Stolen vehicle causes crash with special…

CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. - A stolen vehicle clipped a Katherine Finchy Elementary School special needs school bus at the intersection of 30th Avenue and Date Palm Drive in Cathedral City. The suspect driving the stolen vehicle fled the scene but… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: Health officials to test John Burroughs…

Anxious parents peppered county health officials with questions about the safety of their children Friday afternoon after an individual at Johns Burroughs High School was diagnosed with a possible case of tuberculosis earlier this week. The two dozen parents who… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: GUSD keeps finding transportation alternatives as…

As local school bus drivers continue their strike, Glendale Unified officials have been lining up alternative transportation for many students. The school district contracts school bus service with First Student Inc., a bus transportation company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, that… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Newport-Mesa looking for ways to expand…

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is researching ways to expand Wi-Fi service beyond school sites to serve all students, including those lacking internet access at home. Some advocates for Westside Costa Mesa have said many students who live there are… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Jazz saxophonist Dave Koz visits O.C.…

He's received nine Grammy Award nominations throughout his 25-year career and has collaborated with the likes of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Celine Dion. Dave Koz, a smooth jazz saxophonist, stopped at Santa Ana's Orange County School of the Arts… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Jhené Aiko donates $10,000 to L.A.…

The smooth R&B singer and songwriter Jhené Aiko has followed former NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s lead and donated $10,000 to charity, directing funds to a Southern California-based rolling schoolroom called School on Wheels. She is the latest celebrity to write… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: State of the State 2018: What…

Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his eighth State of the State speech — his final one — on January 25 in Sacramento. He affirmed his belief in “local control” of K-12 schools and defended his record of expanding funding for California’s… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Gov. Brown promotes $100 million online…

Governor Jerry Brown voiced strong support last week during his State of the State address for a new online-only community college saying it wouldn’t detract from existing colleges, but it apparently failed to win over a key faculty critic. “There… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: Kentucky lawmakers push to allow armed…

In response to a deadly school shooting in western Kentucky this week, some state lawmakers are pushing to pass a bill that would allow school districts to appoint campus staff members to become armed guards. On Tuesday, authorities said a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Teach Students To Use Social Media…

CJ Marple wanted to teach his young students how quickly information can spread on the Internet. So earlier this year, the third-grade science teacher wrote up a tweet with the help of his students, asking for other users to retweet… Read full article at NPR