Murrieta teen closing in on $5,000…

Murrieta resident Rylee Clark is on the verge of winning a $5,000 scholarship to study dance. The 14-year-old ninth-grader is a semi-finalist in the Spotlight Academy scholarship competition and one of 1,000 dancers chosen for a live audition for the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Student threatens to ‘use explosives’ at…

An 18-year-old student was freed on $20,000 bail Thursday after being arrested in connection with a threat to "use explosives" at his school a day earlier, authorities said. At about 8 a.m. Wednesday, Riverside County sheriff's deputies were called to… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Hemet High School announces its valedictorians…

HEMET – Hemet High School has announced its valedictorians and salutatorians for graduation ceremonies scheduled later this spring. Hemet High School has recognized Michael McDonald as its valedictorian. McDonald has a 4.32 GPA and a SAT score of 1560. He… Read full article at The Valley News

Law Enforcement Media invite – School…

In October of 2017 law enforcement agencies from throughout San Bernardino and Riverside County came together to create an ongoing communication and partnership with the School Resource Officers and Public Safety Officers in the two largest counties in the nation.… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

STATE: Faculty union says they don’t want…

Community college faculty are raising their voices in opposition to the creation of a new online community college. That opposition has extended from the state’s biggest labor unions to the local campuses. “We created a petition,” said Glendale Community College… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: Averting a strike, teachers reach tentative…

In a first for online charter schools, the union representing hundreds of teachers at California’s largest online charter, the California Virtual Academies, has reached a tentative agreement with school management on a range of issues, including wage increases and caps… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: Treatment of Vulnerable Students Proves a…

The Every Student Succeeds Act has maintained a core element of its predecessor, the No Child Left Behind Act, by requiring states to publicize the performance of students of color, children from low-income backgrounds, and others from important demographic groups,… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Review of Graduate and Alternative Programs…

In graduate-level and alternative programs, there's a mismatch between the preparation that teachers get and the real demands of teaching, according to a National Council on Teacher Quality review of 714 programs that prepare both elementary and secondary teachers. NCTQ… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Oklahoma Teacher Walkout Means Improvising to…

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Massive teacher protests at the Oklahoma state Capitol have done more than put political pressure on lawmakers: The situation has forced school districts, churches, community organizations and parents to improvise to take care of students. The… Read full article at US News and World Report

STATE: Campaign underway in California to elect…

As California’s governor’s race accelerates toward the June 5 primary, a range of interest groups are trying to ensure that the candidates take up the issues they care about — and that, more importantly, whoever gets elected carries out their… Read full article at EdSource