• Seven students arrested in Chicago on Tuesday after a protest have been released from custody. Photo Credit: Resist Trump Tuesdays

    Students Protesting Education Pick Arrested

    Veronica Carter Public News Service CHICAGO – Seven college students were arrested on Tuesday after they refused to leave the lobby of the Federal Building in downtown Chicago. They were among hundreds of people who gathered to protest President Donald Trump’s choice of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Education Secretary....
  • Schools that take steps to reduce bullying and provide other supports for LGBTQ students are seeing better education outcomes, a new survey shows. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Progress Slow Making U.S. Schools Safe for LGBTQ Students

    Eric Galatas Public News Service CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Schools that take steps to reduce bullying and provide other supports for their LGBTQ students are seeing better education outcomes, but the nation’s middle and high schools can still be described as “hostile environments,” according to a new survey by the...
  • A National School Choice Week rally at the state capitol in Sacramento last year. Photo Credit: National School Choice Week

    Millions of Californians to Raise Awareness of School Choice

    29 Cities and Counties Issue Proclamations Recognizing “School Choice Week” in California As History-Making Celebrations Set to Kick Off SACRAMENTO–– National School Choice Week begins this week in California and across the country. There are 1750 events planned in the Golden State to raise awareness about K-12 school choice,...
  • ALearn's new Catalyst to College program intends to bolster education services at two high school's in the East Side Union High School District, by continually providing guidance in the path to college. Photo Credit: ALearn

    New Efforts in Education Highlight Push for East Side Students

    Estephany Haro El Observador Yerba Buena high school students and members of the East Side high school district came together last Thursday to welcome ALearn and its new program, Catalyst to College. This new program was funded through a $500,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and...
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    ALearn Launches Catalyst to College Program

    Designed to prepare high school students from underserved, low-income backgrounds for college admission and success in college SANTA CLARA, CA – ALearn, a Bay Area non-profit helping students from low-income, underserved backgrounds achieve math proficiency and college readiness, announced this week the launch of the Catalyst to College program,...
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    Niños mexicanos se unen al programa de desarrollo de niños y jóvenes en Baja California.

    Jeannette Warnert Universidad de California El nuevo Club, similar al Club 4-H en los Estados Unidos, se constituye en México gracias al apoyo de la Universidad de California. Glenda Humiston, vicepresidenta de la División de Agricultura y Recursos Naturales de la Universidad de California, y Manuel Valladolid Seamanduras, titular de...
  • Young people in urban areas say things they're afraid of include police interactions, community violence and lack of food. Photo Credit: Tatiyana Carter

    Fear Holding Back Students of Color

    Veronica Carter Public News Service SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A study done by youth researchers cites fear as a major barrier to wellness for students of color. Youth of color represent the fastest growing segment of the United States’ child population, and, according to America’s Promise Alliance, fear and less...
  • Many parents may be surprised to learn that even two absences a month can seriously hurt a child's academic progress. Photo Credit: NAPS

    Five Tips To Prepare Your Children For Success In School

    NAPS  One of the best things you can do for your children is to make sure they attend school every day. After all, we want our kids to have the best possible chance of doing well in school and achieving their dreams. But getting a child to school isn’t...
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    A New Year, A Fresh Perspective

    Melody Arabo Homeroom, Dept of Education Even though we are halfway through the school year, the start of 2017 is the perfect opportunity for a fresh perspective on my classroom. Just like I did with my home over break, I plan to reorganize my room and purge any resources...