Beaumont High teacher charged with sex…

A Beaumont High School teacher, who in September was accused of having a sexual relationship with a student, was charged Monday, Dec. 18, with oral copulation with a minor and two counts of unlawful intercourse with a minor at least… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

UC Riverside gets largest increase in…

UC Riverside saw a 12.4 percent jump in applicants for fall 2018 — the largest rise of any University of California campus. It also had the system’s largest increase in transfer applicants — up 13.2 percent, compared to fall 2017.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Only 3% of former foster children…

“When I was here at Cal State, I was homeless for three months,” Sharon Luisjuan said, looking west across the Cal State San Bernardino campus. “I would go to the bottom of the bridge, right there,” she said. “There were… Read full article at San Bernardino County Sun

The city of Palm Springs will…

In a city often dominated by tourists and retirees, Palm Springs’ younger residents sometimes don’t have their voices heard when it comes to citywide issues. Students from Palm Springs High School recently got an opportunity to share their hopes for… Read full article at The Desert Sun

KMIR, students to present ‘A Palm…

After a highly successful debut of an hour-long holiday television special last year, Palm Springs Unified School District’s Musical Theatre University (MTU) has produced a second show that will air on KMIR this holiday season. The hour-long “A Palm Springs… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Valley school superintendent hosts public coffee…

Superintendent Scott Bailey came to the district with a plan in mind to create extended community engagement. Part of that plan was to institute a program titled Bailey & Coffee. The idea was to periodically stop by a local coffee… Read full article at The Desert Sun

CSUSB Palm Desert campus envisions new…

PALM DESERT, Calif. - The Palm Desert campus of Cal State San Bernardino is set to expand, this after local lawmakers presented school officials millions of dollars on Tuesday, which one day will turn the campus into a full-fledged, independent… Read full article at KESQ News

STATE: Early intervention helps boost reading skills…

By implementing summer programs for students in early grades and high-quality preschool that focuses on preparing students for kindergarten, one California county is improving the reading skills of its young children. While San Mateo County has a significant number of… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: This PD Program Pays Teachers to…

Many teachers dread sitting through lengthy professional development courses that offer few relevant strategies for the day-to-day classroom experience. But one school district is seeking to change that with Rocket Ready—a professional-learning program that pays teachers to pursue their passions… Read full article at Education Week