sltrib/pages/slidegallery.csp?cid=57955952

Boys Tennis: Brighton leads after first day of 5A State Tourney, finishes second overall
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603302/High-school-tennis-Viewmont-Brighton-tied-for-5A-team-lead-after-Day-1.html
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57956418-190/singles-mountain-tullis-def.html.csp

5A State Baseball: Brighton falls to Bingham; Jordan leads heading into finals
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603531/High-school-baseball-Bingham-blows-out-Brighton-with-8-run-5th.html
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57958550-190/baseball-bracket-region-hills.html.csp

Brighton Lacrosse leads by example, reaching out to those who suffer
http://m.deseretnews.com/article/865603445/Brighton-lacrosse-team-offers-example-of-reaching-out-to-those-who-are-suffering.html


Utah
Murray music teacher leaves retirement to help colleague
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=29958367&nid=148&title=murray-high-music-teacher-leaves-retirement-to-aid-colleague&s_cid=queue-13

SLC school aims to bridge gap between high school, college
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603409/SLCC-Horizonte-partner-to-bridge-gap-between-high-school-higher-education.html

Hundreds participate in JSD's special needs sports day
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603358/Hundreds-participate-in-Special-Needs-Sports-Day.html

Kids learn physics at Lagoon
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57938456-78/physics-usu-students-utah.html.csp

Snow Canyon teens killed in separate weekend accidents
http://www.ksl.com/?sid=29950550&nid=148&title=2-teens-from-snow-canyon-high-killed-in-separate-accidents&fm=home_page&s_cid=topstory

Old Granite High turns into art exhibit
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57947923-78/exhibit-granite-able-art.html.csp

College enrollment growth on track to meet '66 by 2020' goal
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603359/Projected-enrollment-growth-on-track-to-reach-66-by-2020-goal-commissioner-says.html

U. maintenance backlog tops $400 million
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603413/Headed-for-the-cliff-University-of-Utah-maintenance-backlog-tops-400-million.html

Mormon missionaries coming home; college enrollment boom expected
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57954391-78/utah-college-university-education.html.csp


National
Schools work to help transgendered students fit in
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57958908-68/transgender-schools-gender-girl.html.csp

Brown v. Board of Education: Court decision shapes first lady's life
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/16/us/a-decision-that-helped-shape-a-first-lady.html?emc=edit_th_20140516&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=10999687&_r=0

Reflection improves test scores, report says
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603336/Think-not-do-how-reflection-improves-test-scores.html


Opinion
DNews: Closed-minded universities flirt with irrelevance
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603476/Close-minded-universities-flirt-with-irrelevance-as-they-exclude-commencement-speakers.html

Trib: SLC has chance to shrink class size
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57948090-82/class-classes-students-sizes.html.csp

Rolly: Are anti-education factions taking control of public schools?
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57951863-82/board-education-committee-members.html.csp

Letter: America aced out of STEM
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57939573-82/education-science-stem-aced.html.csp

Letter: Class size, student ratios different
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57943943-82/class-size-students-total.html.csp

Letter: Educated vaccination
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865603529/Letter-Educated-vaccination.html