NATIONAL: Does Higher-Level Number Talk Hold Key…

A new study suggests that parents should expose their young children to larger numbers to help them advance their math skills. The study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found a positive correlation between parents who discussed numbers greater… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Early Educators Help Children Navigate Fears…

The Creative Learning Center in Miami is about 55 miles south of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., where 14 students and three staff members were shot to death in February. In the days after the shooting, the… Read full article at Education Week

Parkland Victims’ Families Have Pushed for…

Since the Parkland, Fla., school shooting last month, student activists have recieved much attention for their passionate calls for changes to the nation's gun laws. That's in part because thousands of their peers have heard that call, planting the seeds… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Sandy Hook Promise Launches Anonymous Reporting…

Sandy Hook Promise, a violence prevention program founded by families who lost their children in the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., launched an anonymous reporting system this week that schools can use to collect and track student tips about… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Netflix Touts Study, Adds Resources for…

Netflix is gearing up for the second season of "13 Reasons Why," the popular but controversial show about a high school student's suicide that addressed issues such as depression, online bullying, and sexual assault. This week, Netflix announced several steps… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: DeVos’ School Safety Commission Meets March…

The White House commission on school safety—headed up by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos—will hold its very first "organizational" meeting March 28, just four days after hundreds of thousands of students from the country are scheduled to march on… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: A coding school and Boys &…

Bjorn Freeman-Benson is a little embarrassed by his 200-person engineering team: It's overwhelmingly white, and it's overwhelmingly male. He says he wants a more diverse staff for his digital product design company, InVision, but doesn't get the applicants. "If I… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

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Hemet students have something to say:…

A nationwide walkout in response to the 17 people killed after a gunman used an AR-15 assault rifle to open fire at a Parkland, Florida high school Feb. 14 hit communities across the country last week and Hemet was no… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Palm Springs to consider district elections…

Palm Springs will consider whether to move away from its current “at large” system of electing city council members and adopting a by-district election system after a high-powered Malibu attorney threatened to sue the city for violations of the California… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Coachella couple allegedly linked to string…

In recent months, a series of copper wire thefts have disrupted daily life across the Coachella Valley, prompting the cancellation of high school sporting events and forcing a delay in the opening of at least one new business. But local… Read full article at The Desert Sun