STATE: A message for early educators: Babies…

Teaching science, technology, engineering and math to babies may seem like a daunting task, but for educators at Children's Center at the California Institute of Technology, it's the perfect age to introduce the concepts. "The baby is the ideal scientist,"… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: Despite low tuition, California college students…

California colleges and the state’s financial aid system have done a good job of keeping tuition costs manageable, but other expenses such as housing, food and textbooks are pushing students into debt and hurting their ability to go to college.… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: FBI, U.S. Education Department investigating Ballou…

Two federal agencies and the D.C. Office of the Inspector General are investigating the District’s public school system following revelations of inflated graduation rates, according to a current and a former D.C. government employee with direct knowledge of the probe.… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Millions of Americans are living in…

Despite the indelible image of some fresh-faced 18-year-old heading out of state for college, the truth is nearly 40 percent of students attend a school less than 50 miles from home. For students who work full time or have children… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: With Thousands Of Homeless Students, This…

Mike Moran, the principal at Bryan Adams High School in Dallas, says oftentimes when students are homeless, they're too embarrassed to tell anyone. "A lot of times it is revealed that there's a temporary living situation, they're in a motel,… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: High school that’s just 5% black…

(CNN) - There are 350 students at Montpelier High School in Montpelier, Vermont. Only 18 of them are black. But it's because of -- and not in spite of -- that fact that the school has raised the Black Lives… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: Betsy DeVos Opens Up ESSA Pilot…

School districts: Interested in having your local, state, and federal funding follow children, so that kids with greater need have more money attached to them? Now's your chance. The U.S. Department of Education is officially opening up the "Weighted Student… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Showdown in Florida Over State’s ESSA…

Florida is under intense scrutiny from federal officials, Democrats, and civil rights activists for how it plans to hold schools accountable for the achievement levels of historically disadvantaged student groups under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The Republican-dominated state broke… Read full article at source

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Prescription for Growth: How Special Education…

The Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE), in collaboration with multiple community partners, is releasing a new film about a group of students with developmental disabilities who learn valuable job and life skills at Riverside Community Hospital while teaching the… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News