STATE: Democratic hopefuls for California governor back…

If the next governor of California is a Democrat, the state’s higher-education system can count on an ally who will propose a surge in extra funds for public colleges and their students. Two of the Democratic candidates — front-runner Gavin… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: California governor’s race: Dems agree on…

The Democratic candidates for governor agree that California must increase education spending and expand access to child care. But the four candidates differ on how they would work toward their goals to improve education in California. And they split on… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: School Board Votes To Promote Climate…

A resolution underscoring the San Diego Unified School District's support for educating students about climate change was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Board of Education. "San Diego Unified shall define climate-science literacy as an understanding of human influence on the… Read full article at KPBS

STATE: When your child isn’t ready for…

With the end of the school year nearing, students are celebrating as they move up to the next grade level. But not all parents are sure their kids are ready. Fewer than 4 in 10 LA Unified students are reading… Read full article at Los Angeles Daily News

STATE: At L.A.’s only school for the…

Ever since her son was 6 months old, Juliet Hidalgo has been bringing him to the Marlton School, a low-slung building in Baldwin Hills that for generations has been a second home for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in Los Angeles.… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: California’s legislative budget writers must iron…

Members of the California Legislature’s budget conference committee convene Wednesday with one task above all others: reconcile the plans put forth by their two houses, both of which would be more costly than the proposal crafted by Gov. Jerry Brown.… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: ‘They deserve to get an education…

Students attending D.C.’s Duke Ellington School of the Arts demanded Wednesday that city officials halt the enrollment fraud investigation at the acclaimed high school, arguing that the probe has been unfair and that the public school should be open to… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Trump Safety Commission’s First ‘Field Hearing’…

The Federal Commission on School Safety will have its first "field" hearing Thursday—and second meeting—at a school in Anne Arundel County, Md., that has embraced Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, or PBIS. And advocates are already questioning whether U.S. Secretary… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Civil Rights Advocates to DeVos: Make…

Dozens of civil rights organizations are asking U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to clarify her recent contention that schools can decide whether or not to report undocumented students to immigration authorities. Those comments came during a wide-ranging House Education… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Kentucky’s largest school district appealing takeover…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's largest public school district is appealing the state's attempt to seize control of the system. News outlets report that the Jefferson County Board of Education voted Tuesday to appeal a recommendation for the county's school… Read full article at Education Week