STATE: Food Fight: How 2 Trump Proposals…

Two pending rule changes meant to reduce what the Trump administration calls abuse of federal benefit programs could also mean hundreds of thousands of children lose access to free school meals. The first proposed change: The Trump administration wants to… Read full article at NPR

STATE: Gov. Newsom’s big bets: community schools,…

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to entice thousands of new teachers into the classroom, concentrate school improvement in the most impoverished neighborhoods and use competitive grants to challenge districts to form partnerships and develop best practices to raise achievement. He outlined… Read full article at EdSource

A surprise big spender funds attack…

The barrage of campaign mail flooding voters in a Los Angeles school board race includes images of a child holding what appears to be a gun, with the message that school board member Jackie Goldberg is responsible for putting children… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Special education in California in need…

Special education in California should be overhauled to focus on the individual needs of students, with better training for teachers, more streamlined services and improved screening for the youngest children, according to a compilation of reports released today. Those were… Read full article at EdSource

Facing closure, Encore charter school in…

A charter school beloved by its students but facing severe financial problems along with academic and other concerns has 30 days to convince the Riverside school board to keep it open. District administrators had recommended that the board not extend… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Amid coronavirus threat, UC Irvine and…

Last summer, Andie Yu arrived in Beijing for a yearlong program at Peking University. The UC Irvine computer science student from Las Vegas was eager to improve her Mandarin and gain experience to be a more competitive job candidate in… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: UC Irvine set to start construction…

UC Irvine will begin construction this month on a state-of-the-art 9-acre health sciences complex for integrative patient care, training and research, the university said Monday. The site — on the corner of Bison and California avenues adjacent to the UCI… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: 8 tips to launch an esports…

It may lack sweat equity, but it’s up there with even the most physically demanding of sports. Esports, the competitive side of video gaming, is exploding. And K-12 schools are buying in, because esports is not only fun, but also… Read full article at eSchool News

Here are Students of the Month…

Six high school students from the Hemet Unified School District and San Jacinto Unified School District were recently recognized as Students of the Month for January at an awards breakfast at the Sizzler restaurant in Hemet. They are Daniel Rojas… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Michelle’s Place offers Patricia Deroeux Scholarship…

TEMECULA – Michelle’s Place Cancer Resource Center is seeking applications for the Patricia Deroeux Scholarship. On behalf the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce, this scholarship is awarded to two individuals within the city of Temecula. Requirements include a candidate who… Read full article at The Valley News