NATIONAL: New Mexico bill would force students…

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico’s high school juniors would have to apply to at least one college or commit to other post-high school plans as part of a proposed graduation requirement that would be the first statewide push of… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Kentucky high school adds new security…

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky high school where two students were killed in a shooting last week put several new security procedures into place this week. Starting Tuesday, Marshall County High School in Benton began requiring all students to… Read full article at Education Week

Menifee builds ‘missing’ sidewalks near two…

Youngsters walking to an elementary school and middle school in Menifee now have continuous sidewalks upon which to reach class, thanks to the recent completion of a pair of construction projects. Nearly 750 feet of sidewalk was built along the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Vandals damage Temecula Valley High campus

Vandals trashed three areas of the Temecula Valley High School campus over the weekend, school district officials said Monday, Jan. 29. Although the losses are still being assessed, a district spokeswoman said the vandals appear to have caused more property… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

What do you want in a…

Alvord Unified School District has scheduled a series of public meetings to learn what community members want in a new superintendent. The board for the district, which covers parts of the western Riverside area and northeastern Corona, terminated its contract… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Ramona High in Riverside placed on…

Ramona High School was placed on lockout for about 20 minutes Tuesday, Jan. 30, while police served an arrest warrant in the area, school officials and police said. Just after 1 p.m., officers were serving an arrest warrant in the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students stand with Chamber of Commerce members

Ochoa, Lin among PUHSD Students of…

The Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce recently honored Students of the Month for January in the Perris Union High School District. The students are nominated by their teachers and staff at their respective… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

STATE: Pushing for more state funds, Cal…

Trustees of the 23-campus California State University system postponed any vote on a possible tuition hike until May but warned that a $228 increase was likely, along with cuts in course offerings and enrollment, if the Legislature doesn’t substantially increase… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Federal, state visions for improving schools…

During a presentation earlier this month on how to choose the roughly 300 lowest-performing schools that must get intensive help under federal law, a number struck some members of the State Board of Education like a brick from the sky:… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Ahead of another superintendent search, LAUSD…

Richard Vladovic is sick of "pontificating." He wants the Los Angeles Unified School District to stop planning and start doing — and the school board member's frustration was evident on Tuesday. During a school board goal-setting exercise, Vladovic didn't join… Read full article at KPCC