Monday, 10 February 2014 16:06

Headlines Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

Around Canyons
Bill to extend school equalization money for Jordan District sparks outrage, fails in committee
http://utahpoliticalcapitol.com/2014/02/10/bill-to-extend-school-funding-equalization-sparks-outrage-in-committee/

Perfect ACT scores for 3 Hillcrest students
http://fox13now.com/2014/02/10/3-hillcrest-high-students-get-perfect-act-scores/

Alta, Corner Canyon Sterling Scholars announced
http://www.deseretnews.com/top/2270/23/Pleasant-Grove-High-School-Sterling-Scholars-South-area.html

Jordan, Hillcrest, Brighton Sterling Scholars announced
http://www.deseretnews.com/top/2269/12/Jordan-High-School-Sterling-Scholars-Central-area.html

Trib looks at WPU increases; CSD among few funding raises for teachers
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57502105-78/wpu-retirement-million-percent.html.csp

Draper's Crandall elected State Board of Education Chairman
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865595926/State-School-Board-names-new-leadership-takes-position-on-election-process.html

Brighton students raise $20,000 in friend's memory
http://www.cottonwoodholladayjournal.com/pages/full_story/16928/Brighton-High-students-raise-$20K-for-Tyler-Robinson-Foundation/

Corner Canyon student didn't plan to audition, but rising to Hollywood Week on American Idol
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57501962-200/wolfe-hall-idol-auditions.html.csp

Will grade reconfiguration give Canyons schools an athletic edge? Cottonwood football coach says yes (see p. 12)
http://thewasatchview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/TWV-January2014.pdf

Canyons elementary report cards aim to communicate mastery to parents (see p. 13)
http://thewasatchview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/TWV-January2014.pdf

SLC schools now only to serve full meals; Canyons employs similar practice
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57512768-78/district-parents-balances-negative.html.csp

Boys Basketball: Alta shuts down West Jordan
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57514021-190/alta-jordan-west-barker.html.csp


Utah
Trib Talk: Preschool debated in Utah
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57512666-78/tribtalk-sltrib-education-com.html.csp

Box Elder Gay-Straight Alliance begins
http://www.standard.net/stories/2014/02/08/box-elder-high-gay-straight-alliance-club-begins

Senate panel approves bills to boost school funding by limiting child income tax deductions, tax reform
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865596152/Committee-approves-two-bills-to-fund-schools-through-tax-reform.html
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57525921-78/bill-schools-tax-utah.html.csp


Committee advances Education Task Force extension
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865596153/Senate-committee-advances-Education-Task-Force-extension.html

Westminster has Sochi athletes covered
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865596063/Westminsters-got-Sochi-athletes-covered.html


Opinion
Trib: Open-enrollment colleges need taxpayer support
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57512178-82/utah-state-university-colleges.html.csp

Flores: Utah education a leaky pipeline
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865595951/Utah-education-is-a-leaky-pipeline.html