NATIONAL: #MeToo Goes to School

When Hollywood’s glitterati walked the red carpet for the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday evening, it was the #MeToo movement that took center stage, not the directors, actors or actresses there to fête and be fêted – many of whom… Read full article at US News and World Report

Man arrested for fighting with Yucca…

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. - A 46 year old man was arrested Friday afternoon following a fight involving students from Yucca Valley High School. San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department responded to a stabbing at the high school. Deputies contacted three students… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: Michelle King era closes with questions…

Board of Education members face difficult decisions this week after the sudden retirement of L.A. schools Supt. Michelle King. The school board will meet Tuesday in closed session, its first gathering since King announced Friday that she has cancer and… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: How to hire a teacher: Report…

The Burlingame School District highlights its Maker Spaces and technology program. The Belmont-Redwood Shores district promotes its partnership with a Columbia University reading and writing workshop. Tiny Bayshore Elementary talks about the advantages of working in a cozy community and… Read full article at San Jose Mercury News

Yucaipa girl may have killed herself…

Yucaipa eighth-grader Rosalie Avila may have committed suicide after a classmate told her to, a relative says. Classmates at Mesa View Middle School in Calimesa witnessed Rosalie, 13, being bullied by three other students and reportedly heard the ringleader, a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Despite legalization, California colleges stick to…

Students at UC San Diego don’t need to go far if they want to take part in California’s new recreational marijuana market: Torrey Holistics, a dispensary that sells cannabis to anyone over 21, is the next exit up Interstate 5… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: Few States Want to Offer Districts…

The Every Student Succeeds Act may have kept annual testing as a federal requirement. But it also aims to help states cut down on the number of assessments their students must take by giving districts the chance to use a… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Parents fight to record school day…

BOSTON — A Maine teen with autism and a rare neurological syndrome that affects his speaking ability cannot talk to his parents about his school day the same way other students can. So his family is fighting for the right… Read full article at The Washington Post

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Innovate 8: Students explore oceanography and…

LA JOLLA (NEWS 8) – La Jolla is a premiere vacation destination nestled along seven miles of the Pacific Ocean coastline and the hub for global marine research. Recognized as one of the largest research piers in the world, the… Read full article at CBS News

STATE: ‘No excuses’ — Parents need school…

All states in the country are required to issue education report cards about students’ performance in public schools. The problem is, parents have a hard time finding and reading them — and in many cases, they’re not even available in… Read full article at LA School Report