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Elementary Schools marking Yellow Ribbon Week

Moreno Valley Unified School District is observing Yellow Ribbon Youth Suicide Awareness and Prevention Week and some of our elementary schools approached the topic in a “friendly” manner. La Jolla Elementary School staff encouraged students to wear yellow every day… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

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Little Free Library Pops Up at…

Looking for a good book? Our district office is now home to a Little Free Library, a free exchange box for a variety of books. The Little Free Library program provides a simple and no-cost way to enrich the community… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

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Palm Springs Unified School District to…

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Shootings in schools across the country from Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut to North Park Elementary in San Bernardino have become all too common. A new pilot program at Palm Springs Unified School District hopes will… Read full article at KESQ News

Moreno Valley school officials oppose pot…

As Moreno Valley opens the doors for marijuana sales, school officials are raising concerns about the city’s action. Four Moreno Valley school board members said Tuesday night, Nov. 14, that they opposed the City Council’s decision to legalize most aspects… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Students at Corona’s Santiago High living,…

Second baseman Cole Jordan looks every inch the varsity athlete he is as he slings a baseball to friend and fellow Santiago High School Shark Dylan George. Most days, both play the game without standing out for anything but a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

State grant aimed at certifying more…

In an effort to increase the number of bilingual educators, the Riverside and San Bernardino county offices of education will share in a grant for a Bilingual Teacher Professional Development program. The $625,000 will be shared with the offices of… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: California teen arrested over school shooting…

ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Authorities say a 14-year-old high school student has been arrested on suspicion of threatening to carry out shootings at several Southern California campuses. Police say the freshman at Anaheim's Western High School was taken into custody Tuesday… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

STATE: As gunman sprayed school with bullets,…

Students were playing in the schoolyard at Rancho Tehama Elementary, waiting for the morning bell to ring, when gunshots erupted a quarter mile away. Teachers and staff immediately rushed the children into classrooms and under desks, locking the doors. A… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Terror in Northern California town as…

A gunman's deadly rampage through rural Rancho Tehama on Tuesday was stopped when police rammed his vehicle and exchanged shots in a fierce gun battle, authorities said. "The suspect was actually shooting at the police vehicle, back at them, the… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Virginia becomes first to mandate computer…

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia has become the first state to adopt mandatory standards for computer-science education. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2zLOnqh ) that the state Board of Education unanimously approved the new standards this week. Board member Anne Holton supported… Read full article at The Washington Post