NATIONAL: How School Walkouts Test Student Rights…

Wednesday morning, at 10 o'clock, students at schools across the country will walk out of their classrooms. The plan is for them to leave school — or at least gather in the hallway — for 17 minutes. That's one minute… Read full article at NPR

Don’t Use SAT and ACT as…

States should not use the SAT or ACT to measure high school achievement because those exams don’t fully reflect states’ academic standards, and could distort what’s taught in the classroom, according to a study released Tuesday. The paper, released by… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Even in Female-Dominated Education Workforce, Women…

Women dominate the education workforce, yet they can't count on equal pay for equal work, a new study shows. Despite many school districts' use of apparently neutral uniform salary schedules, females in the education workforce are typically paid less than… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Teacher Strikes: 4 Common Questions

A teacher strike—an organized refusal to work that causes public schools to close indefinitely—can throw a school, district, or even an entire state into turmoil. And while commonplace in decades past, teacher strikes now tend to happen just a handful… Read full article at Education Week

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Students’ gun walkout sends message to…

While they may not agree on specific solutions, thousands of students who plan to walk out of schools around Southern California on Wednesday are hoping their activism will spur adults and lawmakers to do something – anything – to stem… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

CHP to conduct safety awareness in…

California Highway Patrol officers will be targeting scofflaw motorists and inattentive pedestrians at three schools in the Murrieta and Temecula areas on Wednesday, March 14, as part of a safety awareness campaign. Bella Vista Middle School in the Temecula Valley… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

PTA president with financial background used…

A former PTA president is facing grand theft charges for allegedly embezzling more than $22,000 from Herbert Hoover Elementary School in Indio. Danny Cervantes, 34, is accused of withdrawing $22,473 between October 2016 and Sept. 11 from Bank of America… Read full article at The Desert Sun

‘He’s literally coming after my son…

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. - A local community is rallying in support of a 13-year-old autistic boy believed to have been bullied for more than a month. His family and friends gathered at a Yucca Valley bus stop where the middle… Read full article at KESQ News