Another lawsuit filed against convicted Indian…

Another former student of an Indian Wells elementary school teacher who molested several of his female students sued the former educator and the Desert Sands Unified School District. The plaintiff, identified only as "C.B.'' in court documents, alleges she was… Read full article at KESQ News

Reece Lloyd stands smiling with her parents

PVUSD recognizes stellar students (Part I…

On May 15, at the Palo Verde Unified School District’s (PVUSD) Board of Trustees meeting, two local academic standouts were publicly recognized in front of friends and family for their continued educational performance and stellar conduct — Brock Peterson and… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

PVUSD eyes potential bond measure: Board…

Would voters support a bond measure for local schools? According to one presentation, the answer is yes — and the lower the tax rate, the higher the support. The May 15 Palo Verde Unified School District (PVUSD) Board of Trustees… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

STATE: Latino, African-Americans have less access to…

Latino and African-American students were less likely to pass algebra 1 and less likely to attend high schools that offer advanced math or science classes than their white and Asian peers, according to new data released by the U.S. Department… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: California school spending grows at fastest…

Few monetary issues draw more emotion or scrutiny than the ups and downs of government’s educational expenses. This year, the heated “invest in our kids” debate has rattled state capitols across the nation as teachers in West Virginia, Kentucky, Oklahoma,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: Court sides with transgender Va. student…

A federal judge in Virginia sided Tuesday with a transgender teenager who spent most of his high school years fighting to use the boys’ bathroom, ruling that school officials violated his constitutional rights. Gavin Grimm sued the Gloucester County School… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Fairfax County schools halt use of…

Fairfax County Public Schools has temporarily halted the use of motorized room partitions after a 9-year-old boy was fatally injured last week when he was caught between one of the par­titions and a wall in his elementary school gym. Schools… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Texas school shooting suspect’s father thinks…

A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" because he may have recently been bullied, causing him to lash out, his father said. In a phone interview over… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Tennessee high school’s customized kicks land…

The arts education program at Hixson High School in Hixson, Tenn., has $75,000 more in its coffers now thanks to two pairs of customized Vans and the students who created them. Vans announced the win last Thursday by hosting a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times