NATIONAL: Supreme Court Issues Narrow Ruling in…

The state of Missouri violated the U.S. Constitution's free exercise of religion clause when it denied a church a grant to use shredded scrap-tire material to improve its preschool playground, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 7-2 decision Monday.… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Here’s Why You Can’t Understand Your…

You know it when you see it. That's right: We're talking about education jargon, those terms that might signify something very important, but are often utterly mysterious to people who don't spend their days wading through school policy. And there's… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Leading School Accreditor Sees Expansion Opportunity…

AdvancED—the nation's largest pre-K-12 accrediting organization—is working to vastly expand its school improvement contractor operation to help states meet their commitments under the Every Student Succeeds Act. Its suite of new online classroom-observation tools, consultant services, and teacher and leadership… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Poll: Trump Voters Oppose His Education…

Nearly half of those who voted for President Donald Trump oppose his education agenda, according to a new poll, and many said they would likely not vote to reelect their congressional representatives should they support it. Nearly three-quarters, or 74… Read full article at US News and World Report

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Hemet Unified School District educators recognized…

HEMET – At Hemet Unified School District, they are constantly looking for new programs and initiatives to support their students through their educational journey. In addition to these various programs, they look to hire individuals who are passionate about helping… Read full article at The Valley News

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Riverside Transit Agency vehicle gets new…

RIVERSIDE – Thousands of southwest county youth have a new ride around town this summer. That’s because the Riverside Transit Agency gave away one of its retired buses to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest County, which will use… Read full article at The Valley News

STATE: In California push to help students…

The Los Angeles Unified school board jumped ahead of a new state law last week and instructed the school district to immediately create a plan to train teachers on the leading learning disability in California:, a reading impairment known as… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: LAUSD sets goal of ‘biliteracy for…

Among the many actions the Los Angeles Unified School District board took last week – including adopting a budget for the upcoming fiscal year – members unanimously agreed on a goal for students entering kindergarten in the 2018-19 school year:… Read full article at Los Angeles Daily News

NATIONAL: Advisory group recommends financial education in…

An advisory group that reviews debt-collection practices for unpaid student loans at Ohio's public colleges has recommended that high school students receive financial literacy education. State Attorney General Mike DeWine released a report Thursday with 22 recommendations from the Advisory… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

NATIONAL: Homeless college students a growing concern…

Jennifer Carr knows she's not the profile of a typical college student. The Detroit-area woman is 37 and has battled alcohol and heroin addiction. She's also been homeless in the past and even now is categorized as someone who is… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee