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Students’ gun walkout sends message to…

While they may not agree on specific solutions, thousands of students who plan to walk out of schools around Southern California on Wednesday are hoping their activism will spur adults and lawmakers to do something – anything – to stem… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

CHP to conduct safety awareness in…

California Highway Patrol officers will be targeting scofflaw motorists and inattentive pedestrians at three schools in the Murrieta and Temecula areas on Wednesday, March 14, as part of a safety awareness campaign. Bella Vista Middle School in the Temecula Valley… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

PTA president with financial background used…

A former PTA president is facing grand theft charges for allegedly embezzling more than $22,000 from Herbert Hoover Elementary School in Indio. Danny Cervantes, 34, is accused of withdrawing $22,473 between October 2016 and Sept. 11 from Bank of America… Read full article at The Desert Sun

‘He’s literally coming after my son…

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. - A local community is rallying in support of a 13-year-old autistic boy believed to have been bullied for more than a month. His family and friends gathered at a Yucca Valley bus stop where the middle… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: Judge orders release of security video…

The public should be allowed to see the security video filmed outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last month's shooting, a judge ruled Monday. The South Florida Sun Sentinel and other media organizations sued the Broward County Sheriff's Office… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Transgender Teachers, Long Isolated, Are Finding…

On Dec. 28, 2014, Leelah Alcorn died after walking into traffic on a highway near her hometown of Kings Mills, Ohio. The 17-year-old identified as transgender, and in a suicide note published online, which became national news, Alcorn wrote: "The… Read full article at NPR

STATE: Subtle bias against students may be…

A new study by education researchers suggests that the kind of subtle racial discrimination known as implicit bias found in brick and mortar classrooms may be present in online college classes. Researchers from Stanford, the University of California - Irvine… Read full article at KPCC

NATIONAL: White House Passes the Buck on…

After nearly a month spent promising action on school safety and gun violence, meeting with students who survived and parents who lost children in school shootings, and convening bipartisan meetings with members of Congress to broker a path forward, the… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: Armed and safe? At Ohio schools,…

RIVERSIDE, Ohio — The safes were installed last summer. Thirty-two in all. Spread out among the four elementary schools, the two middle schools, the high school and the administration building of the Mad River Local Schools district here on the… Read full article at The Washington Post