NATIONAL: Senators Make Bipartisan Push to Boost…

In a bid to create a more robust supply of career and technical education teachers, four U.S. senators are backing legislation to create a new residency program for people who want to become CTE educators. The Creating Quality Technical Educators… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: How Many Students Are Chronically Absent…

The picture of student absenteeism nationwide is getting clearer, but in many ways darker. New federal civil rights data show nearly 8 million students nationwide were reported chronically absent from school in 2015-16, representing 16 percent of all K-12 students.… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: High Schoolers Should Take 4 Years…

High school math classes should be broadened to focus on goals beyond college and careers, including teaching the math students will need to be literate participants in civic life. Educators should ensure that all students master a core set of… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Is Preschool ‘Fade Out’ Inevitable? Two…

Plenty of early-childhood studies have shown that children who attend preschool start kindergarten with a measurable advantage of their peers who were not enrolled. But often, those same studies show that the academic progress of those two groups of children… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Elementary School Teachers Can Improve Students’…

As the nation grapples with how best to assist students with mental health challenges, a new study sheds light on something that may help. Researchers at Florida International University's Mental Health Interventions and Technology, or MINT, Program have found that… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Latest DACA Ruling Could Open the…

A federal judge's ruling on the future of DACA could open the door for tens of thousands of undocumented high school-age students to be protected from deportation. Handed down late Tuesday, the court's ruling is the third that ensures DACA… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Amid Privacy Changes, Facebook Will Still…

Faced with public outrage, congressional scrutiny, and a sweeping new data-privacy law soon to take effect in Europe, Facebook has vowed to better protect its users' privacy. Nevertheless, the social-networking giant's current approach to collecting and using data from the… Read full article at Education Week

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Twin Palms High School’s 2019 Teacher…

As presented by Twin Palms High School Interim Principal Chris Burton to the Palo Verde Unified School District’s Board of Trustees, the school’s distinguished 2019 Teacher of the Year award was presented to Regina Gonzalez. “We know Regina to be… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

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Fast-growing College of the Desert has…

College of the Desert (COD) is at the vanguard of higher education, finding new, innovative ways to help students access and succeed in higher education. What if community college were free to local students? It’s an idea that COD, founded… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Desert Hot Springs High School art…

Advanced art students at Desert Hot Springs High School unveiled their second mural Monday afternoon. The 18-foot two-panel mural, depicting art and entertainment, was created by artist-in-residence John Aaron Hansen. The mural was inspired by the work of Keith Haring. Read full article at KESQ News