NATIONAL: Clear bags among security measures at…

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students at a Florida high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting are receiving clear backpacks. The Sun Sentinel reports that Broward County Public Schools officials were providing the new bags as students returned… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Meet the Only K-12 Education Program…

The new federal spending levels recently approved by President Donald Trump include a $2.6 billion boost for the U.S. Department of Education. But what's the story behind that number? Big programs intended for disadvantaged students, special education, and career and… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: How High School Diploma Requirements Fall…

Most state high school graduation requirements are so poorly designed that they trap students in a "preparation gap," where they don't qualify for admission to public universities, according to a study released Monday. The Center for American Progress analyzed how… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: New Report: In 46 States, High…

High school graduation rates have soared across the country over the last decade, accompanied by the cheers of educators and lawmakers alike. But in the vast majority of states, simply attaining a high school diploma does not qualify students to… Read full article at The Seventy Four

NATIONAL: They led a national march. Now…

CNN)Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School return to class Monday, their first day back since organizing one of the largest youth-led protests in US history. But these teenagers won't be returning to a normal high school experience. Instead, they'll… Read full article at CNN

NATIONAL: Teachers Are Marching Ahead Of Their…

"I'm 54 years old and my paycheck is $1,980 [a month]. I can't afford f****** health insurance." That's one of the first things Larry Cagle says on the phone. He is spitting nails. The Tulsa English teacher is one of… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Fed up with school spending cuts,…

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — In Monday’s damp predawn darkness, teachers gathered in front of Muskogee High. But instead of heading to their classrooms, they piled on to a bus painted with the school’s mascot — the Roughers — and headed 150… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Oklahoma, Kentucky public schools close as…

Frustrated educators were asking politicians to do the math on Monday as thousands of teachers swarmed the Oklahoma and Kentucky state capitals to demand an increase in their wages and in school funding. Every public school in Kentucky and many… Read full article at NBC News

How Corona-Norco students can anonymously report…

It’s now easier for Corona-Norco students to report bullying. Before, students who wanted to report bullying had to tell a teacher or administrator, who would encourage them to fill out a harassment form, said Mike Ilic, administrative director for the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Chronic absence rates high at many…

California’s continuation high schools are meant to give students a last chance to get back on track for graduation, but state data reveal that many of the schools struggle with a basic challenge: Getting students to attend each day. Nearly… Read full article at EdSource