Tuesday, 29 April 2014 00:00

Headlines Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Around Canyons
Tonight: Canyons Board to announce new superintendent
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57876550-78/district-superintendent-canyons-board.html.csp



Utah
Combatting 'federal overreach' theme of Utah GOP Convention
http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2014/04/27/mgk-combatting-federal-overreach-primary-theme-utah-republican-convention/#.U17GavldWSp

Lawsuit: Charter school's location dangerous
http://kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_10926.shtml

Utah County 11-year-old performs at Radio Disney Music Awards
http://www.4utah.com/story/d/story/11-year-old-utah-girl-rocks-award-show/31148/RGBZvvBpukedAm6AdlITQA


Beloved BYU dance instructor killed in morning accident
http://kutv.com/news/top-stories/stories/vid_10928.shtml


National
Education new defining issue in GOP
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_EDUCATION_GOP_SPLIT_1ST_LD_WRITETHRU_?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Arkansas tornado destroys new school set to open this fall
http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/District_Dossier/2014/04/arkansas_tornado_destroys_new.html

Student data collector drops out
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/27/technology/a-student-data-collector-drops-out.html?nlid=10999687&src=recpb&_r=0

Indiana approves new standards; critics say they're too close to the Common Core
http://www.jconline.com/story/news/education/2014/04/28/k-standards/8405111/



Opinion
Trib: Failure to immunize endangers communities
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57875635-82/diseases-measles-parents-sltrib.html.csp

DNews: School accountability requires quantitative data
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601963/Accountability-for-schools-requires-quantitative-measures-of-success.html

Letter: Go beyond superficial to improve education
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57875305-82/assessment-grades-actions-grade.html.csp