CHP searching for driver who struck…

MECCA, Calif. - A driver who struck a school bus carrying 66 children in Mecca today, then fled the scene, was being sought by authorities. The California Highway Patrol is seeking the driver of a white sedan that rear-ended a… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: Teacher who accidentally fired gun at…

The Monterey County high school teacher who accidentally fired a gun during a lecture on "public safety awareness" has publicly apologized for the classroom incident that injured three students. Dennis Alexander, who also serves as mayor pro tem of Seaside,… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Teacher, her students deal with delayed…

When Toll Middle School teacher Maria Capdevilla had to take an extended leave from her classroom, her students began to chatter: Had she been deported? Would she ever return? What could they do to help? "Middle school can be like… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: John Burroughs students tackle affordable housing…

Finding solutions to the housing shortfall in Burbank has been a difficult task for its City Council and has proven to be a challenging topic for a group of high school students. The John Burroughs High School chapter of Junior… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Nearly 20 Percent of Teachers Would…

Three surveys in the last week—by Gallup, the National Education Association, and Teach Plus—all came to the same conclusion: Most teachers do not want to be armed. According to an online Gallup Panel survey of about 500 U.S. teachers, for… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: A Look at How Principals Really…

The nation's more than 90,000 principals are key to the long-term success of their schools—but maybe not in the way they might think, according to a new analysis by the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. Principals are the… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Fed Up With Low Pay, Oklahoma…

Few educators here say they want a statewide teacher strike to happen. And yet there's overwhelming agreement from educators that it's the only way forward. Union leaders have given the Oklahoma state legislature an April 1 deadline to pass a… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: After W.Va. Strike, Teachers in Kentucky…

"Don't make me go all West Virginia on you." That's just one of the protest signs created by Kentucky principal Gerry Brooks and offered to teachers across the country who might feel emboldened by West Virginia teachers' nine-day strike that… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Jersey City teachers strike as talks…

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Teachers in a large northern New Jersey school district have gone on strike. The job action in Jersey City began early Friday after the teachers union and the district failed to reach a deal. District… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: The Fight Over Teacher Salaries: A…

The teachers strike in West Virginia may have ended last week when Gov. Jim Justice signed a law giving educators a 5 percent pay increase, but the fight in other states is just warming up. "You can make anywhere from… Read full article at NPR