NATIONAL: Computer glitches interrupt standardized testing in…

In Tennessee, an attack on a software vendor interrupted standardized testing this week and may have also caused delays in Mississippi. In Ohio, computers crashed statewide as students were getting ready to take that state’s tests. In New York, computers… Read full article at The Washington Post

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Palo Verde High School’s 2019 Teacher…

Congratulations are in order for Palo Verde High School’s (PVHS) 2019 Teacher of the Year Anastasia Carone. As presented by PVHS Principal Rachel Angel in front of friends and colleagues at the March Palo Verde Unified School District (PVUSD) Board… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Students and educators leapt over obstacles…

A middle school mariachi band, a special education teacher singing opera, and a young piano virtuoso who's missing the tip of his index finger: These are just some of the performers who will take the stage at the McCallum Theatre… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Security increased at John Glenn Middle…

There was a significant police presence outside an Indio middle school Wednesday due to a threat of a school shooting that recently circulated, but was determined to be fake. The threat, which targeted John Glenn Middle School on Miles Avenue,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

6 exciting places and programs that…

Since its founding in 1958, College of the Desert has grown and changed, with buildings going up, programs expanding and memories accumulating. As COD celebrates its 60th anniversary, we look back at some of the prominent programs and sites that… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Recycled fashion show at Hemet school…

It’s said that one man’s trash is another’s treasure but in the case of Hemet’s Western Center Academy, trash will be fashion during the school’s annual Recycled Fashion Show. The event, which marks Earth Day, will begin at 5:30 p.m.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Principal at high school in Moreno…

Sean Michael McMurray, the principal of March Mountain High in Moreno Valley, was arrested Wednesday in Yucaipa on suspicion of committing lewd acts with a child under 14 years old. In February, sheriff’s detectives in Yucaipa began investigating allegations made… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Students can sign up for free…

A free student journalism and communications workshop is set for Saturday, May 19, in Riverside. Hosted by Assemblyman Jose Medina, D-Riverside, the event will be at Riverside City College. The Gabriel Acosta Memorial Journalism and Communications Workshop, named for the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: California to get huge boost in…

Thousands of children will get access to subsidized child care as a result of a massive increase in child care funding approved by Congress last month. Congress approved — and Trump signed, albeit reluctantly — a $1.3 trillion budget that… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Fired Pico Rivera teacher bullied students,…

When El Rancho High School teacher Gregory Salcido was secretly recorded telling his students that members of the military were "dumb" and the "lowest of the low," the public outcry was swift and withering. Angry community members called for Salcido's… Read full article at Los Angeles Times