NATIONAL: ‘Read me!’: Students race to craft…

Find a telling anecdote about your 17 years on this planet. Examine your values, goals, achievements and perhaps even failures to gain insight into the essential you. Then weave it together in a punchy essay of 650 or fewer words… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Trump Announces Another Education Department Nominee

President Donald Trump has tapped Douglas Webster, the current director of risk management at the U.S. Agency of International Development, to be the chief financial officer at the U.S. Department of Education. The CFO is generally a managerial position, not… Read full article at Education Week

You don’t have to be afraid…

As Halloween rises in prominence and ghosts appear to take a back seat to blood and gore, some may wonder whether there are any family-friendly haunts left in the Inland region for the kids. The answer? Yes. There are concerts,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

New CVUSD board member, Neftali Galarza,…

A new Coachella Valley Unified School District board member has been appointed to replace former trustee Frank Becerra, who was forced to resign after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge for filing false election paperwork. Neftali Galarza, 23, will replace… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Desert Hot Springs Middle School band…

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - Bianca Rae went to Desert Springs Middle School to present Mr. Mundy Viar's band class with the October One Class At A Time award. "It's an elective. They sign up for band. Read full article at KESQ News

Moreno Valley’s mayor accused of blocking…

Ian McPherson and his classmates wanted to have a say in politics when they formed the Valley View High School Progressives Club in May. Concerned about the state of national politics under President Donald Trump, the dozen students at Valley… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: DeVos may only partly forgive loans…

The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit-colleges, The Associated Press has learned, abandoning the Obama administration's policy of fully erasing that debt. Under President Barack Obama, tens of thousands of students deceived… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Thumbs up: Coachella Valley students get…

The desert region now has a louder voice making the case for its students. For the first time, a Coachella Valley resident has been elevated to the California School Boards Association. Wendy Jonathan, a member of the Desert Sands Unified… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Edison International scholarships available to high…

ROSEMEAD – High school seniors whose dreams are to make a difference in the world by majoring in science, technology, engineering or math are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars program. Edison International, the parent company… Read full article at The Valley News

Ramona Elementary School staff creates The…

HEMET – Staff members at Ramona Elementary School are dedicated to supporting not only the students they serve, but their families as well. In an effort to build relationships with families and provide a need to families that may be… Read full article at The Valley News