NATIONAL: College Decision Day Brings Relief, Excitement…

May 1 is an exciting day for many high school seniors. It's decision day, when students commit to college — and send in those deposits — to hold their spot on campus. Across the country, schools celebrate the achievement in… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: The nation’s top teachers met with…

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met privately with the nation’s top teachers Monday and asked them to talk about the obstacles they face in doing their jobs. At least one of those teachers told DeVos that some of her policies are… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Students stage another walkout over guns…

When tens of thousands of high school students across the country walked out of class last month to protest gun violence, many expressed relief that their voices were finally being heard. Will Riley felt like his voice was being drowned… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Ability to Learn Languages Stays Strong…

Scientists have long posited that there is a "critical period" for language learning, but new research suggests that the time frame stretches on much longer than previously thought. A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology suggests that children… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Parkland Shooting Victim’s Dad Sues Deputy…

The father of a student killed in a mass shooting at a Florida high school is suing the armed officer who stood outside the building as people were massacred within. Meadow Pollack was among the 17 killed on Valentine's Day… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Black Students Bear Uneven Brunt of…

Black students continue to be disciplined at school at disproportionate rates when compared to their peers, even as U.S. schools issue fewer suspensions, new federal civil rights data show. Those findings come after years of emphasis at the local, state,… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Is Curiosity as Good at Predicting…

Ever since the landmark "marshmallow test" highlighted the importance of early self-control in later achievement, educators have worked to find ways to build self-regulation among young children. But a new study in the journal Pediatric Research suggests boosting children's natural… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Museums Are Dabbling in Teacher Training,…

In the dimly lit Hall of Mammals in the American Museum of Natural History here, small clusters of teachers scrutinized dioramas of animal habitats from around the world, filling in sheets of field observations. The task served as a way… Read full article at Education Week

Gordon Bourns wins 2018 Frank Miller…

Gordon Bourns is the winner of the 2018 Frank Miller Civic Achievement Award presented by the board of trustees of the Mission Inn Foundation. The nonprofit foundation will honor Bourns at 6 p.m. June 6 at the Mission Inn Hotel’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise