NATIONAL: Black, Hispanic, Asian Democrats in House…

U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos is approving plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act that don't comply with the law's protections for vulnerable groups of students, Democratic House members representing heavily Black, Hispanic, and Asian-American districts wrote in a letter to… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Do Police Officers In Schools Really…

When the bell rings at Chicago's Sullivan High School on the city's far north side, it's a familiar scene. Hundreds of students pour into the hallway heading to their next class. What's also becoming increasingly familiar is the presence of… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: More Than Half Of Transgender Teachers…

More than half of transgender teachers face harassment or discrimination in the workplace, according to an NPR Ed survey of transgender and gender-nonconforming educators. The survey of 79 trans and gender-nonconforming teachers from the U.S. and Canada found that the… Read full article at NPR

West Valley High student arrested for…

A student at Hemet’s West Valley High School has been arrested for a threat made last week — a writing on a campus bathroom wall that described bringing weapons to the school to harm others, police said Tuesday, March 6.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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How these Moreno Valley students are…

Ramon Sanchez peered at the water drop through a microscope. “It looks like the moon,” the 17-year-old Rancho Verde High School senior said. But in this particular case, the scientific instrument was arguably more interesting than the magnified object. Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Joshua Tree couple are released from…

It started as a child's fort — some plywood and a tin roof on a five-acre desert plot, put together by a homeless boy whose parents had long planned to build a home on the land. There was one room… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: N.Y. drama takes two big prospects…

For a while, the nation's three largest school systems all were on the hunt for new leaders, but now Los Angeles has the only vacancy. On Monday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio named Houston schools Supt. Richard A. Carranza… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Newport-Mesa appeals to block release of…

An attorney for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District has filed an appeal in Orange County Superior Court seeking to block the release of a report summarizing an investigation into a controversial award application from Mariners Elementary School. Attorney Anthony De… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Oklahoma comes closer to joining West…

On Feb. 28, high school track coach and government teacher Bon Bennett stepped up to the microphone at the community center in Bartlesville, Okla., as hundreds of parents, students and teachers sat rapt in attention. An education crisis was brewing… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Did an Obama-Era School Discipline Policy…

Sen. Marco Rubio, the Florida Republican who has found himself in the maelstrom of federal and state debates over school safety and gun control, says an Obama-era civil rights law may have contributed to the massacre at a high school… Read full article at US News and World Report