NATIONAL: Research on Special Education, Career-Tech Ed.,…

The Institute of Education Sciences, the research agency for the U.S. Department of Education, put out calls for a bevy of new research projects for fiscal 2019, particularly around issues of special education and research partnerships. The agency has offered… Read full article at source

NATIONAL: Bloomberg Pledges $375 Million in College-…

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced that his philanthropy will devote $375 million over the next five years to initiatives designed to better prepare students for work or college. At the New York Times… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Teachers Value Their Unions, Survey Shows.…

Teachers who do not belong to their unions see value in the organizations, but still say they would opt out of paying mandatory fees if given the choice, a new survey says. Yet the survey also shows that most teachers… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: I.E.S. Awards $8.4 Million to Ed-Tech…

A cohort of 21 ed-tech initiatives will receive a total of $8.4 million in Small Business Innovation Research grants in 2018, the U.S. Department of Education announced this week. The funds will be used for the development and testing of… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: As Graduates In Santa Fe And…

High school seniors who survived the deadly shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, just two weeks ago, graduated Friday. On Sunday, the 2018 class at a Parkland, Fla. high school, where a gunman killed 17 people, will also receive their diplomas.… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Let’s Stop Talking About The ’30…

Did you know that kids growing up in poverty hear 30 million fewer words by age 3? Chances are, if you're the type of person who reads a newspaper or listens to NPR, you've heard that statistic before. Since 1992,… Read full article at NPR

students in caps and gowns enter the football field

Mustangs win, place and show at…

Hemet may be a small city by some standard, but it is certainly full of big dreams. This city’s high school graduates have worked hard this year to make their dreams come true. On Thursday May 24, the West Valley… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

small group of graduates sit in gym wearing caps and gowns near Congrats 2018 Bobcats sign

Small Town Graduates, Big Dreams

In California, even a small town can be big. Big enough to serve, small enough to care. Anza, California is no exception, as demonstrated by the graduates of Hamilton High School on Wednesday May 23. The Bobcat gymnasium was packed… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

San Jacinto Police, schools launch anti-violence…

In response to the proliferation of violence on school campuses that has recently captured the nation’s attention, the San Jacinto Police Department and San Jacinto Unified School District have announced a school anti-violence campaign called “Cultivating a Community of Caring.”… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Governing board releases names of scholarship…

HEMET – The governing board of the Hemet Unified School District, on nomination by trustee Eugene Hikel, has selected Janet Mendoza, retired district administrator, as the April recipient of the Governing Board Recognition and Award. Mendoza has been working with… Read full article at The Valley News