STATE: Teacher shortages persist in California and…

Despite an improving economy and new efforts to recruit teachers, California’s teacher shortage is showing no signs of easing up. In fact, shortages are becoming more severe in many communities. That’s the conclusion of a new report from the Learning… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: UC students lobby for more state…

University of California students plan to lobby state legislators Tuesday for more state funding in order to avoid a tuition increase in the upcoming academic year. Students from UC campuses in Berkeley, Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego say they… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Irvine Unified School District gets letter…

Irvine Unified School District is the latest government agency to receive a letter demanding it change how its leaders are elected to better represent minority groups or face a lawsuit. Cities and school districts throughout Southern California have received similar… Read full article at OC Register

STATE: LA’s notorious Locke High School is…

In 1967, two years shy of her high school graduation, LaVern Antoine moved to the new school opening up in her neighborhood: Alain LeRoy Locke High School. "It was, like, the most fun school ever," Antoine remembered. The opening of… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: A Bay Area lawmaker’s crusade to…

Some of Assemblyman Rob Bonta’s colleagues were puzzled when he introduced a bill about school lunches in late January. “Isn’t that a law already?” other lawmakers asked Bonta (D-Oakland) about AB 1871, which would guarantee at least one free or… Read full article at San Jose Mercury News

NATIONAL: For Parkland Students and Teachers, Wrenching…

Holly Van Tassel-Schuster has not been back to her classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School since she left it after the mass school shooting there last week, changing her life and her town in an instant. But she knows… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Funerals: Grieving Teens, Raw Emotions After…

Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Which Remedial Education Models Work Best…

No question, remedial education needs an overhaul. Millions of young adults get trapped in rudimentary math and English classes that don't earn them college credits but still cost the same tuition. More than two-thirds of all community college students and… Read full article at US News and World Report

San Jacinto looking at drone rules

The San Jacinto City Council will discuss safety rules for drones when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. The ordinance is being considered to become consistent with Federal Aviation Administration and state laws when it comes to unmanned… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

President's Day Parade coverage on CBS 2 News

Despite wind, President’s Day Parade rolls…

INDIO, Calif. - Indio celebrated President's Day Monday with a parade through downtown as part of the ongoing Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival. The annual President's Day Parade began at 9 a.m. along Highway 111, kicking off the… Read full article at KESQ News