Pre-game brawl in stands leads to…

It was Senior Night at Desert Hot Springs High School and a second scuffle had broken out in the football stadium's home bleachers just before kickoff. Golden Eagles star receiver Joziaha Winfrey looked up from the field to see an… Read full article at The Desert Sun

STATE: Cal State Northridge to vote on…

Faculty leaders at Cal State Northridge are pushing back against changes to remedial and general education classes ordered this summer, arguing the moves are so hasty that they may do students more harm than good. The class reforms were put… Read full article at KPCC

NATIONAL: To Fill a ‘Mentoring Gap,’ Schools…

On the sunny turf of Greene Central High School's football field one recent morning, new 9th graders gathered to play games and to meet the mentors who will help guide them through their transition to high school. The mentors don't… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Inside ESSA Plans: Is Arizona’s Approach…

Anyone who has worked in high poverty schools knows that poor kids are more likely than their wealthy peers to switch schools several times during their academic careers. That's why civil rights advocates are worried about the way Arizona's plan… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Melania Trump to address bullying in…

(CNN) - First lady Melania Trump is making good on a promise she made earlier this year to combat childhood bullying, taking a surprise trip Monday to a middle school in a Detroit suburb. Trump is bringing awareness to a… Read full article at KESQ News

Project Ares amps up the 2017…

SAN DIEGO –Securing Our eCity Foundation, National Defense Industry Association and National University announced they will be using the Project Ares platform by Circadence and supported by ScaleMatrix for the SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge. “I am so excited for this… Read full article at The Valley News

STATE: Time children spend on mobile devices…

The amount of time young children spend on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets has tripled in the last four years, according to a nationwide report that measures technology use among children 8 years old and younger. Children in… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: California teachers union endorses Newsom for…

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom got a major boost in his bid for governor next year when he received the endorsement of the California Teachers Association over the weekend, as did Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, who is running for State… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Life-Size Trump Scarecrow At California Elementary…

SAUGUS (CBSLA) — Some California parents are up in arms after they say a life-size scarecrow depicting President Donald Trump was placed at an elementary school. A Facebook post on the Santa Clarita Community Watchdog page shared an image of… Read full article at CBS News

STATE: 85 San Diego schools to hold…

With temperatures expected to soar into the 90s, the San Diego Unified School District announced that 85 of its schools would close early on Monday. The list includes elementary, middle and high schools. Families may receive notifications about the schedule… Read full article at San Diego Union-Tribune