NATIONAL: Arizona high court rejects in-state tuition…

Young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by President Obama are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday. The unanimous ruling will affect at least 2,000 students attending the state's largest… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: The Nation’s Report Card Is Due.…

It's time for April showers and the perennial tempest of success and despair that is the release of the Nation's Report Card in mathematics and reading. With the scores for America's 4th and 8th graders not out until Tuesday, a… Read full article at Education Week

After you’ve been accepted to college,…

After you've been accepted to college, here's how to not throw away your shot Many high school seniors are either giddy or distraught right around now because they’re receiving acceptance letters from colleges and universities. Most students have until May… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: Charter school group drops two lawsuits…

A charter schools advocacy group last week announced that it would end two long-running lawsuits in which it was seeking more classroom space and construction money from the Los Angeles school district. The decision, the California Charter Schools Assn. said,… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Betsy DeVos to Oklahoma teachers: ‘Serve…

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Oklahoma teachers who walked out of their classrooms to protest school funding cuts should “keep adult disagreements and disputes in a separate place.” “I think about the kids,” DeVos said Thursday, according to the Dallas… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Kentucky teachers union urges educators to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's teachers union is urging educators to go back to their schools on Monday and talk to elected legislators directly. News outlets report the Kentucky Education Association's more than 400 representatives to the KEA Delegate Assembly… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: ESSA Pressures States to Assure All…

Every student, no matter their race or family income level, should be taught by an effective teacher, the Every Student Succeeds Act declares. Exactly how to define what makes an effective teacher and how to implement this ambitious goal has… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Advocates: School Gun Clubs Teach Discipline,…

Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore adults to restrict guns, seeming to forecast a generational shift in attitudes toward the Second Amendment. But at high school and college gun ranges around the country,… Read full article at Education Week

Moreno Valley schools trustee Jesus Holguin…

Moreno Valley school officials hired a private investigator to look into a sexual harassment complaint against school board member Jesus Holguin filed by a principal, and are close to completing their probe, an official said. Attorneys for Holguin, who has… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: To compromise or not: State education…

How far to push the federal government? Members of the State Board of Education will give the answer at a special meeting on Thursday, when they consider proposed compromises to the state’s plan for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act,… Read full article at EdSource