West Valley High becomes IB candidate…

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, West Valley High School staff hosted a meeting for parents to inform them that West Valley is working to become an International Baccalaureate (IB) school. The IB program has officially accepted West Valley as a candidate… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

San Bernardino school officials meet with…

San Bernardino school district officials are meeting with parents Thursday after the discovery of a letter containing a racial slur directed at a black principal. The anonymous letter, directed at Lankershim Elementary School Principal Crecia Robinson, was placed in a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

young girl sprays water from a hose as firefighter helps another student do the same

Students Have Fun Learning Fire Safety

"Alright alarms off, now what do you guys do? Stay low. Check that door for heat guys. Ah, it’s too hot now what do we do now? Out the window right?” says a firefighter to students who are inside a… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

Air monitors registered toxic pollution at…

Neighbors of Seeley Elementary School might have been breathing toxic amounts of dust for weeks during the summer, based on the readings of an air monitor put up at the school by a nonprofit. Despite the sky-high measurements — more… Read full article at The Desert Sun

If you’re a kid being bullied…

A mental health center has launched a 24-hour hotline and web page to help kids who are being bullied and their parents in five Southern California counties — Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura. Counselors who speak English… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Trolley Dances Riverside to let guests…

Dancers will spring to life in several public spaces in Riverside on Saturday, Oct. 13, as audience members travel by trolley from site to site to watch. Trolley Dances Riverside is marking its fifth annual production. The program gives choreographers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Here’s how Riverside County and California…

California students did slightly better in English and math on this year’s state test than they did last year, state education officials announced Tuesday morning, Oct. 2. In the state, 49.88 percent of students met or exceeded the English Language… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Gov. Brown rejects ethnic studies bill,…

Concerns about high school students being overwhelmed by homework, tests and graduation requirements led Gov. Jerry Brown to veto a bill allowing some schools districts to require ethnic studies classes. The legislation, AB 2772, would have set up a three-year… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise