NATIONAL: ‘Juuling’ Craze: Schools Scramble to Deal…

After years of aggressive anti-tobacco campaigns aimed at teenagers, students have largely rejected smoking, but many have tried vaping, sending school leaders scrambling to revise discipline policies and drug prevention classes to confront the new trend of inhaling flavor-infused nicotine… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Kansas City, Mo., Business Leaders Hope…

The business community in Kansas City, Mo., is working to educate the public about the importance of quality early-childhood education. The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is in the middle of an awareness campaign about the issue called Pre-KC.… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: At Trump School Safety Panel’s First…

Representatives of President Donald Trump's school safety commission, which is charged with making recommendations to combat school violence in the wake of February's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and other tragedies, spent the morning at Hebron Harman Elementary… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Grieving Parkland Community Asks For More…

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are still recovering from the traumatic events of Feb. 14. In a recent piece of legislation, lawmakers have granted them some flexibility from one of the less-fun year-end events: tests.… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Gives $14M for…

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative this week gave $14 million over two years to support personalized learning in more than 100 Chicago-area schools. The money will be split between Chicago Public Schools (which is receiving $4 million of the total, to… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Trump Has Hurt Support for School…

Support for school choice dipped after President Donald Trump's first year in office, but remains strong in general, according to survey results discussed Thursday at a conference here. Overall, 63 percent of those surveyed by Beck Research LLC, a political… Read full article at Education Week

Moreno Valley school recognized for preparing…

Vista Heights Middle School in Moreno Valley was one of three California schools recognized for Global Education programs that prepare students to live, work and thrive in a multicultural, multilingual and highly connected world. Schools applied to the California Department… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Second Moreno Valley jazz festival to…

Live music will support youth music programs at the 2nd Annual Moreno Valley Jazz Festival on Saturday, May 5. Ten jazz bands from middle and high schools will perform. At 5:15 p.m. the Moreno Valley Unified School District’s Honor Band… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula Special Games draw 80 athletes…

Athletes with developmental disabilities, coming from all over the Temecula Valley, participated in the 10th annual Temecula Special Games held April 14 at Great Oak High School in Temecula. Temecula Valley Auto Mall sponsored the event, which was open to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise