Reported threat prompts a lockdown at…

A report of threats from a student forced a lockdown at Palm Springs High School Saturday night, where students and parents were attending an event. Police were called at about 7:05 p.m. and told that a student had made a… Read full article at The Desert Sun

California Desert Chorale ‘Friends in Song’

Now in their 25th season, California Desert Chorale presented their annual "Friends in Song" Fall Fundraiser which helps support their scholarship and intern programs. This vibrant afternoon of song was held at Kirkjan Family Hall of St. Garabed Armenian Apostolic… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Healthy debate, resolution and accountability urged…

New and proven ways to improve the leadership of its administrators, teachers and staff and its human resources were discussed in a special Hemet Unified School District board of directors workshop, Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the HUSD boardroom. The morning… Read full article at The Valley News

How a young girl from Temecula…

A middle school-aged girl moves to a small town in the 1980s. She aspires to be a writer, but how do you do that? The girl meets a remarkable high school teacher, takes two classes from her, and becomes a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Cameras stolen from Rubidoux High School;…

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is looking for cameras stolen from the audio/video department of Rubidoux High School in Jurupa Valley. The cameras were taken on Nov. 2. Evidence linked to the theft was recovered Friday morning when search warrants… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Perris High teen killed in collision…

A 15-year-old Perris High school student killed Thursday night, Nov. 16, after a collision with a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department patrol car in Perris was one of three collisions between patrol cars and pedestrians in Southern California that night. On… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: District Settles Suit of Boy Killed…

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California school district has settled a lawsuit from the family of a 9-year-old boy who was killed by a vehicle while walking to school in fog in 2015. The Fresno Bee reports the Parlier Unified… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: Schools Adept at Shoring up Security…

It's a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that's too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be serving a warrant in the neighborhood. There are reports… Read full article at US News and World Report

NATIONAL: Parents sue Oregon school district over…

Parents at a rural Oregon high school have filed a federal lawsuit over the school district's policy to allow a transgender male student to use the boys' locker room and bathroom, mirroring a similar civil action in Illinois that did… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Oh Brother: What’s in Store for…

Betsy DeVos became U.S. secretary of education in 2017. Could her brother Erik Prince become a U.S. senator in 2019? And what would or could it mean for DeVos? In recent weeks, DeVos' younger brother, has reportedly shown interest in… Read full article at Education Week