Thursday, April 4, 2024

On Our "Virtual Route 66" This Week As a New Quarter Dawns: On The Education Scene


A silhouette of a student walking into a campus building

By Ashley Bolter, Delilah Brumer, Kelcie Lee and Abbie Phillips, EdSource California Student Journalism Corps

Uncertainty around financial aid means students don't know how much college will cost them.

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California education news: What's the latest?

Our picks from other sources

UC Berkeley parents hired private security, fearing for their kids

By Salvador Hernandez and Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, March 27

Christian group is ‘luring’ students with free pizza at lunch, Clovis parents say

By Laura S. Diaz, Fresno Bee, March 26

Rick Ledesma and Madison Miner are removed from Orange Unified’s board

By Annika Bahnsen, OC Register, March 27

Miller Creek School District scales back transitional kindergarten

By Keri Brenner, Marin Independent Journal, March 26

Santa Rosa board to discuss school name changes, new safety position, Gaza cease-fire resolution

By Adriana Gutierrez, The Press Democrat, March 27

Digital media literacy becoming a graduation requirement

By Lauren Coffey, Inside Higher Ed, March 26

Also of interest

Teach to Lead Summit: April 12-14 in San Diego. “Leading for the Future: Improving the Educator Experience and Expanding Opportunities to Elevate the Profession” is the theme of a conference sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education. The department invites teams of educators, including at least one practicing teacher, to apply for the in-person convening. Free registration and lodging for accepted teams. Learn more here.

Labor-management conference: June 24-26: The California Labor-Management Initiative invites school districts to send teams to the annual conference in San Diego to hear from experts and exemplar districts, and discuss opportunities to build labor and management teams in difficult times. Teams should include the superintendent, HR director, certificated and classified union leaders, and a school board member. School teams also can attend. Go here to register and learn more.

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