STATE: California research project timed to elevate…

A compendium of three dozen new studies on California education, involving dozens of researchers, will be released in June, in time to help shape the debate in state elections in November and the next governor’s approach to education. At least… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Former Oakland school superintendent forced to…

Almost exactly a year ago, former Oakland Unified School Superintendent Antwan Wilson resigned from his post after 2-1/2 years on the job, plunging the district into yet another tough leadership transition. Last February Wilson, who had come to Oakland from… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Days after Florida massacre, L.A. County…

As a school resource deputy, Marino Chavez said his after-lunch routine has changed little in 28 years. When the period bell rings, Chavez strolls the campus of El Camino High School in Whittier and ushers lingering students to class. But… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Two teens arrested after threatening violence…

Two teenagers were arrested Wednesday after allegedly threatening to harm students at two high schools in Long Beach, police said, prompting authorities to step up patrols around the city's campuses. Both students, 15 and 16 years old, were arrested on… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: UC expands free online classes for…

Seeking to help disadvantaged students, the University of California announced an expansion Wednesday of its online learning program that provides high school students with free access to courses required for admission into state universities. The UC Scout program will now… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

STATE: Lompoc Police Find Lunch Inside Ammo…

LOMPOC, Calif. (AP) — Police officers shut down local streets and called the bomb squad in the Santa Barbara County community of Lompoc after an ammunition box was found aboard a school bus, but all it contained was a packed… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: Trump suggests arming schools in emotional…

President Trump hosted an extraordinarily emotional debate over guns and schools at the White House on Wednesday, listening for more than an hour as student survivors and grieving parents parried ideas to prevent firearms deaths, their gentle disputes hinting at… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Conspiracy theories about Florida school shooting…

In a world of senseless chaos and cruelty, there are apparently two ways to comprehend what's driving the student-led gun control activism spreading across the country: 1. After a gunman killed 17 students and faculty at a high school in… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Sen. Marco Rubio challenged by angry…

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was challenged at a town hall Wednesday night by angry students, teachers and parents who were demanding stronger gun control measures after the school shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. One of… Read full article at Los Angeles Times