NATIONAL: Trump intensifies his push for arming…

President Trump on Thursday pressed his case for arming teachers to fight school shooters, despite widespread criticism, and for the first time suggested bonus payments for those who carry concealed firearms. The president also called for making 21 the minimum… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: As gun debate roils on, teachers…

In the days since a 19-year-old gunman stormed onto his former high school campus in Parkland, Fla., killing 17 people with an AR-15 assault rifle, the nation has been embroiled in a debate over what to do about school violence:… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: ‘No way I would do that’:…

Educators still reeling from gun violence that left 17 dead at a Florida high school expressed frustration Thursday at President Trump’s call for teachers to take up arms to defend their classrooms against school shooters, saying the thought of using… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: DeVos backs expanding school choice for…

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other educational services for their children. The idea is part of Trump administration’s focus on expanding school… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Florida Lawmakers Advance Bill Requiring Schools…

State legislators in Florida came together on Wednesday — the same day student activists gathered outside the House chamber in Tallahassee to demand stricter gun laws, one week after the school massacre in Parkland — to pass a measure related… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: College Board Accused of Using Parkland…

A letter from College Board President David Coleman about the Parkland school shootings has sparked accusations that the testing organization used the tragedy to promote its Advanced Placement Program. The company apologized after an outpouring of anger and criticism. Emailed… Read full article at Education Week

School threat reports pour in and…

In the week since police say Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people at a Florida high school, reports of threats of violence against schools in Southern California and around the nation have poured in to police departments and schools. Such threats… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: L.A. Unified rushed to rebuild cafeterias,…

For the Los Angeles Unified School District, the $37-million Cafe L.A. project at first seemed like a stunning success. In about 18 months, 64 school cafeterias had been gutted and transformed so that students could be served faster — with… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Threats Against Schools Increase Since Florida…

Since last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla., the number of threats of violence against schools across the country has increased. Educators School Safety Network says it recorded about 50 threats a day on average since the shooting at Marjory… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Pence pledges school safety will be…

Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday that the Trump administration is making school safety the “top national priority” as it responds to the deadly mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school. “As the president has said, no child,… Read full article at Los Angeles Times