STATE: Unlike California, many states have umbrella…

There is growing recognition that California in effect has three systems of education — one for children before they enter kindergarten, another serving children in the K-12 grades and one for higher education. But in the eyes of many experts,… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: How a tiny Native American community’s…

A lawsuit brought on behalf of schoolchildren in the most remote Native American community in the United States is addressing an emerging question in public education — namely, are school districts required to provide disability services to children who’ve suffered… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Middle-Class Families Increasingly Look to Community…

PASADENA, Calif. — When top students from the sun-dappled suburbs that surround Pasadena, Calif., graduate from high school, they are expected to go to colleges that are prestigious, pricey and often far away. Last year, seniors from La Cañada High… Read full article at The New York Times

NATIONAL: Schools Named for Confederate Leaders: The…

Despite a wave of recent campaigns to remove the names of Confederate leaders from public schools, roughly 140 buildings in K-12 school districts still honor figures from that foregone era, an Education Week Research Center analysis of federal education data… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: College Waitlists Often Waste Would-Be Students’…

"Does being waitlisted count as half an acceptance??" "Literally got waitlisted everywhere" "Being waitlisted from your top choice is the worst feeling" "What should one do when waitlisted at their top choice school? Asking for a friend." "All these waitlisted… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Patriots receiver Julian Edelman may have…

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman received hundreds of comments on one of his recent Instagram posts. Nothing unusual about that for a popular NFL player. But one of those comments was unusual — and more than a little disturbing.… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Some Say Teachers Risk Losing Support…

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Oklahoma Republicans finally passed a massive tax hike for hundreds of millions of new dollars for public schools and teacher pay raises, they thought they would get a thank you. Instead, educators and their supporters… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: Oklahoma’s Fallin: Striking teachers like teenagers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin compared teachers striking for more classroom funding to "a teenage kid that wants a better car" as schools throughout the state plan to close for a fourth straight day in a protest… Read full article at Education Week

Brockton stands next to science fair project including a wooden bridge model

Appleby student earns Blythe’s first-ever Broadcom…

Parlaying off a medal result at this year’s Riverside County Science and Engineering Fair, Blythe’s own Felix J. Appleby Elementary School 8th grader Brock Peterson has additionally earned the distinction of being the city’s first-ever 2018 Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

students protest, one carrying sign with picture of assault weapon and #ENOUGH

A town hall forum on gun…

A town hall discussion on gun violence will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Islamic Society of Corona-Norco, 465 Santana Way in Corona. Inspired by the recent “March for Our Lives,” the event… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise