Monday, 16 June 2014 00:00

Headlines Monday, June 16, 2014

Around Canyons
Canyons' FY15 budget includes compensation increases for employees; how did other districts fare?
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58065164-78/district-budget-board-class.html.csp

Corner Canyon seals time capsule
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605151/Corner-Canyon-High-School-seals-time-capsule-in-school.html

What's on new grads' minds? Brighton student participates in KSL panel
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=30119445&nid=148&title=utah-high-school-graduates-panel-talks-about-plans-challenges


Utah
What did students think of the SAGE?
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58060433-78/students-tests-sage-state.html.csp

Utah kids drink, smoke, and play video games less than national peers
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58062484-78/percent-teens-utah-survey.html.csp

Juan Diego student's prayer poem wins national prize
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605222/Draper-youths-prayer-poem-wins-national-prize.html



National
Starbucks to offer employees free college
http://www.canyonsdistrict.org/headlines-1/item/2945-headlines-wednsesday-june-11-2014

Can schools take a 'virtual day' in times of snow-day closures? Not in New Jersey
http://www.nj.com/education/2014/06/nj_education_officials_deny_districts_request_for_virtual_school_day.html

Home-schooling parents rally against Common Core
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655027/Home-schooling-parents-rally-against-Common-Core.html



Opinion
Florez: State School Board needs to take the heat for NCLB waiver renewal decision
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605173/Utah-State-School-Board-should-take-the-heat.html

Letter: How many more children must die in school shootings?
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58065458-82/die-wounded-count-dead.html.csp

Letter: Need for education
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605191/Need-for-education.html

Letter: Math changes
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605189/Math-changes.html