NATIONAL: A high school swimmer saves the…

(CNN) - It's often recommended to befriend the enemy, but high school freshman Xavier Staubs did more than that. He saved his life. At a swim meet on January 4, the 15-year-old Michigan boy helped rescue a rival who was… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: ‘Official’ Pre-AP Aimed at Improving College…

The College Board will announce its official pre-AP program for ninth graders in the fall, with 100 schools across the country piloting the program in an effort to prepare more students from low-income backgrounds for Advanced Placement courses. You may… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Education Department Officially Proposes Delay of…

As expected, the U.S. Department of Education is seeking to delay by two years a rule that would require states to use a standard method in monitoring how school districts identify and serve minority students with disabilities. The department first… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Poll: Education Department Viewed Less Favorably…

The U.S. Department of Education, thanks in large part to Secretary Betsy DeVos, has been in the news quite a bit over the last year or so. So what do Americans think about the department after a banner year for… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: For the Record: Not All Educators…

While many educators disagree with President Trump's proposal to arm some teachers and school staff to prevent school shootings, Jeffrey Woofter, the superintendent of West Virginia's Barbour County school district, is not one of them. Woofter, a former sheriff, does… Read full article at Education Week

Speller seeks third straight Riverside County…

Aisha Randhawa will try to make history at the 41st Annual Riverside County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 28. If she wins, the seventh-grader at Auburndale Intermediate School in Corona would become the first three-time winner in county history. There… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Locals react to idea of arming…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - President Trump said he believes arming teachers and coaches would help prevent more school shootings from happening. At a meeting with state and local officials, Trump proposed giving bonuses to trained teachers who carry arms. The… Read full article at KESQ News

After Parkland shooting, Coachella Valley parents…

School boards and administrators are reckoning with the public outcry following last week’s school shooting that left 17 students and staff dead in Parkland, Florida. As students across the country held protests and rallies calling for tougher gun control laws,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Hundreds of eighth-grade girls learn about…

SAN JACINTO – Hundreds of eighth-grade girls from Beaumont and Banning learned about careers in science, technology, engineering and math during the 18th annual American Association of University Women’s STEM Conference. The event was held Jan. 11, on Mt. San… Read full article at The Valley News