GARCIA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GARCIA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NEA president: Don’t punish teachers with test scores http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58530434-78/eskelsen-utah-garcia-education.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58530434-78/eskelsen-utah-garcia-education.html.csp">NEA president: Don’t punish teachers with test scores</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin Wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T08:24:48.472-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • A former Utah educator returned home to a rock-star welcome Thursday as she criticized the “toxic” culture of testing in America’s public schools. Lily Eskelsen Garcia, a former Utah Teacher of the Year who recently was elected president of the National Education Association, kicked off the Utah Education Association’s convention at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. Her opening address condemned the use of standardized tests as a measurement of teacher effectiveness and encouraged ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530434@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:24:48 MDT Soccer: FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia denounces secrecy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58516447-77/garcia-investigation-ethics-fifa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58516447-77/garcia-investigation-ethics-fifa.html.csp">Soccer: FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia denounces secrecy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T16:08:21.845-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • FIFA’s intelligence agency-style secrecy instills little confidence among soccer fans, ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia said Monday. Garcia called on the organization’s leaders to change the secretive culture at a time when FIFA President Sepp Blatter is under fire for refusing to allow the publication of the American attorney’s corruption investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids. The evasiveness has seen the governing body unable to shake off its negative image after being d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585164472014-10-14T16:08:21.845-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T16:08:21.845-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58516447@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:08:21 MDT ‘Hitler’ sentenced to jail for assault during Rainbow Gathering http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452010-78/garcia-novak-assault-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58452010-78/garcia-novak-assault-court.html.csp">‘Hitler’ sentenced to jail for assault during Rainbow Gathering</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T21:53:55.076-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Rainbow Gathering attendee accused of stabbing a man during the June-July camping festival in the mountains east of Heber has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail. Leilani Novak-Garcia, 33, also known as “Hitler,” had pleaded no contest last month in 4th District Court to aggravated assault, and an attempted murder charge filed against her was dismissed, according to court documents. She was sentenced Wednesday to 300 days in the Wasatch County jail. As part of her two years probation, she...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58452010@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:53:55 MDT Tennis: Caroline Garcia upsets Radwanska at Wuhan Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441720-77/6-4-beat-radwanska-wuhan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441720-77/6-4-beat-radwanska-wuhan.html.csp">Tennis: Caroline Garcia upsets Radwanska at Wuhan Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T16:04:36.492-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wuhan, China • Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. “It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game for myself,” Garcia said. “Against these kind of girls l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584417202014-09-23T16:04:36.492-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T16:04:36.492-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441720@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:36 MDT Report on alleged Word Cup corruption goes to FIFA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378054-77/fifa-cup-garcia-qatar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378054-77/fifa-cup-garcia-qatar.html.csp">Report on alleged Word Cup corruption goes to FIFA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRAHAM DUNBAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:35.128-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lausanne, Switzerland • The evidence which could strip Qatar of the 2022 World Cup has landed at FIFA. The governing body of world football said Friday it received three reports from ethics investigator Michael Garcia and his team after their year-long probe of alleged corruption in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests. Qatar and Russia, the 2018 host, were chosen in December 2010 by FIFA’s widely discredited executive committee. FIFA did not say if Garcia’s 350-page report, drawing on 2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583780542014-09-05T23:22:35.128-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T23:22:35.128-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378054@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 MDT