NATIONAL: Union Leaders Protesting DeVos Are Left…

WASHINGTON — It’s been a year, but the air is still frigid between the education secretary, Betsy DeVos, and the leaders of the nation’s teacher unions. Randi Weingarten, the longtime president of the American Federation of Teachers, and Lily Eskelsen… Read full article at The New York Times

NATIONAL: Special Education Chiefs to DeVos: Don’t…

As part of an administration-wide effort to cut back federal regulations, the Education Department says it wants to postpone a rule that requires states to take a closer look at whether school districts are identifying and punishing minority students at… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Virtual Reality for Learning Raises High…

Is virtual reality finally ready to make inroads in K-12? Technology companies are making a fresh push, and some market dynamics could provide them a tailwind. But there’s plenty of reason to remain skeptical. That’s the takeaway from Education Week’s… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: Why Aren’t More States Taking On…

Every two years, the Survey of the States looks at the state of K-12 economics and personal finance education in 50 states and the District of Columbia. This year, things don't look so great. There has been little increase in… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Parties Gird for Supreme Court Showdown…

Is there any reasonable chance that the teachers’ unions and other public-employee labor groups can pull off an unexpected victory in the latest U.S. Supreme Court battle over a 40-year-old precedent that has been a bedrock of their financial and… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: South Dakota considers ban on teaching…

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers will consider banning public school teaching on gender identity in elementary and middle schools, a push that critics say targets transgender students in the same way some states limit the positive portrayal of… Read full article at Education Week

Two Corona High Students Arrested For…

Corona – The Corona Police Department received information of a 15-year-old male Corona High School student who threatened violence towards the campus of Corona High School. Through the investigation, officers were able to view social media posts sent by the… Read full article at Eastvale News

STATE: LAPD still searching for owner of…

A week after students were struck by gunfire at Sal Castro Middle School, Los Angeles police are still trying to determine where the gun came from. The gunfire erupted in a classroom Feb. 1, with a single bullet striking a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: School Counselors Responsible for 482 Students…

The heavy caseloads of school counselors haven't gotten much lighter in the past decade, even as schools are under pressure to deliver quality advice and guidance on a growing range of issues. A report issued Thursday by two groups that… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Geographic disparity: States with the best…

Few issues facing the United States — or any nation — are more important than ensuring children receive a first-rate education. Policymakers and observers disagree as to how to spend public education funds and how exactly schools should be improved.… Read full article at USA Today