CVUSD reduces number of layoffs, but…

Earlier this year, Coachella Valley Unified School District's administration announced that 96 teachers would be receiving layoff notices. After reassessing budgets and teacher seniority, the number of final layoffs has gone down. With less than 10 days left in the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

STATE: Push underway to increase California school…

By the time he leaves office early next year, Gov. Jerry Brown will have achieved his goal of “full funding” for his signature school financing law, the 2013 Local Control Funding Formula. But rather than hang a banner and declare… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: Does Limiting Schools’ Entrances Make Them…

When Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick responded to a school shooting in his state by calling on schools to reduce entrances as a safety measure, advocates of stricter gun laws panned his comments online. To avoid talking about the role… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Judge: School shooting suspect comments are…

Incriminating statements to law officers made by a student arrested after four people were shot at a Washington state high school last year will be admissible in upcoming court proceedings, a Spokane County judge ruled Monday. Superior Court Judge Michael… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Cars Get Students ‘On Track’ for…

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — It wasn't the 110-octane fuel or the race car suspension that captured the attention of sixth-grader Finn Alcott at Bowling Green Junior High School. Sure, having his tympanic membrane rattled when the 1980 Corvette's 750-horsepower… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: The Higher Education Nearly All Americans…

Two surveys last year painted an unambiguous picture: Republicans had soured on higher education. They thought colleges had a negative impact on the country and the “way things were going.” But a new survey shows that Americans’ attitudes towards higher… Read full article at The Atlantic

Here’s how we made data usable…

In today’s digital classroom, teachers have access to more data than ever. With a few clicks, we can view detailed reports on student test scores, formative assessments, progress reports from self-paced software, attendance, and so much more. At times, the… Read full article at eSchool News

NATIONAL: Police response to Texas school shooting…

Austin, Texas — Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a campus gunman. But in the aftermath of the… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: School shooting victim’s mission: promote ‘mutual…

KARACHI, Pakistan (CNN) - In Pakistan's bustling port city of Karachi, a family is in mourning. On Friday, thousands of miles away in Texas, the eldest child of the house, 17- year-old exchange student Sabika Sheikh was one of 10… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: Investigators probe cause of school bus…

Investigators combed through evidence Friday seeking answers to why a school bus carrying 45 fifth-graders and teachers on a field trip collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway, killing a student and teacher and injuring dozens of… Read full article at Education Week