Coachella Valley nonprofit helps special needs…

Quarantine, closures and social distancing have created radical changes for us all. In the midst of it all, a local organization serving children and adults with special needs remains committed to keeping special needs families educated, healthy, connected and thriving. Read full article at The Desert Sun

Ex-USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to…

LOS ANGELES — USC’s former longtime campus gynecologist, who is accused of sexually assaulting 21 young women, pleaded not guilty Friday to a half-dozen new felony charges. Prosecutors filed the latest charges — five counts of sexual penetration of an… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Early Childhood Learning at DSUSD

Throughout the past several months as our students have first worked in a virtual classroom, then enjoyed summer vacation, and are returning to a new way of learning, Desert Sands Unified School District has been introducing our schools to the… Read full article at Uken Report

CSU students required to take ethnic…

The Board of Trustees for the California State University approved on Wednesday by a wide margin the first major change to the university system’s general education requirements in 40 years by adding an ethnic studies and social justice course. The… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Enrollment growth doesn’t justify cost of…

Enrollment growth alone doesn’t warrant creating a new California State University campus, according to a new study ordered by the state legislature. The CSU Board of Trustees discussed the study at their meeting Tuesday. The study examined where and how… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: California districts can seek waiver for…

Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t mention it in his hour-long press conference on Friday, but new state guidelines banning in-school instruction in counties on a monitoring list for coronavirus infections includes a waiver provision that could exempt elementary schools. On Friday,… Read full article at EdSource

California State University board of trustees…

The California State University Board of Trustees Committee on Educational Policy passed a motion Tuesday, July 21, requiring ethnic studies and social justice curriculum as part of general education. The proposal marks the first change to the 23-campus university system’s… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

How UC Riverside will teach students…

In his Friday, July 17, news conference, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that most K-12 classes in California will be online, at least until there’s sustained success lowering coronavirus infection rates in their counties. What college will look like in the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Learning Institute Offers Virtual Summer Classes

PALM DESERT – If you’re tired of watching Netflix, playing Trivial Pursuit or any host of activities during the COVID-19 shutdowns, you can challenge yourself at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus.… Read full article at Uken Report

The Central Valley’s Madera Community College…

California has its newest college: Madera Community College. The college, located in California’s Central Valley north of Fresno, was recognized Monday by the California community college system’s Board of Governors as the 116th college in the system. Previously, the campus… Read full article at EdSource