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Black History Month student essayists win…

Seven students from middle school, high school and college made the best of their opportunity to express their thoughts about famous black Americans, March 1, during the Human Relations Council of the Greater Hemet, San Jacinto and Menifee Region’s 14th… Read full article at The Valley News

CA Teachers of Year pen letter…

SACRAMENTO, Calif.- - Sixty-One California Teachers of the Year have put their names on paper. The educators have collectively penned an "Open Letter to President Trump," in an effort to oppose arming teachers, call for tighter gun control, and expansion… Read full article at KESQ News

Embezzlement charges filed against former Valley…

INDIO, Calif. - An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for a former Herbert Hoover Elementary School PTA treasurer accused of stealing over $22,000 from the PTA. The Riverside County District Attorney's office officially filed grand theft charges against Danny Cervantes,… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: There are many benefits to starting…

Science education for most children in California begins in elementary school, but it should start much sooner — in infancy, even — for children to achieve their full potential as young scientists, according to a new report by the Center… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Special education funding is a morass;…

California legislators have confirmed what several high-profile reports and nearly anyone involved with students with disabilities have been saying for years about the state’s system of paying for special education: It’s insufficient, inefficient and inequitable. But while succeeding in drawing… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Local students to participate in National…

Students at Corona del Mar High School plan to walk out of their classrooms March 14 to protest gun violence and urge Congress to take action following the recent high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. They will join the nationwide… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Julie Washington’s Quest to Get Schools…

Studying African-American Vernacular English wasn’t Julie Washington’s plan. But one day in the fall of 1990, her speech-pathology doctorate fresh in hand, she found herself sitting with a little girl at a school outside Detroit. The two were reading the… Read full article at The Atlantic

STATE: California State University San Marcos named…

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (KGTV) - One of San Diego County's universities is among the safest campuses in the country, according to a new study. The North San Diego County college was named among the country's safest campuses by the National… Read full article at CBS News

NATIONAL: Despite Equal Interest in STEM, Girls…

Girls and boys are equally interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM, for short). Yet when it comes to preparedness for college courses in these subjects, girls continue to lag behind boys, according to a report released… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Districts Turn to Social Media, But…

Parents want schools to communicate with them via email, and that is why schools' more recent focus on using social media platforms to get their messages out may be misguided. That's the takeway from new survey findings released Tuesday by… Read full article at Education Week