STATE: Local students to participate in National…

Students at Corona del Mar High School plan to walk out of their classrooms March 14 to protest gun violence and urge Congress to take action following the recent high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. They will join the nationwide… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Julie Washington’s Quest to Get Schools…

Studying African-American Vernacular English wasn’t Julie Washington’s plan. But one day in the fall of 1990, her speech-pathology doctorate fresh in hand, she found herself sitting with a little girl at a school outside Detroit. The two were reading the… Read full article at The Atlantic

STATE: California State University San Marcos named…

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (KGTV) - One of San Diego County's universities is among the safest campuses in the country, according to a new study. The North San Diego County college was named among the country's safest campuses by the National… Read full article at CBS News

NATIONAL: Despite Equal Interest in STEM, Girls…

Girls and boys are equally interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM, for short). Yet when it comes to preparedness for college courses in these subjects, girls continue to lag behind boys, according to a report released… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Districts Turn to Social Media, But…

Parents want schools to communicate with them via email, and that is why schools' more recent focus on using social media platforms to get their messages out may be misguided. That's the takeway from new survey findings released Tuesday by… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: In Florida, Bullied Students Will Get…

Florida is poised to become the first state to offer private-school vouchers specifically to students who are bullied or physically attacked in their public schools. The Florida legislature passed a sprawling education bill this week that, among several other unrelated… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Superintendent: West Virginia schools to make…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia schools Superintendent Steve Paine says the nine days of instructional time lost during the recent teacher strike must be made up. Paine said Thursday it's up to the 55 county public school systems to… Read full article at Education Week

Riverside Youth Council of NAACP calls…

The Riverside County NAACP Youth Council on Wednesday, March 7, called for laws to help prevent school shootings. Six speakers at a news conference each focused on different suggestions, including a ban on assault rifles and mental health screenings before… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Math and Science Nights proving to…

As part of MVUSD’s commitment to increase student achievement, specifically in math, science and reading, each school in the district is holding a Family Math Night and Family Literacy Night. The evenings offer parents and students the chance to learn… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

NATIONAL: Back to school: West Virginia teachers…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At Stonewall Jackson Middle School in West Virginia, students filed past a sign that read: “Welcome back, let’s roll.” It’s been nine school days without class. Students returned Wednesday to Stonewall Jackson and other schools across West… Read full article at The Washington Post