NATIONAL: McGraw-Hill Education Picks New CEO From…

McGraw-Hill Education has reached into the world of data analytics to tap its new president and CEO, a move that underscores the global K-12 provider’s shifting mission and the new demands that are transforming the school market. Nana Banerjee, named… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Most Teachers Report High Levels of…

Most teachers experience high levels of burnout and stress—and that may be affecting their students' achievement, a recent study found. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Missouri and published in Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, measured the… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: First, it was West Virginia. Then,…

Classes are canceled for hundreds of thousands of students in Arizona and Colorado as educators descend on state capitols to rally for more education funding, part of a wave of teacher activism that has swept through West Virginia, Kentucky and… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Battle over transgender student rights moves…

Lynn and Larry Brennan’s oldest child could have remained anonymous, just three initials in federal court papers accusing the local school system of discrimination. But their son was done with secrets, and the pretending that sickened him in those dark… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Study: Colleges That Ditch The SAT…

There are now well over 1,000 colleges and universities that don't require SAT or ACT scores in deciding whom to admit, a number that's growing every year. And a new study finds that scores on those tests are of little… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: NPR/Ipsos Poll: Most Americans Support Teachers’…

As the wave of teacher walkouts moves to Arizona and Colorado this week, an NPR/Ipsos poll shows strong support among Americans for improving teachers' pay and for their right to strike. Just 1 in 4 Americans believe teachers in this… Read full article at NPR

MVUSD Named CompTIA Authorized Academy Partner

Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD) will offer new curriculum, practice labs and exams for students to obtain internationally recognized certifications in computer science as part of a new partnership with CompTIA. CompTIA is considered one of the Information Technology… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Manufacturing and Logistics students experience new…

March Mountain High School’s Manufacturing and Logistics Pathway students attended WESTEC at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where they were able to experience the latest advances in manufacturing technology. The event was a showcase for new solutions in the manufacturing… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

STATE: Villaraigosa advocates for new university campus…

A new Cal State campus in Stockton, a new medical school at UC Merced and a plan giving students a year of free tuition at a state university in exchange for a year of public service were some of the… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Abuse, violence common among LGBT homeless…

LGBT homeless youth are significantly more likely to face violence, sexual exploitation and early death than their straight peers, according to new research released Wednesday. The study, by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, was based on a phone… Read full article at EdSource