Ramona High pianist wins scholarship, will…

Oftentimes it takes up to a decade of practice to master a craft, but some people display talent even after a few short years of practice. Such is the case with Ramona High student and pianist Daniel Molina, who on… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

CSUSB Fourth Annual Founder’s Society Dinner

The Fourth Annual Founder's Society Dinner, held Dec. 4, 2017 at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, celebrated and acknowledged CSUSB Palm Desert Campus founders, donors and community partners. Medals of merit were awarded to those who donated $250,000 and… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Olive Crest Desert Communities raises $190,000…

Olive Crest Desert Communities' major fundraiser, CASINO ROYALE 'GOING ALL IN FOR OUR KIDS' was the place to be with over 200 elegantly dressed guests in black tie supporting this worthwhile nonprofit. This sold out event was not only a… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Variety of the Desert rolls out…

Do you remember your first bicycle? I remember the pink one I was given for my 9th birthday. What a thrill to finally have my own transportation. Many people at the 22nd annual Variety of the Desert bike giveaway at… Read full article at The Desert Sun

STATE: Santa Monica school district’s conflict of…

A Santa Monica school district's conflict of interest investigation has grown to include three of the board's seven members, a school district official confirmed Friday. The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District's probe initially focused on Maria Leon-Vazquez, whose husband worked… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Education Under The Tax Bill, For-Profit…

Before you head out to celebrate the holidays and welcome the new year, here is our last weekly roundup of 2017. Education under the new tax bill Graduate students can breathe easier after learning that tuition waivers will remain tax-free,… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Dozens more selective colleges join pledge…

Dozens more selective colleges and universities have joined a pact to recruit more students from low-to-moderate income families, nearly tripling the total that launched the effort a year ago. The American Talent Initiative, as it’s known, set a goal last… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: As poverty rises, one Maryland school…

The number of students living in poverty has been rising in the Washington suburbs, and leaders in Montgomery County’s high-performing school system have looked for ways to boost their academic success. One idea that has sparked growing interest: more days… Read full article at The Washington Post

‘TMS Cares’ collects 2,500 donated food…

Students at Temecula Middle School collected nearly 2,500 food items in a monthlong food drive from early November to Dec. 1. The food drive aimed to feed Temecula’s homeless, seniors on fixed incomes and others who have difficulty purchasing food… Read full article at The Valley News

NATIONAL: Education Department launches probe of Fairfax…

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating a Fairfax County school’s handling of sexual harassment allegations against a former coach of the girls’ basketball team. A parent of one of the players filed a complaint with the Department of Education… Read full article at The Washington Post