STATE: California unions sue DeVos for repealing…

The California Federation of Teachers is teaming up with its parent union and students to sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for repealing rules that would have penalized colleges and universities if their graduates did not make enough money to repay… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: California moves closer to eliminating, replacing…

The California reading instruction test is a major hurdle for many aspiring teachers across the state. So much so that about one-third who take the test fail the first time, according to state data of the five-year period between 2012… Read full article at EdSource

3 boys killed in Temescal Valley…

Three teenage boys were killed and three others injured in a late Sunday night crash in Temescal Valley south of Corona when a driver intentionally rammed their Toyota Prius, the California Highway Patrol said on Monday. The victims were remembered… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Suspect in Temescal Valley deadly car-ramming…

A Temescal Valley man under investigation in the car-ramming deaths of three 16-year-old boys and injuries to three others already faces misdemeanor charges of spousal abuse and willful injury to a child, court records show. The Riverside County District Attorney’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Santa Rosa Academy board fires Executive…

Laura Badillo, one of the founders of Santa Rosa Academy and most recently its executive director, was fired by the school's Board of Directors on Wednesday. Scott Mason, board president, confirmed that Badillo's employment was terminated, effective Jan. 31. Until… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Paloma Valley NJROTC Battlecats win first-place…

Paloma Valley High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps sent their elite Academic, Fitness, and Close Order Drill team, affectionately referred to as “The Battlecats”, into battle on Jan. 18, when they competed in Ramona High School’s JROTC field… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Heritage Drama Dept. presents ‘Blithe Spirit’…

The Heritage High Drama Department is presenting their Winter Black Box Play, "Blithe Spirit"! Written by Noel Coward, this comedic British farce will leave you amazed and chuckling in your seats! It all begins when Charles and his wife Ruth… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Named…

Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Judy D. White was sworn in as a commissioner for First 5 Riverside, the Riverside County Children & Families Commission, during a Commission meeting on Jan. 22. “Joining First 5 Riverside is an up-front investment… Read full article at Record Gazette

STATE: For the first time in more…

This month marks a notable milestone for L.A. Unified: For the first time in more than two decades, it’s now in full control of its special education system. Until this month, the nation’s second-largest school district had unique court-ordered mandates… Read full article at LA School Report

STATE: Teachers may vote on whether to…

The creation of a teachers union a year ago at the long-hailed Gompers Preparatory Academy charter school has divided the school community. Now some teachers are petitioning to get rid of the union. If California’s Public Employment Relations Board permits,… Read full article at San Diego Union-Tribune