Here’s how McCallum Theatre Education gives…

Sophia Medina-Ynclan first saw "The Pianist of Willesden Lane," a show about a young Jewish musician set in the Holocaust, last year in the fourth grade. This year, each student in her class at Franklin Elementary School was asked to… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Murrieta Valley Unified School District forced…

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District held a public hearing, Oct. 26, to discuss switching their election system from “at- large” to “by trustee districts.” In accordance to the switch, the special board of education met for their first California… Read full article at The Valley News

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Menifee pays tribute to veterans during…

The largest crowd yet for a City of Menifee Veterans Day celebration attended the first nighttime observance of the national holiday Friday, honoring military veterans both locally and across the country. More than 200 residents gathered next to the city's… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Beaumont students invited to enjoy Redlands…

Fourth- and fifth-graders from Beaumont, Redlands and Yucaipa schools were treated to the music of “Scheherazade” and the story behind the Russian composition during an OrKIDstra concert the morning of Nov. 2 in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel. The… Read full article at Record Gazette

Price and Smith win Banning school…

Two candidates backed by the Banning Teachers Association won decisively on Tuesday in the race for open seats on the board of trustees. Anne Price, who helped revitalize the Banning Pass Little League along with her husband, Planning Commissioner Jim… Read full article at Record Gazette

Young Dinosaurs encouraged to dine on…

Cabazon Elementary students were encouraged Monday to eat like most of the creatures their mascot depicts. Most dinosaurs were vegetarians. Don’t be like that Tyrannosaurus rex with the terrifying teeth across the freeway. The T-rex was a voracious carnivore, but… Read full article at Record Gazette

This Group Wants to Be the…

Can $9.4 million solve teacher shortages in a state? A new California organization plans to find out. The California Center on Teaching Careers, which launched in October with a $9.4 million budget, is charged by state lawmakers to deliver millions… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: Santa Monica school leader voted on…

A Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District board member has been casting votes that benefited construction management and financial advisory companies without disclosing that her husband does business with those firms, school board records as well as sworn testimony show. Maria… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Southern California school embezzle draws prison…

LOS ANGELES - An accounting clerk at a Southern California high school and her daughter have both been sentenced to prison for embezzling $189,000 from a school bank account. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says 62-year-old Juanita Boranian… Read full article at Merced Sun Star