NATIONAL: 1 injured, suspect in custody in…

Panic and fear gripped another Florida school Friday when a gunman opened fire, wounding one student before being taken into custody on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said. It happened Friday morning… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: DeVos Education Dept. Begins Dismissing Civil…

WASHINGTON — The Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has begun dismissing hundreds of civil rights complaints under a new protocol that allows investigators to disregard cases that are part of serial filings or that they consider burdensome to the… Read full article at The New York Times

NATIONAL: High school freshmen and sophomores won’t…

New NCAA recruiting rules passed earlier this week are expected to eliminate early scholarship offers to high school freshmen and sophomores for all sports but football and basketball. Under new rules, athletes in sports other than football and basketball cannot… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: ‘I Should Be Writing Essays Not…

With chants of "no more silence, end gun violence," and holding signs like "Books Not Bullets" and "One Child is Worth More Than All the Guns on Earth," students across the country streamed out of classrooms Friday morning for the… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: An Interview With DeVos’ New Special…

The selection of Johnny Collett, confimed in December to oversee special education for the U.S. Department of Education, was a rare point of agreement between the Trump administration and the disability-advocacy community. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was tripped… Read full article at NPR

Bernice King, Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

The Riverside County Office of Education wants to shake local educators out of complacence. And who better to inspire Coachella Valley’s educational community than the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr.? Teachers, administrators and families gathered at the Palm Springs… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Santa Rosa celebrates its birthday with…

Santa Rosa Academy held a carnival celebrating its 13th birthday on April 13 at the school. This event has been recurring for the past couple of years, and it has become somewhat of a tradition for the school. Students were… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

As ‘Ramona’ turns 95, here are…

Ramona is spending her 95th birthday where she has most every spring — on stage in Hemet’s Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre. “Ramona,” California’s official state play, debuted in 1923 and will stage its annual season for three consecutive weekends starting Saturday,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside County students plan walk outs,…

Riverside County students plan to walk out of class or leave school early Friday, April 20, with some gathering for a rally at local college. Their goal? To call attention to Friday’s 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Artist Spotlight: Playing dress-up leads to…

When Viola Rowe was a little girl, she had a chest full of dress-up clothes that she used to create a world full of imaginative characters. “There are plenty of incriminating home movies stashed away somewhere of me spinning in… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise