Coachella Valley community reels in the…

Although the Coachella Valley sits thousands of miles away, Wednesday's bloodshed at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has been at the forefront of conversations among local community members. The 18th case of gunfire on a school campus that resulted… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Great Oak High School hosts the…

Five of the six Temecula Valley Unified middle schools gathered at Great Oak High School Jan. 20, for the district’s first ever Middle School Math Competition. The students began arriving 8 a.m. to check in and to begin their first… Read full article at The Valley News

Sparked by Perris case, assemblyman seeks…

Assemblyman Jose Medina, who represents the Perris neighborhood where parents allegedly tortured their children, has introduced a bill to tighten up existing laws on private school oversight and data collection. David Allen Turpin and his wife, Louise Ann Turpin, who… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Police call threat of violence against…

A threat of violence seen in graffiti found on a desk in a seventh-grade classroom at Corona del Mar Middle and High School was deemed not credible, but Newport Beach police will have heightened presence near the campus Friday, authorities… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Amid anti-immigrant and racial clashes, ethnic…

As public debates swirl around "Dreamers," President Trump's border wall and Black Lives Matter, the study of race and ethnicity is booming in public schools. Nationwide, states and school systems are refining, expanding or adopting courses that explore history, literature… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Burbank board urges state legislature to…

Following a call to action by the California School Boards Assn., the Burbank Unified School District adopted a resolution during a board meeting Thursday that urges the state legislature to increase student spending. A unanimous vote was followed by a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: State Supreme Court declines to review…

The California Supreme Court has denied Huntington Beach's request that it review a school district trustee's lawsuit over the right to see city employee job applications. The complaint by John Briscoe, a Huntington Beach resident and Ocean View School District… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Recent shootings can make going to…

Alysia Evans' son was 4 in 2013, when a man went on a shooting rampage in Santa Monica, killing five people before officers killed him. Her son was in preschool a few blocks from Santa Monica College, where the attack… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: ‘We serve the top 100 percent’:…

The leader of the largest system of higher education in the nation — California Community Colleges, with 114 campuses and 2.1 million students — said he is happy to clear up any confusion President Trump may have about what those… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Copycat Threats and Jittery Nerves Force…

From New Jersey to Kansas to Texas, the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting has turned the routine of going to class into a nerve-racking proposition, as schools have ordered new lockdown drills, beefed up security and in some… Read full article at The New York Times