Parent raises questions on PVUSD K-8…

At the Palo Verde Unified School District’s Board of Trustees meeting on April 17, Blythe parent Caroline Leonard posed a series of questions concerning the current K-8 education model. “Approximately four years ago, I believe, the school board at that… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Alvord schools name new superintendent

Alvord schools next superintendent, Allan J. Mucerino, will start June 15. Mucerino, superintendent of the Duarte Unified School District, will lead the district after being chosen unanimously by the Alvord Unified School District board on Thursday, April 19. The Alvord… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside County high school art on…

Top artwork from Riverside County high school students is being exhibited at the Riverside Art Museum in downtown Riverside until May 20. The work is part of the 56th Annual Riverside County High School Art Show. Winners of the show… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

MUSD board seeks acceleration of unification…

Administrators of the Perris Union High School District were supposed to be the ones making a presentation Tuesday, but board members of the Menifee Union School District made a pretty clear argument of their own. PUHSD superintendent Grant Bennett and… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

STATE: Charter schools are booming in California.…

California’s charter school enrollment continues to skyrocket, growing by more than 25,000 students during each of the past 10 years. Almost 630,000 students attended California public charter schools at the start of this school year — about one in every… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

STATE: This school is holding a Civil…

Some parents say an upcoming Civil War Ball at Ranchos Middle School is culturally insensitive, and are asking Golden Valley Unified School District to reconsider the event. The dance, slated for this Friday, has been held for the past 17… Read full article at The Fresno Bee

STATE: See Changes California and Florida Have…

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos may have approved Every Student Succeeds Act plans for 37 states, but two of the biggest—Florida and California—are still waiting for the feds' blessing. DeVos has singled out school-choice-friendly Florida as a model for… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: Low Scorers Losing Ground on NAEP

Across the board, struggling American students are falling behind, while top performers are rising higher on the test dubbed "the nation's report card." A nationally representative group of nearly 585,000 4th and 8th graders took the National Assessment of Educational… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: Medical coding becomes first program in…

If lawmakers approve Gov. Jerry Brown’s ambitious plan to launch a statewide online-only community college, the first students to benefit will be aspiring health professionals who are crucial to the bottom lines of hospitals and medical clinics. Officials from the… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Rural schools find ways to bring…

In an effort to bring the latest innovations in science education to students in some of the most remote parts of California, some county offices of education are investing in engineering labs, science camps, mobile classrooms and other initiatives to… Read full article at EdSource