In Beaumont, shifting principals

The charismatic Lauren Kinney, the starting principal of Sundance Elementary School in Beaumont for the past 14 years, will open the Starlight Elementary School in August, when classes begin for the 2018-19 school year. It is the second elementary school… Read full article at Record Gazette

STATE: Westside families sue over construction next…

Several Westside families and school employees are suing to prevent construction that they say will harm students at Palms Elementary School. The cause for concern is a large apartment development that would be built adjacent to the campus. A fence… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Tools For Tomorrow loves ‘Four Hollywood…

The VISIONARIES, that highly-inventive, creative and glamorous fundraising group which supports Tools for Tomorrow, recently rolled out the red carpet at the Acqua California Bistro. The guest of honor and speaker was actress/author Joyce Bulifant whose new book , "My… Read full article at The Desert Sun

young boys holding packages hug santa

Inland nonprofit group brings Christmas to…

The joy on children’s faces drives Maria Vazquez to keep expanding a program she created 13 years ago to hand out Christmas gifts to children in elementary schools serving low-income Inland neighborhoods. Her nonprofit group, Christmas in the Classroom, was… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Five women, including Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Judy D. White, sit on panel

Young women get inspired, learn about…

A group of high school girls got to learn a little bit more about different career paths and what it’s like to be a woman in those careers during a conference Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Temecula City Hall. Temecula’s inaugural… Read full article at The Valley News

Helen Hunt Jackson College Prep High…

HEMET – Helen Hunt Jackson College Prep High School is a flexible educational program that provides students with a variety of options to reach their educational goals. The school has an independent study option, online course work and traditional classroom… Read full article at The Valley News

NATIONAL: Attention, teachers: You can keep your…

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - It's better than nothing. Lawmakers have decided not to touch a tax deduction for teachers who spend their own money on school supplies -- effectively splitting the difference between competing proposals. Currently, teachers can deduct up… Read full article at KESQ News

NATIONAL: Tax bill and your tuition: Here’s…

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Republican leaders backed away from several controversial proposals to change education-related tax breaks. They have agreed to save the student loan interest deduction and keep tuition waivers for graduate students tax-free. The final version of the… Read full article at KESQ News

‘There Ought to be a Law’…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sen. Jeff Stone, R-Riverside County, announced that the deadline for this year’s “There Ought to be a Law” competition has been extend until Dec. 22. “We have gotten so many excellent entries that I’m looking forward to… Read full article at The Valley News