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Friday, 13 June 2014 00:00

Headlines Friday, June 13, 2014

Around Canyons
Live on 2News: Nutrition Director Sebasthian Varas talks summer foods program to prevent child hunger
http://kutv.com/news/features/guests/stories/vid_2728.shtml

Parents call for aides on all special education buses
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057137-78/education-parents-special-district.html.csp

Aggies host prep football camp (Alta, Corner Canyon mention)
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604936/Utah-State-Aggies-host-prep-athletes-for-summer-football-camp.html


Utah
Utah last-in-the-nation per-student spending drops even further behind in recession
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58062193-78/education-utah-spending-per.html.csp

Ogden graduation route plans roil educators; some call plans segregation
http://www.standard.net/Education/2014/06/10/10-Graduation-routes.html

Football: Realignment to be based on tourney success
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605092/UHSAA-board-of-trustees-approves-success-rate-formula-for-football-realignment.html
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58062016-190/football-proposal-uhsaa-schools.html.csp

Hilldale school in polygamous community to reopen after being mothballed 13 years
http://www.thespectrum.com/story/news/local/2014/06/11/hildale-school-reopened-fall-grades/10312747/

Free summer lunches offered to Utah kids
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58050996-78/summer-kids-program-free.html.csp



National
School accountability systems shaken up
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/06/11/35accountability.h33.html

School gun violence increasing
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654865/Gun-violence-at-US-schools-continues-to-grow-sharply.html

Kids' imagination boosts STEM fields
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604978/Build-your-own-leisure-DIY-and-STEM-meet-up-in-Maker-type-of-playtime.html


Opinion
DNews: Welcome change in California teacher tenure
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605000/A-welcome-change-from-California-on-teacher-tenure-rules.html

Rampell: We still need to pay for good teachers
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58063550-82/teachers-job-tenure-teaching.html.csp

Letter: Kids need what librarians can give
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58050977-82/information-librarians-garbage-literacy.html.csp