Jessica Pack, Katee Dean & Cindy Martinez

DIGICOM is training teachers to redefine…

The school year just ended, but some local teachers are already back in the classroom. For the past two weeks, educators from throughout the Coachella Valley have participated in the professional development opportunity offered by DIGICOM Learning, which hopes to… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Soboba Tribal school promoting kindergartners

Soboba Tribal preschool promotes students

Staff and students at Soboba Tribal Preschool have been busy preparing for two important ceremonies as 19 kindergartners graduated from the program on June 14 and 32 preschoolers were deemed ready for kindergarten on June 15. Thursday’s kindergarten ceremony began… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Mountain View Alternative & Mountain Heights graduates

Combined Class of 2018 graduates look…

Smaller high schools aren’t usually associated with big events. But on Wednesday June 6, the graduates of Mountain View Alternative High School, Mountain Heights Academy, and San Jacinto Adult School came together to celebrate their commencement in the biggest way.… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

San Jacinto High Graduation

Tigers graduating class tops 500

For four years, they’ve embraced the highs and lows of high school together. For four years, to the chagrin of Bulldog Country, they’ve held onto the victory bell. For four years, they’ve worked towards and thought about this moment. On… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Free tuition program at College of…

PALM DESERT, Calif.- - A program offering free tuition for Coachella Valley kids to attend College of the Desert campuses has been extended to include students graduating in 2019, the college announced today. The plEDGE program was launched in the… Read full article at KESQ News

Appeal rejected for Desert Hot Springs…

An appeals court today upheld the conviction of a former school aide accused of arranging a child pornography ring out of his Desert Hot Springs home, in which three underage boys were abused. John David Yoder, 47, was convicted in… Read full article at KESQ News

MSJC reaffirms transfer agreement with California…

SAN JACINTO – Mt. San Jacinto College and California Baptist University's Online and Professional Studies reaffirmed a transfer agreement May 7, that increases students' access to higher education and supports student success. The agreement means that MSJC students who enroll… Read full article at The Valley News

Winners of the Jamil Dada Character Excellence Youth Awards

Ten Riverside County youths honored for…

Imagine graduating from high school, completing two years of college, and then moving to the United States to continue your education — only to learn your diploma didn’t meet the requirements. For Flo Co, that was reality. The 20-year-old Murrieta… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

future-teacher scholarship winners

Hemet, San Jacinto students receive future-teacher…

Each year, Division 33 of California Retired Teachers Association awards $1,000 future-teacher scholarships to seniors from Hemet and San Jacinto high schools. This year, for the first time, all the scholarship recipients are female. They are Mariah Celis of Alessandro… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Discipline reform gets boost in California…

Tucked inside last week’s state budget deal was some good news for California’s school discipline reform advocates — an additional $15 million for tackling issues such as bullying and trauma students have experienced, and training teachers and administrators in alternatives… Read full article at EdSource