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How these Moreno Valley students are…

Ramon Sanchez peered at the water drop through a microscope. “It looks like the moon,” the 17-year-old Rancho Verde High School senior said. But in this particular case, the scientific instrument was arguably more interesting than the magnified object. Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Joshua Tree couple are released from…

It started as a child's fort — some plywood and a tin roof on a five-acre desert plot, put together by a homeless boy whose parents had long planned to build a home on the land. There was one room… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: N.Y. drama takes two big prospects…

For a while, the nation's three largest school systems all were on the hunt for new leaders, but now Los Angeles has the only vacancy. On Monday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio named Houston schools Supt. Richard A. Carranza… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Newport-Mesa appeals to block release of…

An attorney for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District has filed an appeal in Orange County Superior Court seeking to block the release of a report summarizing an investigation into a controversial award application from Mariners Elementary School. Attorney Anthony De… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Oklahoma comes closer to joining West…

On Feb. 28, high school track coach and government teacher Bon Bennett stepped up to the microphone at the community center in Bartlesville, Okla., as hundreds of parents, students and teachers sat rapt in attention. An education crisis was brewing… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Did an Obama-Era School Discipline Policy…

Sen. Marco Rubio, the Florida Republican who has found himself in the maelstrom of federal and state debates over school safety and gun control, says an Obama-era civil rights law may have contributed to the massacre at a high school… Read full article at US News and World Report

Survey Finds Girls’ Isolation, Vulnerability Rise…

New survey results released here reveal a heightened sense of vulnerability and disconnect among girls who immerse themselves the most in social media and technology. The findings, unveiled at SXSWedu, a bustling hub of ed-tech talk, entrepreneurship, and sales, offered… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Making Elementary School A Lot More…

In Kelly Stevens' kindergarten classroom, each day begins with circle time for what sounds like a menu of lesson options. Students — or "friends" as Stevens calls them — can read at the green table, they can build boats or… Read full article at NPR

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These are Riverside County’s top school…

Riverside County schools chief Judy White has been making the rounds of schools the past few weeks to salute employees who work outside the classroom. She’s visited six districts and honored people for their work as a counselor, attendance technician… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

List of CVUSD teaching positions that…

The Coachella Valley Unified School District has released the list of positions that will be terminated at the close of the school year. The CVUSD Board voted to lay off over 150 CVUSD employees last week, a majority of those… Read full article at KESQ News