NATIONAL: Teachers on Tech: Good for Student…

A new nationally representative Gallup poll offers more evidence that teachers are of two different minds when it comes to educational technology. On one hand, the 497 teachers surveyed last month expressed a tepid belief in technology's educational value: 41… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Puerto Rico to Close Nearly 300…

Puerto Rico's Education Department announced Thursday that it would close 283 public schools this summer in the face of plummeting student enrollment after Hurricane Maria. The move would leave Puerto Rico with 828 public schools in a system that currently… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Without Warning System, Schools Often ‘Pass…

When Jason Fennes applied for a job at Cedar Hill Prep School in New Jersey in 2010, the school district where he had formerly taught did not disclose its knowledge of allegations of past sexual abuse. School administrators at Montville… Read full article at NPR

Nikayla Ruiz smiles holding framed certificate

Margaret White’s 2019 Teacher of the…

As presented by Margaret White Elementary School Principal April Smith to the Palo Verde Unified School District (PVUSD) Board of Trustees at their March meeting, the school’s selection for the 2019 Teacher of the Year is St. George, Utah, native… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

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Honors for Menifee student at LifeStream’s…

Pablo Espinoza, a senior at Heritage High School in Menifee, received the Youth Ambassador of the Year Award at LifeStream blood bank’s 35th annual Gift of Life Tribute and 10-Gallon Donor Celebration held March 18 at the Riverside Convention Center.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Barbara Rosales

Murrieta Valley Unified School District names…

MURRIETA – Murrieta Valley Unified School District Superintendent Pat Kelley announced that Barbara Rosales and Ocean Walker are the district's 2018 Teachers of the Year. Walker teaches intensive language arts to students in seventh and eighth grade at Dorothy McElhinney… Read full article at The Valley News

Heritage student concert to support Community…

A Heritage High School student has organized a musical concert to help collect food items for the Menifee Valley Community Cupboard. The event, created by Skylar Duron, will begin at 7 p.m. on April 20 in the Heritage High School… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

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