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Springs charter school expands into former…

When the first class of middle and high school students arrives at Springs Charter Schools’ new campus for the first time Tuesday, Nov. 29, they’ll see brand-new furniture, technology and other amenities — but they’ll also be surrounded by history.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Two former employees file lawsuit accusing…

A former vice principal and a former teacher at a middle school in Lancaster said they were forced to quit in June because the school principal subjected women to "sex-based ridicule" and "harassed, discriminated against, or retaliated against" numerous female… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Campus conversation: Cal State Fullerton president…

On the campus of Cal State Fullerton, Mildred García is a familiar sight, with her big glasses, wide smile and ensembles in the school’s blue and orange. The university president, who many simply call Millie, loves to salsa. She waves… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Elitists, crybabies and junky degrees

COCHISE, Arizona Frank Antenori shot the head off a rattlesnake at his back door last summer — a deadeye pistol blast from 20 feet. No college professor taught him that. The U.S. Army trained him, as a marksman and a… Read full article at The Washington Post

Riverside Youth Opportunity Center celebrates 10…

The Johnny Martin Sotelo Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) marked its 10th anniversary with a staff and students celebration Nov. 16 in Riverside. The YOC has been working to help the youth of Riverside grow, learn, and prosper by providing numerous… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Former Murrieta teacher donates 20,000 books…

Three years ago, Mandy Themm traveled to Punta Gorda, Belize, with her parents and family to help the rural fishing village. What they found was what the community needed most were books and school supplies for the children. After spending… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

From football to cheerleading, Hemet athlete…

Being on the sidelines during football games this season took on a different meaning for Seth Whisnant. After playing for the Titans for three years, the Tahquitz High School senior continued to encourage his team, but this year it was… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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San Jacinto Unified School District showcases…

SAN JACINTO – Educators, business people and government officials discussed the need for teaching computer science to students in kindergarten through 12th grade at the second annual Inland CSforALL Summit Nov. 2, in Riverside. Mountain Heights Academy, San Jacinto Unified… Read full article at The Valley News

Beaumont student sweeps state speech competition

Katalina Peterson had less than five minutes to talk about how resource conservation districts can better improve their communities. Peterson, a junior at Beaumont High School, told the judges of the Inland Empire Resource Conservation District last weekend that they… Read full article at Record Gazette

Departing trustee urges Banning to ratify…

Saying goodbye to the Banning Unified District School board last week, trustee Martha Bederio expressed her hope that the fact-finding process will resolve the long-running conflict between the district and its unions. “It is my sincere hope that through the… Read full article at Record Gazette