STATE: California students demand action on gun…

In 1967, two years shy of her high school graduation, LaVern Antoine moved to the new school opening up in her neighborhood: Alain LeRoy Locke High School. "It was, like, the most fun school ever," Antoine remembered. The opening of… Read full article at KPCC

NATIONAL: Computer Science for All: Can Schools…

Alante Klyce wants to be a dancer. Yet here she is, inside a sun-filled classroom at Lindblom Math & Science Academy on the city’s South Side, throwing around tech-industry terms like "ideation" and working with friends to design her first… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: He Wants Chicago Kids to Build…

For as long as he can remember, Ian Michael Brock has considered himself a salesman. Now, the self-described “nerd with swag” is making his biggest pitch yet. Flanked by his parents, Ian, 13, is trying to convince dozens of families… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Democrats Say DeVos Is Flouting ESSA.…

The U.S. Department of Education is more than halfway through approving state plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act—but not everyone is pleased with how things are going. Two Democratic ESSA architects say U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos is rubber-stamping… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Parkland student: ‘You’re the president. You’re…

Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. "You're the president. You're supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us,"… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Funeral after funeral, an emotional marathon…

PARKLAND, Fla. — Under vacation-blue Florida skies, the young mourners have emerged from family SUVs and minivans at funeral after funeral, high school girls in black dresses and heels and teen boys in black shirts and pants. “This is physically… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: ‘We Will Get Through This Together’:…

In an emotional video message recorded days after his school was the site of the largest high school shooting in U.S. history, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Ty Thompson put the focus on students, pledging to walk through the… Read full article at Education Week

Boy arrested in Hemet, accused of…

HEMET — A Hemet boy was arrested Friday for allegedly threatening to shoot a classmate at Diamond Valley Middle School. The confrontation in which the threat was allegedly made from one boy to another happened Friday morning and was reported… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Women Who Rule Win Again

The Desert Regional Medical Center sponsored the 6th annual Women Who Rule Awards Luncheon and Fund Raiser at the Agua Caliente Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage. This annual event was created by The Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella… Read full article at The Desert Sun

NATIONAL: School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida…

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. Organizers behind… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee