STATE: The California schools where the kids…

Across Los Angeles and Orange counties, one out of every five Hispanic children — 259,000 kids — attended a school in 2014 where practically every other child shared their race: the student body was at least 95 percent Hispanic. And… Read full article at source

STATE: Now on Oracle’s Campus, a $43…

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. — Tech companies ship all kinds of products to public schools: laptops, online writing programs, learn-to-code lessons and more. Now Oracle, the business software services giant, is trying the opposite tack: bringing a public charter school to… Read full article at The New York Times

STATE: 24 ideas for improving the Local…

With Gov. Jerry Brown retiring a year from now, EdSource asked two dozen school leaders, student advocates, legislators and other astute observers to suggest the most important improvements needed to make his landmark education law, the Local Control Funding Formula,… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Jerry Brown’s dilemma: fix school funding…

If he chooses, Gov. Jerry Brown can leave office a year from now with the satisfaction of seeing the Local Control Funding Formula, the sweeping school funding and improvement reform he championed, intact and fully funded — at least as… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: US charter schools put growing numbers…

MILWAUKEE — Charter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds — an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools. National enrollment data shows that… Read full article at ABC News

NATIONAL: Wisconsin girl thriving after kidney transplant…

A 9-year-old Wisconsin girl is living a new life more than a year after she received a life-saving kidney from a teacher at her school. Oakfield Elementary School teacher Jodi Schmidt gave third-grader Natasha Fuller a kidney last year. Natasha… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

high school boys focus on options being presented at table during indoor activity

San Jacinto students get real-life lesson…

Cassandra Rodriguez learned how much food and clothing costs. Fabian Macias got a lesson about budgeting. Javier Cuevas found out how expensive it is to raise a child and Huriel Trejo found himself in debt. The four were among 350… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Two years after Murrieta teen’s suicide,…

It’s been more than two years since Diego Villarreal died. Yet his tutor, Michelle McCarthy, still gets choked up talking about him. “As an educator you’re supposed to save kids,” McCarthy said. “’He didn’t give me the opportunity.” Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

marching band practices on football field

Marching bands from around the world…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Marching bands from around the world converged on Palm Springs High School for the World Association of Marching Show Bands Championship. This is the first time the event has been held in the United States. "We… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: Governor candidates square off over education…

From charter schools to property taxes, six California gubernatorial candidates faced off on a range of topics Saturday before hundreds of school board members from throughout the state. The half-dozen candidates, topping public polls on who will replace termed-out Gov.… Read full article at Los Angeles Times