How some Paloma Valley students in…

In response to the violence in Virginia, students at Paloma Valley High School in Menifee had planned to wear black today, Aug. 17. As students trickled into the school, about one in every five was wearing black. Some, however, said… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Newport teen’s invention against school shootings:…

Newport Beach teenager has come up with an unlikely invention to help protect students in case of a school shooting: a bulletproof skateboard. Griffin Burke, 19, had the idea after a former Ph.D. student killed a professor and himself on… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: ‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is speaking…

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will be talking with high school students in the San Fernando Valley Thursday, a day after the hit Broadway musical opened at Hollywood's Pantages Theatre. The appearance alongside Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Los Angeles) is being billed… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: High-Achieving, Low-Income Students: Where Elite Colleges…

When Anna Neuman was applying to college, there weren't a lot of people around to help her. Students from her high school in Maryland rarely went on to competitive colleges, the school counselor worked at several different schools and was… Read full article at NPR

Desert Sands ignored complaints about a…

The Desert Sands Unified School District will pay $1.5 million to settle the lawsuit for a former student who was molested by Robert Keith Bryan, a pedophile teacher who was left in the classroom despite numerous reports of inappropriate touching.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

PVVDL’s successful summer reading program

The Palo Verde Valley District Library is very pleased to announce the completion of yet another successful summer reading program. This year’s theme was “Build A Better World.” A total of 176 children signed up with 56 completing the entire… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

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New CVUSD superintendent wants to start…

Before Edwin Gomez was hired as superintendent of Coachella Valley Unified School District in May, he rode his bicycle through the east valley communities the district serves. He asked people on the street what they thought about the schools in… Read full article at The Desert Sun

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Upward Bound Participants Take a Step…

The Moreno Valley College (MVC) Upward Bound Math and Science Program recognized 62 students from Vista del Lago following their completion of the program’s six-week summer experience. Upward Bound is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and sponsored by… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Paloma officials respond to ‘Black Lives…

Administrators of Paloma Valley High School have issued an online statement urging peaceful interaction in response to a social media post asking students to wear all black to school on Thursday. A flier labeled "Black Lives Matter at Paloma" is… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Vacated Hemet school board seat up…

The Hemet school board will appoint someone to fill an open seat created by the resignation of Joe Wojcik. The six remaining trustees voted unanimously Tuesday, Aug. 15, to appoint someone to fill the vacancy created when Wojcik moved out… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise