STATE: Glendale organizations partner to provide job…

Three Glendale organizations that deal with the development of youth in the area have teamed up to create a new program that will provide training and paid job placement for students with disabilities. The collaborative program will serve about 60… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Guaranteed transfer path from community college…

More California community college students are expected to transfer to the University of California — and face fewer hassles along the way — starting in fall 2019 as the result of a new agreement between the two education systems. Community… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: California’s online college proposal ignites support…

Millions of adults in California have few skills, no college credentials and are stuck in low-paying jobs. Gov. Jerry Brown says these “stranded workers” can learn the skills they need to get ahead at a new $240 million online community… Read full article at EdSource

National Charity League salutes its 2018…

The National Charity League’s Riverside chapter recently honored its class of 2018 with a celebration at the Fox Performing Arts Center in downtown Riverside. The event highlighted six years of philanthropic community service by 14 young women in tandem with… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Blythe’s Twin Palms 2018 Top Scholar:…

As part of the 2018 class of Riverside County’s “Top Scholars,” Blythe native and Twin Palms High School student Yolanda Yanez was recognized at a special evening ceremony and dinner April 9. Yanez was selected as one of 39 total… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Felix J. Appleby’s 2019 Teacher of…

A local teacher who goes above and beyond for her students — and makes sure each student has a chance — has landed the top honor from Felix J. Appleby Elementary School. As presented by Felix J. Appleby Elementary School… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

STATE: Illuminating science for blind students, with…

As high school student in Los Angeles, Ann Wai-Yee Kwong, who is visually impaired, remembers what it was like when her classmates did a science project. They mixed chemicals and watched them change color, checked liquid temperatures using a thermometer… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: LAUSD just decided to use shooting,…

Starting next year, Los Angeles Unified School District officials will consider asthma rates and injuries from gun violence in neighborhoods near its campuses to help them decide which district schools are most in need of extra funding. And those are… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: Federal Appeals Court Rules for Education…

Ruling in the case of a California educational administrator, a federal appeals court has issued a landmark decision that prior salary—whether alone or in combination with other factors—may not justify a difference in pay between male and female workers doing… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: Six years after the state came…

When Eugenio Villa agreed to return to the Inglewood schools for a second tour last summer, he knew the district remained one of California's most troubled. Inglewood Unified had been nearly insolvent when it was taken over by the state… Read full article at Los Angeles Times