STATE: DeVos Announces $693 Million in Disaster…

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Monday that two states and Puerto Rico will receive nearly $700 million in federal money to help their schools recover from natural disaster. The Puerto Rico Department of Education will receive $589 million… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Despite shortage, nursing schools rejecting thousands…

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - There's an acute nursing shortage in the United States, but schools are turning away thousands of qualified applicants as they struggle to expand class size and hire more teachers for nursing programs. In America, experienced nurses… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: A Year Ago the Supreme Court…

A year after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that schools must offer students with disabilities an education reasonably calculated to enable them to "make progress appropriate in light of the child's circumstances," what has changed? On the one hand, not… Read full article at Education Week

How to see four historic Corona…

Four homes and a school library. Those are the stops on Corona’s Vintage Home Tour 2018. Dubbed “Cherishing our Past,” the Saturday, May 12, event will take guests into three historic houses and the library at Jefferson Elementary School. The… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palm Desert HS decathlon team finishes…

WASHINGTON D.C., - The academic decathlon team for Palm Desert High School known as World Quest National finished 2nd at the national tournament in Washington D.C. The team consists of Josh Phillips, Matthew Chang, Patricia Dan and Danielle Hjerpe. Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: Candidates for California governor clash over…

Deep philosophical divides between liberal and conservative positions on such education issues as charter schools, universal pre-K programs and more funding for public schools were aired by gubernatorial candidates at a debate held at the annual California State PTA convention.… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Unlike governor’s race, contest for California…

The race for state superintendent for public instruction between the two major candidates Marshall Tuck and Assemblyman Tony Thurmond has yet to trigger the spending spree of the last contest, when Tuck ran unsuccessfully against incumbent Tom Torlakson four years… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: She has a 4.1 GPA. Why…

Maria Merza stopped going to school in Syria because of the threats and explosions that rocked the city where she lived. When her family was resettled in Modesto, she was terrified about something else. She could not read or speak… Read full article at The Modesto Bee

NATIONAL: American Federation of Teachers president coming…

PHOENIX — The president of the American Federation of Teachers is coming to Phoenix on Monday to support striking Arizona teachers as they continue rallying for more funding. Randi Weingarten will speak at a rally and hold a news conference… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Arizona Teachers Face Heavy Resistance as…

On the second day of the historic Arizona teacher strike, a conservative group has sent letters to school superintendents in the state with a warning: Require teachers to return to work, or parents and students might sue. The Goldwater Institute,… Read full article at Education Week