Kids in child care are losing…

It's snack time at Jessica Horn's home day care in Riverside and the preschoolers are anxious to dig in. On the menu: oatmeal with blueberries or sliced bananas. It's a yummy mid-morning treat, but it also meets the nutritional standards… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: California students join thousands nationwide in…

Wednesday, one month after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., thousands of students across California and the U.S. walked out of school as part of an unprecedented effort to force Congress to change the nation’s… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: From Oakland to San Diego, California…

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the youth of California made themselves heard. Thousands, from elementary schools to college campuses, left their classrooms to take part in the National School Walkout to both honor those killed in the shooting at… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Ed-Data offers new ways to look…

New graphs unveiled on Ed-Data today make it possible to see three years of Smarter Balanced test results for a variety of student groups, including economically disadvantaged students and students with disabilities as well as by race/ethnicity, gender and grade.… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: State Board postpones vote on revising…

California could be close to resolving differences with the federal government over the education plan it is required to submit to receive federal funding for low-income students. But the State Board of Education on Wednesday put off voting on revisions… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: LAUSD officials encourage students to engage…

At Tuesday's school board meeting, Los Angeles Unified School District officials reiterated their safety concerns about planned student walkouts and encouraged students to engage in "17 acts of kindness" throughout the month of March, in honor of the people killed… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

California presses ahead with color-coded school…

When Betsy DeVos spoke to a group of education leaders in Washington last week about her dissatisfaction with states' efforts to satisfy a major education law, she gave California a subtle shout-out. One state, the Education secretary said, "took a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Teacher accidentally fires gun during safety…

A teacher at a Monterey County high school accidentally fired a gun into the ceiling of a classroom Tuesday afternoon during a lecture on "public safety awareness," injuring three students, authorities said. Dennis Alexander, who also serves as a reserve… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Creative ideas brought to life in…

From a hands-free rolling backpack to a motor-powered fan attachment for a smartphone during those hot summer days, students took a step further in the La Cañada Unified School District's expanding science curriculum on Tuesday at the inaugural Invention Convention.… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: UC students aim to ‘shut down…

University of California students from across the state plan to converge on the Board of Regents meeting Wednesday at UCLA to protest a proposal to raise tuition on out-of-state students. In their "shut down the vote" campaign, they will ask… Read full article at Los Angeles Times