NATIONAL: Secret Service rolls out new ways…

The Secret Service – known for protecting the president – is now using their expertise to protect schools in the wake of a spate of deadly mass shootings. The new guidelines on enhancing school safety are based on research from… Read full article at ABC News

NATIONAL: After Supreme Court Blow, Defiant Union…

On the drive from the airport to downtown Minneapolis, where the National Education Association held its annual convention last week, cars passed a billboard that proclaimed it “Teachers’ Independence Day.” “No more forced union fees,” said the billboard, referring to… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Witness: Florida massacre suspect made threats…

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida high school massacre suspect Nikolas Cruz allegedly told a woman months before the shooting that he might attack the school and that he might even kill her — but she never called police. Giovanna Cantone's… Read full article at Education Week

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Hemet Unified and San Jacinto Unified…

HEMET – Student of the Month recipients from Hemet Unified and San Jacinto Unified school districts attended a dinner at Soboba Country Club Thursday, May 10. From that pool of students, the Student of the Year scholarship recipients were chosen… Read full article at The Valley News

Longtime Educator and Leader Named Vice…

Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Susan Mills, Ph.D., as Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Strategic Planning. She will begin her new assignment at the District Office on July 2. Mills has been employed… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

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Succeeding in Life Without Sight

When Mirna Campos was born premature after only eight months in the womb, she was immediately placed in an incubator for 20 days. Unfortunately, the lights meant to help her develop further were far too bright and her corneas were… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Here’s how to help name Menifee’s…

High School 4 will soon get an official name. The Perris Union High School District is doing a survey to find a name for its next high school, which will be built in southeastern Menifee and could open in August… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Foundation Spotlight: Youth Grantmakers lets Inland…

Working with The Community Foundation, local high school students identified the greatest needs in their community and awarded $49,000 to Riverside and San Bernardino County nonprofit groups. The Youth Grantmakers Program began in 2009 in Riverside. Since then, The Community… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise