NATIONAL: Transgender Teachers, Long Isolated, Are Finding…

On Dec. 28, 2014, Leelah Alcorn died after walking into traffic on a highway near her hometown of Kings Mills, Ohio. The 17-year-old identified as transgender, and in a suicide note published online, which became national news, Alcorn wrote: "The… Read full article at NPR

STATE: Subtle bias against students may be…

A new study by education researchers suggests that the kind of subtle racial discrimination known as implicit bias found in brick and mortar classrooms may be present in online college classes. Researchers from Stanford, the University of California - Irvine… Read full article at KPCC

NATIONAL: White House Passes the Buck on…

After nearly a month spent promising action on school safety and gun violence, meeting with students who survived and parents who lost children in school shootings, and convening bipartisan meetings with members of Congress to broker a path forward, the… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: Armed and safe? At Ohio schools,…

RIVERSIDE, Ohio — The safes were installed last summer. Thirty-two in all. Spread out among the four elementary schools, the two middle schools, the high school and the administration building of the Mad River Local Schools district here on the… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: ’68 Los Angeles School Protesters See…

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Participants of a 1968 Los Angeles high school walkout over dropout rates, paddle beatings for speaking Spanish and other issues say they are hearing echoes of those protests in the voices of outraged students at Marjory… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: This Week’s Nationwide Student Walkout: 6…

On March 14, thousands of students across the country are expected to walk out of class or participate in events tied to what’s billed as ENOUGH: National School Walkout. The Women’s March Youth Empower, the organizer of the event, is… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Schools Teach ‘Cyber Hygiene’ to Combat…

Students in Whitney Poucher's cybersecurity education courses are no strangers to highly technical topics. At Greenbrier High School in Georgia's Columbia County district, they learn how hackers monitor users' systems to exploit weaknesses, and staff from the nearby U.S. Army… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Social media, networking, key to W.…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a state not known as a friend to labor unions, hundreds of West Virginia teachers found a way to organize a massive nine-day strike that paved the way to raises they had been denied for… Read full article at Education Week

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Hemet Unified School District Governing Board…

HEMET – The governing board of the Hemet Unified School District, on nomination by trustee Stacey Bailey, has selected Candace Ballard, a teacher at Tahquitz High School, as the February recipient of the Governing Board Recognition and Award. Ballard earned… Read full article at The Valley News

group of students hold "Free 2 Luv" and "Disney Be Inspired Grants" banners

Great Oak High School senior receives…

Great Oak High School senior Lauren Suthers received the Disney Citizenship Grant for youth empowerment. “Hi, I’m Lauren and I’m here for you,” 17-year-old Suthers said. Her statement extends to her fierce activism for self-love and bully awareness as president… Read full article at The Valley News