Privacy Experts Assess Potential K-12 Fallout…

Student data privacy advocates say the storm clouds around Facebook from the evolving Cambridge Analytica scandal are a reminder that schools, educators, and students should be asking tough questions about how their data is being protected or used. "Should individuals… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: ‘You Have to Redefine Normal’: Leading…

They share an unfortunate bond—the principals and superintendents of schools and districts where unexpected gunfire shattered their peace and where the names of their schools and communities came to symbolize tragedy. Columbine. Sandy Hook. And now Parkland. For schools and… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: A School Officer Intervenes in a…

A school-based sheriff's deputy confronted a student gunman at a Maryland high school Tuesday, ending a shooting that left two other students wounded. Authorities immediately praised the deputy as a hero who had spared the lives of countless others and… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Teachers And Those Magical OK Go…

If you've ever gone down the rabbit hole that is OK Go's YouTube channel, then you know how insanely cool the band's music videos are. Sure, OK Go is a rock band. Their songs get on the radio, they've played… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Education chief Betsy DeVos faces withering…

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced blistering questioning from House Democrats on Tuesday as they confronted her on gun control, racism and LGBTQ rights. DeVos' testimony before the House Appropriations subcommittee got so tense that the chairman made a point of… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Mother of Desert Hot Springs student…

The mother of a Desert Hot Springs High School student who was struck by a car and killed over the weekend made an emotional appeal to city leaders Tuesday to improve pedestrian safety in the city. Pamela Carrillo, a senior… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Find inspiration and lifelong learning through…

When Kimberly Ussery conceived of Camp Creative, it was because she knew there were other women just like herself — those craving a day of creative expression in dance, art, writing, and play. “In today’s fast-paced and competitive environment, a… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Copper thefts force Shadow Hills High…

INDIO, Calif. - Baseball players were left fighting for sunlight after copper was stolen from the Shadow Hills High School stadium lights last Wednesday. A spokesperson for the Desert Sands Unified School District said the theft resulted in about $2,200… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: Candidates for California’s top school chief…

In a forum in Los Angeles marked by subtle distinctions rather than large differences, three candidates for California’s next state superintendent of public instruction called Monday for more transparency in school spending of state funds, while making guarded endorsements of… Read full article at EdSource