STATE: Amid pandemic, Oakland Unified extends superintendent’s…

Amid school closures due to the coronavirus, the Oakland Unified school board on Wednesday unanimously approved a contract extension for Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell through June 2023. If she remains in her position through the end of the contract, Johnson-Trammell would… Read full article at EdSource

Safe Schools Desert Cities creates environments…

A Coachella Valley organization that works to create an inclusive environment for youth in schools and in their communities needs support to help its growing program. For more than a decade, Safe Schools Desert Cities has offered LGBTQ+ students and… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Honoring our high school graduates: Evelyn…

Evelyn Montez is in the graduating class of 2020 at Beaumont High School. She was involved with JROTC all four years and ran cross-country in the last year. She has completed many hours of community service with Table of Plenty,… Read full article at Record Gazette

RCCD Model United Nations Earns High…

Even COVID-19 couldn’t stop the Riverside Community College District Model United Nations team from their commitment to excellence. The program continued to be recognized with the latest team winning the top award for position papers. Traditionally, teams from colleges and… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Paloma Valley’s Ruple headed to Merchant…

Paloma Valley High School football standout Randy Ruple recently signed a letter of intent to continue his playing career and education at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. Read full article at Menifee 24/7

All CIF teams announced for boys’…

The Southern Section offices released the selections for the All CIF boys’ and girls’ high school basketball teams, picking quite a few local players from around the area, including Player of the Year Mya Pierfax from Paloma Valley High School… Read full article at The Valley News

Work is a ‘gift’ for this…

When Dona Herweck Rice thinks back to her first memory, she sees herself sitting on her bedroom floor writing a story in blue crayon about her mother, who was in the bathroom next to her brushing her hair. “I recall… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Undocumented students excluded from federal emergency…

The country’s nearly half a million undocumented students won’t be able to access any of the coronavirus emergency relief colleges and universities are receiving to help their students. The Trump administration on Tuesday barred undocumented college students from receiving emergency… Read full article at EdSource

As schools brace for more challenges,…

Creating clarity on what the next chapter for schools looks like and getting students safely back into school next fall will be one of the biggest challenges facing our nation’s educational system in modern times. Read full article at EdSource