NATIONAL: Digital Dissection May Be Heading to…

Students at a New Jersey high school can virtually dissect the human body, thanks to the purchase of cutting edge technology that is typically available only to medical students. Cadaver dissection is the traditional way that medical students have learned… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: What’s Your Passion? High School Enlists…

For schools nationwide, it’s a frustrating and elusive question: How can we help students find a passion that lights up their high school years and guides them into a career? A school in Minnesota thinks it might have found an… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Here’s How Changes to the U.S.…

The Trump administration has decided to add a question to the 2020 U.S. Census about whether respondents are U.S. citizens, and it's causing quite a stir. But how exactly is census information used in education? And how could a question… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: As DeVos School Safety Panel Meets,…

The White House school safety commission chaired by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos held its first, closed-door meeting Wednesday, amid a chorus of concern about its makeup and process among educators and advocates. The commission will make policy recommendations… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: New ways of teaching math to…

In response to a legal challenge charging that its at-large trustee elections are “racially polarized,” the West Contra Costa school board says it wants to let voters decide whether to change from at-large elections to those in which school board… Read full article at LA School Report

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Students at Riverside’s Ramona High get…

If you’re going to miss “A Chorus Line” at Riverside’s Fox Performing Arts Center on Monday and Tuesday, March 26 and 27, about 45 Ramona High School students can give a convincing recreation. The Broadway professionals who performed the musical… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Graduate from the first COD classes…

When Barbara Keedy Eastes walked onto the College of the Desert campus in 1962 — the year it first opened its doors to students — she remembers stepping around barbed wire and dodging construction debris. “When we came here, the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Desert Hot Springs officials share details…

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - The Desert Hot Springs City Council is under fire after the death of a teenager on a city street. Desert Hot Springs High School senior Pamela Carrillo, 17, was hit and killed while trying to… Read full article at KESQ News

Valley teen attends D.C. ‘March for…

It was a day filled with calls to action in Washington D.C. and along with the songs and speeches, it may have been the sound of silence that best captured the moment. Palm Desert High School student Paige Labayog traveled… Read full article at KESQ News

PVUSD to receive $650K in Prop.…

Per Palo Verde Unified School District (PVUSD) Superintendent Dr. Charles Bush’s report to the Board of Trustees at their last regular meeting on March 20, the district is set to receive approximately $650,000 in Proposition 39 monies toward facility infrastructure… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times