NATIONAL: Higher Ed. Overhaul Would Change FAFSA,…

A bill to overhaul the Higher Education Act introduced by House Republicans on Friday contains significant changes to how high school students could apply for federal aid for college, the U.S. Department of Education's role overseeing teacher preparation, and the… Read full article at Education Week

Exclusive: Dan Armstrong blindsided, fired as…

Dan Armstrong was just three days removed from his team’s season-ending 43-10 first round playoff loss to Yucaipa. The 23-year head coach of the La Quinta High School football team has never loved losing, but he didn’t think it would… Read full article at The Desert Sun

PSWIFT Broken Glass Awards: Stars Honoring…

A glittering cast of awardees and presenters graced the stage at the recent 9th annual Palm Springs Women in Film and Television (PSWIFT) "Broken Glass Awards" luncheon at the Agua Caliente Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage. The event celebrates… Read full article at KESQ News

Palm Springs Mall eminent domain case…

A Coachella Valley community college's legal fight to seize the largely vacant Palm Springs Mall through eminent domain is set to go to trial soon. College of the Desert wants the 29-acre site for a new satellite campus, but after… Read full article at The Desert Sun

STATE: The neighborhood tug-of-war over opening a…

The yard signs on Delaware Avenue have a story to tell. Bright yellow and blue posters dot the lawns of many houses along this quiet, three-block Santa Monica street insulated by the noise of the nearby freeway and metro by… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: 13-year-old Inland Empire girl who committed…

CALIMESA, Calif. (KABC) -- A vigil was planned Friday night at Mesa View Middle School in Calimesa, where the parents of a 13-year old girl say she was bullied so badly, she eventually took her own life. Charlene Avila and… Read full article at ABC News

STATE: California Sues For-Profit School Over ‘False…

California's attorney general sued an online, for-profit university Wednesday, alleging officials made false promises to entice students and illegally tried to collect their overdue debt. The suit filed by Attorney General Xavier Becerra against San Diego-based Ashford University alleges the… Read full article at NBC News

STATE: Tijuana cross-border students lead class for…

On Friday morning at Tijuana’s José M. Larroque Elementary School, Tom Torlakson was the eagerest of students. California’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction had come to Baja California to learn about the hurdles facing those who make the switch between… Read full article at San Diego Union-Tribune

STATE: Corona del Mar High students raise…

After a decade of fleshing out a new curriculum focused on international studies, Corona del Mar High School history teacher Laura Mayberry is seeing her passion project come to fruition. Nearly 200 of her students enrolled in the Academy of… Read full article at source

NATIONAL: Without Net Neutrality, How Would Internet…

One of the main fears that school officials have about curtailing “net neutrality” is that internet service companies will have new powers to throttle or block the flow of online content that serves as academic lifeblood for many districts. But… Read full article at Education Week