Jeanie Breeze

Hemet: Student art featured in drug…

The artwork of two Hemet Unified School District students is part of the 2015-16 Carol Addiss Riverside County Student Drug Use Prevention Calendar, created each year as a joint effort between Riverside County Department of Mental Health’s Friday Night Live… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Elizabeth Luttrull

Kids’ chances to program robots on…

The San Jacinto Valley is becoming a hotbed of youth robotics competition. Robots are predicted to play an even bigger industrial roles in the future. Kids on valley teams will be ready. Hemet-San Jacinto Community Robotics, made up of kids… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet: Suspect chased across school triggering…

Little Lake Elementary School in the unincorporated area commonly referred to as East Hemet went on lockdown because a suspect ran across the campus in an attempt to escape deputies on Wednesday, Nov. 18, an official said. Emergency dispatchers received… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

student in Science lab

STATE: State releases draft science curriculum “framework”…

The State Board of Education on Tuesday released its new draft science framework, the first update to guidelines for teaching science in California in 11 years. The board will collect public comments on it for 60 days, through Jan. 19.… Read full article at EdSource

Students at Westlake Middle School

STATE: Curriculum materials a sticking point in…

During the five years since California adopted the Common Core State Standards for mathematics and English language arts, the search for high-quality textbooks and curriculum materials has been a sticking point, in some cases a major one, in effectively and… Read full article at EdSource

frustrated student

STATE: Can California AG’s new bureau clean…

Inside a carefully decorated home, a young girl in a navy sweater and a plaid scarf sits in front of a roaring fire place. Two framed photographs of her sit in the background, perched on a granite mantel. This is… Read full article at Education World

LAUSD Broad Foundation

STATE: Charter school supporters raise concerns about…

Heads of three large California nonprofits that support charter schools called this week for careful consideration of a plan for a major expansion of charters and its impact on the Los Angeles Unified School District. In a letter Tuesday to… Read full article at NPR

UCLA

STATE: UC regents to discuss how to…

The University of California is facing an unusual math problem: How do you divide up 5,000 by 9? To be more precise, how do you assign each of UC’s nine undergraduate campuses a fair and reasonable number of the extra… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Community college leaders call for new…

California Community college leaders voted Monday to establish a new system for evaluating the state's 113 community colleges, dealing a blow to the controversial panel that currently oversees accreditation. The community college Board of Governors unanimously approved a resolution that… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Survey Asks Californians If They Want…

Californians are worried about a shortage of teachers, a new survey suggests, but lack unity on some solutions to that problem. The survey was published Tuesday by EdSource and the Learning Policy Institute, a think tank founded this fall by… Read full article at Education Week