NATIONAL: Teachers Find Public Support as Campaign…

After shutting down schools and shaking up politics in six states, teachers are looking to the ballot box in their campaign for better pay and increased school funding. And their demands are meeting with widespread public support. A survey conducted… Read full article at The New York Times

NATIONAL: Education Secretary Ready to Overhaul Higher…

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, frustrated by stalled efforts in Congress to rewrite the federal law governing higher education law, is moving ahead with a plan to overhaul the system through her regulatory powers. Her determination was ratified on… Read full article at The New York Times

NATIONAL: School district mulling homework ban proposal…

STONY POINT, N.Y. - A school district just outside of New York City says it is considering a proposal from two fifth graders to get rid of homework. Fifth-graders Christopher DeLeon and Niko Keelie at Farley Elementary School in Stony… Read full article at The Fresno Bee

NATIONAL: Arkansas Education Board Gives New Standards…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas education officials have approved a revised set of standards for accrediting schools and districts. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the state Board of Education unanimously approved the new standards Wednesday, despite some members expressing… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: Louisiana Hopes New Early-Childhood Credential Will…

Louisiana is introducing a new credential for early-childhood educators in the hopes of making the workforce more professional. Starting in 2019, all lead early-childhood teachers will be required to have a state-developed Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate, or be working toward… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Judge: School must allow student to…

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned a decision by school administrators in Oregon, who banned a student from wearing a pro-border wall T-shirt to school. Liberty High School in Hillsboro had prohibited senior Addison Barnes from wearing… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: From record-breaking field, two dozen move…

The lights seemed a little brighter, the music a few decibels louder and the contestants ever so slightly more nervous as the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee got underway Thursday at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention… Read full article at The Washington Post

Corona girl stays alive at national…

Riverside County spelling bee champion Aisha Randhawa of Corona has advanced to the fourth round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee while three San Bernardino County spellers were eliminated. Aisha, a 12-year-old seventh-grader at Auburndale Intermediate School in Corona, is… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Three Corona-Norco schools to share in…

Corona-Norco schools have won nearly $50,000 to help elementary school students learn more about hands-on technology. A $48,870 grant from the Michigan-based Dart Foundation will help the Corona-Norco Unified School District buy 3-D printers and robotics kits for students at… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside County valedictorians for the Class…

We asked schools across Riverside County to have their valedictorians submit their photos and some biographical information to celebrate their achievement this year. The following are the high school valedictorians who submitted their information, including their high school activities, after… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise