Martha Wethey

San Bernardino Shooting: How do you…

Martha Wethey knows how close to home Wednesday’s mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino is to local families. A marriage and family therapist with a practice on State Street in Redlands, Wethey refers clients with children… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy

NATIONAL: House easily passes rewrite of No…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long outdated and widely criticized as unrealistic, the 2002 No Child Left Behind education law is on track for a major revision after the House voted to dramatically limit the federal government's role in education policy but… Read full article at US News and World Report

University recruiter

NATIONAL: College Scout Mines Below-the-Radar Schools for…

Darryl Jones is hunting for certain kinds of students, and he's riding up the elevator here, in a faceless office park north of Chicago, to find them. A recruiter from Gettysburg College, a small, highly selective school in Pennsylvania, Jones… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Award Honors Ed Research That Casts…

Public education may provide a path to success, but many children born in poverty never find it. A trio of Baltimore researchers who tracked 30 years of pitfalls and roadblocks that hobble those children have been honored with a national… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Advocates for LGBT Students Push for…

A coalition of advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students called this week for more inclusive sex education programs that address the needs of all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The push was led by the… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Some Stats on Extended-Learning Time From…

Schools with the longest hours tend to be charters and to serve a larger percentage of low-income, black, and Hispanic students than all other schools, according to a new report from the U. S. Government Accountability Office. These schools also… Read full article at Education Week

transitional kindergarten students

STATE: Study: Transitional kindergarten students are better…

Children who attended transitional kindergarten performed better on language, literacy and math skills when they started kindergarten, compared to their peers who weren’t in the program, according to a new report. The American Institutes for Research on Tuesday released its… Read full article at EdSource

Jesse Snodgrass

STATE: Judge rules school district not liable…

In 2012, it was called Operation Glasshouse, an undercover drug investigation at three Riverside County high schools that resulted in the arrest of 22 students. Two years later, it was known as the high school drug sting that caused some… Read full article at EdSource

UC Berkeley

STATE: California’s Higher-Education Crisis

Monday was the deadline to apply for a coveted spot as a University of California student. For certain UC hopefuls, that deadline marked the culmination of years of sleep deprivation and SAT prep, writing-center visits, new extracurriculars, and one last… Read full article at The Atlantic

Eli Broad

STATE: PAC shielded $2.3 million in donations…

Nearly $2.3 million in donations made by charter school supporters during this year's Los Angeles school board races were shielded from disclosure until after the election was over, a review of records shows. Those contributions — from philanthropist Eli Broad,… Read full article at Los Angeles Times