NATIONAL: In latest victory for protesting teachers,…

Kentucky lawmakers have voted to override the Republican governor's veto of a two-year state budget that increases public education spending with the help of a more than $480-million tax increase. The votes came Friday as thousands of teachers rallied inside… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: New Research Suggests Practical Ways to…

Sometimes small changes in how school districts approach policy—including how behaviors are labeled, which interventions schools are offered, and how teachers are trained to use them—can help break down the school-to-prison pipeline and put disadvantaged students on a better academic… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: After Parkland, Schools Grapple With Threats…

Two months ago today, a shooter killed 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. After the tragedy, threats to schools across the country rose. In the month following, there were about 70 threats to… Read full article at NPR

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Moreno Valley students compete in special…

About 130 students competed in a Special Olympics-like event to boost fitness and have fun. Dubbed the 2nd Annual Rally Around Fitness, Moreno Valley’s March Mountain High School offered a menu of sports. After an opening ceremony, youths faced off… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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SJHS selected as a host for…

San Jacinto High School (SJHS) was selected as one of five Inland Empire schools to display San Bernardino artist Ivan Preciado’s Refine mural, created for last year’s Vibe Festival of Wellness event initiated by University of Redlands’ Alliance for Community… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

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Amazon donates $10,000 to Corona school’s…

Amazon celebrated National Robotics Week by donating $10,000 on Friday, April 13, to support the STEM and robotics program at Corona’s Raney Intermediate School. They also gave items including mechatronics and programming kits, aluminum structure kits, storage racks for robotics… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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The Ravens return to Derby’s

The Ravens—a group of young teenagers from local high schools—will be returning by popular demand to Derby’s Bar and Grill on Saturday, April 14. Sixteen-year-old Hugo Valdivia, drummer and lead vocalist, is a student at River Springs Charter School, and… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Corona group still helping boost education…

Pencils and Dreams already has built classrooms and dormitories for schools in East Africa. But the Corona-based non-profit group isn’t stopping its work. It’s continuing to raise money and awareness for its latest education projects in that country and is… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise