student welding

Emphasis back on vocational classes to…

Jonathan Walker has a message for students who think the new welding class at Nueva Vista High School in Jurupa Valley is an easy “A.” “It’s harder than I thought,” Walker, an 18-year-old senior, said recently. “It’s a challenge. But… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students during hour of code

Kids who code: The next generation

In seven years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the computer and mathematics field will grow by 18 percent. Architecture and engineering professions will grow by 7.3 percent. Together they will comprise more than 2 million job openings by 2022.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Spencer Carrillo

A “perfectly” typical teenager

Spencer Carrillo is like a lot of high school students with dreams for the future. He wants to learn to speak Chinese, live abroad plenty and eventually work for the government, where he can influence economic policy, maybe even run… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula student gears up for Merc…

Amanda Renee Perez will take the stage in Temecula as part of Cabaret at The Merc’s upcoming show on Jan. 31. Last year, an Instagram post netted Temecula teenager Amanda Renee Perez the attention of “American Idol.” While she auditioned… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Marley Delgado

Students learn to read with volunteer…

Marley Delgado, a fourth grader at Palm View Elementary, rushed to a table overflowing with books at the school library with a wide smile on her face. Around her, classmates crowded the area, reaching for covers that caught their eye.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Kenn Young

Inland leaders praise new law that…

Inland educators are hailing a new federal education law they say will boost student learning by reducing the focus on tests. The law signed by President Barack Obama earlier this month shifts power from the federal government to states and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet, San Jacinto students recognized

REGION – The following students in the Hemet and San Jacinto Unified school districts were named students of the month for December: Megan Graham, Hemet High School; Rodolfo Vazquez, West Valley High School; Keely Watland, Tahquitz High School; Ariana Garcia,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

San Jacinto school district’s AP efforts…

San Jacinto Unified School District has been placement on the College Board’s sixth annual AP District Honor Roll for increasing access to Advanced Placement courses while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

DATA English Class

Cathedral City High earns Apple recognition

The Digital Arts Technology Academy (DATA) at Cathedral City High School was recently named as an Apple Distinguished Program (ADP) for 2015-17 for its use of iMac, MacBook and iOS in its unique Career Technical Education program. The designation is… Read full article at The Desert Sun

New law allows former students to…

About 400 former Palm Springs Unified School District students can be among the district’s graduates courtesy of a new law that grants high school diplomas to students who have met all district and state graduation requirements, other than the passage… Read full article at The Desert Sun