NATIONAL: Judge dismisses Sandy Hook parents’ lawsuit…

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut judge has cited government immunity in dismissing a lawsuit by the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, school massacre against the town and its school district over alleged inadequate security measures.… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Gates, Zuckerberg Team up on New…

SEATTLE (AP) — Tech moguls Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday they will team up to help develop new methods for kids with trouble learning — an effort that will include dabbling into child brain science. The Bill and… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: U.S. judge denies teachers union bid…

A federal judge Tuesday rejected a request by the American Federation of Teachers to stop Project Veritas from releasing information it collected in an undercover operation targeting a Michigan union affiliate. The controversial conservative group said it would release videotapes… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Are Teacher Strikes Illegal? Depends Where…

Teachers have walked off their jobs in five states in recent weeks and months to protest the impact of low state education budgets on the classroom, including on their paychecks. Have they been engaged in strikes? Aren't strikes by public… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Dual Enrollment: Don’t Restrict It to…

Many states make it tough for anyone but high-achieving students to take dual-enrollment courses. It's high time for states to break down those barriers and let more students get access to those college-level courses, a new report argues. Dual enrollment… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Too Much Help From Mom Might…

Parent support can help keep students on track academically, but a new international study suggests a light touch can be more helpful for students in the long run. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Jyväskylä… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Corporal Punishment and Preschoolers: What New…

White children made up about 2 in 5 public-school pre-K students during the 2015-16 school year, but represented more than half of the preschoolers who were spanked, paddled, or otherwise subjected to corporal punishment that year, according to an Education… Read full article at Education Week

Moreno Valley schools chief to take…

Moreno Valley parents and residents can take part in a talk-radio-style “telephone town hall” this week on local school issues. Moreno Valley Unified School District Superintendent Martinrex Kedziora is set to take calls from parents with children in district schools… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

New San Jacinto school boundaries to…

Some San Jacinto students will be attending new elementary schools starting in August 2019 and parents can give their views on the new boundaries when the school board meets Tuesday, May 8. The San Jacinto Unified School District will be… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

CVUSD school bus crashes into fire…

PALM DESERT, Calif.- - A Coachella Valley Unified School District bus has struck a fire hydrant near the intersection of Monterey Avenue and Fred Waring Drive in Palm Desert right in front of the McCallum Theatre. The accident occurred at… Read full article at KESQ News