STATE: Colleges offer micro grants to get…

With graduation in sight this spring, Fresno State student Kelsey Decker was in a scary financial position. After receiving some federal aid, she still owed $600 for tuition and faced being dropped from classes if that was not paid quickly.… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Grilled on school shooting, Florida sheriff…

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday asked the state Department of Law Enforcement to investigate the response to the Parkland school massacre, as questions mounted over the Broward County Sheriff's Office's handling of the shooting. The announcement came just hours… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Parkland survivor says thanks to online…

NEW YORK (CNN) - Florida high school shooting survivor David Hogg wants to say thank you to all the conspiracy theorists and detractors he believes have helped amplify his real message. Hogg, 17, said the people attacking him online as… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: Student investigated, faces expulsion, after comparing…

The home of a Louisiana high school student was searched after police interpreted a comment about the square root symbol as a possible terrorist. The Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation of a student at Oberlin High School after… Read full article at KESQ News

Police say Rancho Mirage students are…

On Thursday an image with a young man holding a gun and referencing Rancho Mirage High School was sent to a high school student who alerted the sheriff's office, but local officials say there is no current threat to students… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Temecula Middle School Book Club collects…

Temecula Middle School students continue their philanthropy as the students of the Book Club collected close to 800 items to donate to Animals Friends of the Valleys. The third annual pet supply drive followed after the school’s food drive, “TMS… Read full article at The Valley News

STATE: Do school safety measures discriminate against…

Amy Guerrero said she started getting randomly searched at her Koreatown middle school, Young Oak Kim Academy, when she was 12 years old. "I got searched all the time, but I never saw the nurse, not once," said Amy, who… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: North Hollywood High wins LADWP’s 25th…

North Hollywood High School bested the competition Saturday in the Los Angeles Department of Water's 25th Annual Power Science Bowl regional competition. The San Fernando Valley school's A Team took top honors, marking the 19th win in the last 21… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Police say more deputies waited outside…

Instead of rushing in, several Broward County sheriff's deputies waited outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while a killer gunned down schoolchildren, according to other officers on the scene. The sheriff's office is investigating the reports by Coral Springs, Fla.,… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Western Science Center and Museum announces…

The Western Science Center in Hemet continues its lectures and workshops in March about the animals of the ice age that roamed the Inland Empire, attracting scientists from around the world and students of all ages. The Western Science Center… Read full article at The Valley News