Mary McConnell http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Mary McConnell en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:58:42 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss My view: Is Utah smart to take part in the 'Smarter Balanced' Common Core education Consortia? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586476/Is-Utah-smart-to-take-part-in-the-Smarter-Balanced-Common-Core-education-Consortia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765586476/Is-Utah-smart-to-take-part-in-the-Smarter-Balanced-Common-Core-education-Consortia.html The SBAC was a bait and switch program because the waivers pushed states into "Federal Common Core Education Standards"... Thu, 28 Jun 2012 00:00:00 MDT Mary McConnell: Why the rush into new school core standards? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571648/Why-the-rush-into-new-school-core-standards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765571648/Why-the-rush-into-new-school-core-standards.html The Utah State Board of Education has invited "Utah residents to share their comments about the Utah core standards at a... Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:04:29 MDT Teacher tenure at issue in improving education http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208549/Teacher-tenure-at-issue-in-improving-education.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208549/Teacher-tenure-at-issue-in-improving-education.html In 2007 the educator Michelle Rhee was charged with a mammoth task: turn around public education in the District of Columbia,... Mon, 19 Dec 2011 23:42:54 MST Readers' forum: What to teach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700139969/What-to-teach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700139969/What-to-teach.html I read with interest Mary McConnell's column titled "What should we teach?" (May 15). The title captivated me, but the... Mon, 30 May 2011 00:00:00 MDT Mary McConnell: Editorial: What should we teach? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700135160/Editorial-What-should-we-teach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700135160/Editorial-What-should-we-teach.html High school government teachers don't grab many headlines. But recently we've attracted a brief burst of attention. Sun, 15 May 2011 00:00:00 MDT Weber State basketball: Wildcats routed in recently added game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700117772/Weber-State-basketball-Wildcats-routed-in-recently-added-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700117772/Weber-State-basketball-Wildcats-routed-in-recently-added-game.html Rob Jones had 20 points and 13 rebounds Friday night, lifting Saint Mary's to a 77-54 victory over Weber State as the Gaels... Fri, 11 Mar 2011 23:06:38 MST No. 22 Saint Mary's beats San Diego 67-56 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700102203/No-22-Saint-Marys-beats-San-Diego-67-56.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700102203/No-22-Saint-Marys-beats-San-Diego-67-56.html Rob Jones had 18 points and 13 rebounds in his first game against his former team and No. 22 Saint Mary's celebrated its... Wed, 19 Jan 2011 22:35:23 MST Mary McConnell: Tiger mothers and Lake Wobegon kids: is it time to 'Shanghai' our math students? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700100694/Tiger-mothers-and-Lake-Wobegon-kids-is-it-time-to-Shanghai-our-math-students.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700100694/Tiger-mothers-and-Lake-Wobegon-kids-is-it-time-to-Shanghai-our-math-students.html Sat, 15 Jan 2011 00:00:00 MST Scholar Michael W. McConnell mixes law, religion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700099094/Scholar-Michael-W-McConnell-mixes-law-religion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700099094/Scholar-Michael-W-McConnell-mixes-law-religion.html Twenty-one years ago Michael W. McConnell was an up-and-coming professor at the University of Chicago Law School writing a... Sun, 09 Jan 2011 00:55:30 MST Saint Mary's beats Long Beach State 82-74 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700092941/Saint-Marys-beats-Long-Beach-State-82-74.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700092941/Saint-Marys-beats-Long-Beach-State-82-74.html Long Beach State came out hitting shots from all over the court. Saint Mary's couldn't match the 49ers and played from behind... Sat, 18 Dec 2010 15:51:34 MST Tax cut deal moves McConnell beyond Sen. 'No' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090850/Tax-cut-deal-moves-McConnell-beyond-Sen-No.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090850/Tax-cut-deal-moves-McConnell-beyond-Sen-No.html Nearly 200 cartoons hang on Sen. Mitch McConnell's office wall, each lampooning him for backing big money politics, vexing... Sat, 11 Dec 2010 22:58:07 MST Tax cut deal moves McConnell beyond Sen. 'No' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090727/Tax-cut-deal-moves-McConnell-beyond-Sen-No.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090727/Tax-cut-deal-moves-McConnell-beyond-Sen-No.html Sat, 11 Dec 2010 08:47:31 MST Mary McConnell: Parents most important voices in school reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088122/Parents-most-important-voices-in-school-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088122/Parents-most-important-voices-in-school-reform.html The drama, the genius, and even the occasional naiveté of the educational documentary "Waiting for Superman" all stem... Sun, 05 Dec 2010 00:00:00 MST