As students walk out to mark…

As schoolchildren staged walkouts across the country to press for tougher gun controls, Congress took modest steps Wednesday to prevent violence in classrooms — even as lawmakers continued squabbling over broader action to curb gun rights. The House overwhelmingly passed… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Student Walkout Taps Well of Anger,…

In the most dramatic display of civic activism by American students in recent memory, tens of thousands walked out of their schools Wednesday and took part in somber, politically charged demonstrations marking the Feb. 14 shooting that killed 17 educators… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Student Journalists Take to Social Media,…

As students walked out of class today to protest gun violence, reporters followed, documenting the rallies, marches, and ceremonies of remembrance for audiences across the country. Among their ranks: student journalists, reporting on the events in their own communities and… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Privacy Advocates Brace for Shakeup at…

The chief privacy officer position at the U.S. Education Department is about to go vacant, sources say, as part of a broader reorganization that could have big implications for how the federal government supports schools and districts in protecting student… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: What Will the Nationwide School Walkouts…

At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, students at 3,000 schools and across every U.S. time zone were in, or will be in, a state of protest. They locked arms. They formed hearts across football fields. They prepared press packets for journalists.… Read full article at The Atlantic

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An escape room on a bus…

They weren’t locked inside, trapped until they solved difficult clues, but for some Beaumont students, their escape-room challenge seemed just as urgent and unusual. It was an escape room on a bus. For the past few months, the bus has… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

PUHSD respects students’ right to demonstrate…

Officials at Paloma Valley and Heritage high schools will respect the right of students to walk out of class Wednesday for a brief demonstration against gun violence, but students are urged to remain on campus during that time. Grant Bennett,… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

STATE: L.A. Unified renames first all-girls school…

Los Angeles Unified's first all-girls school has been renamed in honor of one of the women who pushed for its founding. The Girls Academic Leadership Academy, which eventually will serve grades six through 12, used to be known as GALA… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: California lawmaker proposes a new gun…

Californians who buy guns or ammunition would have to pay a new fee to fund more counselors and safety officers at schools under legislation proposed in response to the recent mass shooting at a Florida high school. Assemblyman Jim Cooper… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: A new kind of computer science…

In an upper-level seminar on artificial intelligence, Occidental College professor Justin Li started a discussion outside the realm of a typical computer science class. Should a self-driving car, if unable to brake in time, be programmed to steer into a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times