NATIONAL: Meet the hometown heroes of the…

There are 516 kids competing in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, and our kids are the home team. For three days starting today, the spellers will compete at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor in… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Parkland parents decry game that simulates…

MIAMI — An upcoming computer video game that would allow players to re-create school shootings by stalking school hallways and racking up kills has been condemned as insensitive and inappropriate by the parents of students who were shot to death… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Heated Rhetoric Muddies Policy Debate in…

The comments that went viral and that flashed across cable news screens in the days after a gunman killed 10 students and staff members at Santa Fe High School in Texas mirrored the fractured and emotional national response to the… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: A Degree With Zero Student Debt.…

Justin Napier is exactly the kind of community college graduate Tennessee was hoping for. In high school, Napier didn't have his eye on college. In fact, he had a job lined up working on race cars after graduation. But in… Read full article at KPCC

Maria Marquez-Ornela writes on white board in classroom

For one local math teacher and…

When she started school in the United States, Maria Marquez-Ornelas felt like an outsider. As an English learner, she was only able to communicate with her teachers through her bilingual classmates. When her classmates bullied her and made her cry,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Hundreds of students compete in 16th…

Hundreds of high school students from across Southern California were at Lake Skinner over the weekend to participate in an annual competition that had them racing solar-powered boats they constructed. The 16th annual Solar Cup, organized by the Metropolitan Water… Read full article at The Valley News

painting of smiling young Native American woman

Eastvale student is a winner in…

Mariah Rosario, a senior at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, is the 42nd Congressional District’s winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide competition that allows high school students to compete for a chance to have their original… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

four teachers stand holding crystal apples

Crystal Apple Awards for four Temecula…

The Temecula Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently presented Crystal Apple Awards to four high school teachers from the Temecula Valley Unified School District. They are Paul McGowen of Temecula Valley High School, Becki Green… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

National award for Temecula Valley school…

The Assistance League of Temecula Valley recently presented the National Operation School Bell Award to Laura Boss, public information officer of the Temecula Valley Unified School District, at the league’s annual meeting at Galway Downs in Temecula. The award is… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise