NATIONAL: States’ Strong Education Systems Often Cost…

Just because a state is leading the pack in early childhood education offerings and has a powerhouse K-12 education system doesn't mean it hits the high notes when it comes to higher education. The 2018 U.S News Best States ranking… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: School district considers debt collectors for…

RENO, Nev. — Frustrated by growing debts, the Washoe County School District has discussed using debt collectors to recoup money from parents for unpaid school meals; something the district says has been done in Utah and elsewhere. Students have racked… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: A militia group hopes it can…

The leader of an extremist anti-government group has a solution to stop school shootings: Send every school in the country a former police officer or military veteran, armed with an assault rifle, to defend students. Before the deadly Valentine’s Day… Read full article at The Washington Post

Financial aid application rates now public…

It used to be that only high school counselors and school administrators could see data about how many students had completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). “There was no ability to compare among high schools, counties, or… Read full article at KPCC

With Hundreds Of Students, School Counselors…

Yuridia Nava, a counselor at Riverside Polytechnic High School in Riverside, Calif., has been getting to work at 7 a.m. lately. It's class registration time, so she wants to be available before school for parents and students to come in… Read full article at NPR

Soboba students learn about, create their…

Native American propaganda found its way to the Noli Indian School campus on the Soboba Reservation this past month as Danielle Grass’ Art 2 students were tasked with researching and exploring how and why art is used to promote messages… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Alvord schools trustee targeted for recall…

As campaigns for and against the recall of Alvord school board member Joseph Barragan heat up, Barragan says the teacher’s union is trying to remove him so it can remain in power. The Alvord Educators Association has funded more than… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Suspicious school behavior should be reported,…

In the past few weeks, social media posts have run rampant regarding perceived safety threats at schools across the country and here locally. While most of these threats have been deemed invalid rumors, each and every perceived threat that school… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Security drills planned for Desert Sands…

INDIO, Calif.- - Desert Sands Unified School District spokeswoman Mary Perry has announced that two district schools will be conducting security drills Wednesday. This announcement comes a week after considerable confusion took place involving the district when an Imperial High… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Altura Credit union offers college scholarships…

RIVERSIDE – High school students graduating from Riverside County high schools in 2018 are invited to apply for a college scholarship from Altura Credit Union. The deadline for applying is Monday, March 12. High school seniors enrolled in public and… Read full article at The Valley News