Students from A.B. Miller High in…

A.B. Miller High School students interested in auto technology saw what their futures could hold with a close up look at a classic 1981 DeLorean DMC-12, a replica of the time machine from the movie “Back to the Future” and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: School flooded with blankets after girl’s…

(CNN) When teacher Ruth Espiricueta asked her first-grade class to write letters to Santa Claus, she wasn't expecting what would happen next. One girl, Crystal Pachecho, 7, asked Santa only for food, a blanket and a ball for her brothers… Read full article at CNN

STATE: From the field to the classroom:…

An emergency has occurred at the 49ers football museum in Santa Clara: the stand holding the famous football from “The Catch” has broken, and a classroom of 3rd-graders must build a replacement. Using drinking straws, scissors and tape, the students… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: State ESSA Plans ‘Not Encouraging’ on…

Do state plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act do enough to shine a spotlight on historically disadvantaged groups of students—and do they give schools the tools they need to improve outcomes for those children? "What we are seeing… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: A Quest to Give Minority Voters…

After hours spent knocking on doors and introducing himself to voters in west Modesto, Adolfo Lopez won a seat on the school board in this Central Valley city. Lopez, 26, is now the only Hispanic member of a seven-member board… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Here’s Where the GOP Tax Bill…

The most significant change for schools in the Republican tax reform plan is likely how state and local taxes are handled because of its potential impact on school funding. But why? And where could it have the greatest impact? Buckle… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: School brings ‘Star Wars’ to new…

TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — The Force is strong with students at Tabernacle Elementary School. Ahead of the release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" on Friday, students in each grade level designed and began crafting mobile makerspace carts paying tribute… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Why Teens Find The End Of…

The plots of dystopian novels can be amazing. A group of teens in Holland, Mich., tells me about some of their favorites: In Delirium by Lauren Oliver, Love is considered a disease. Characters get a vaccine for it. In Marissa… Read full article at NPR

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Baskets of Love helps 22 families…

COACHELLA, Calif. - Baskets of Love held their 25th annual holiday fundraiser Saturday at Valley View Elementary School in Coachella. The organization invited 22 Coachella Valley families to stop by for an afternoon of holiday fun. Organizers said everyone should… Read full article at KESQ News

Hemet Unified School District partners with…

HEMET – Hemet Unified School District staff serves nearly 22,000 students. Of those students, 78 percent qualify for free and reduced lunches. The district has many students who only eat while they are at school, and when they leave on… Read full article at The Valley News