Desert Sands Unified School District Adds…

The nation is still in shock of the recent mass shootings that happened just a little over a week ago and now, the Coachella Valley school districts are doing something to potentially prevent another. As it stands, teachers and faculty… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

New Ethnic Studies Curriculum Is Getting…

Last year, California Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) introduced a bill that would mandate high school students to take ethnic studies as a requirement for graduation. That bill was vetoed under former Gov. Jerry brown, but a new draft is on… Read full article at KPCC

More than 950 backpacks given away…

THERMAL, Calif. - The Narrow Door hosted its fourth annual backpack giveaway in Thermal at the Mountain View Estates on Saturday. According to organizers, at least a thousand people came through the event, picking up school supplies, grabbing books, getting… Read full article at KESQ News

Jump start to school year for…

Banning Unified School District welcomed back 600 teachers and support staff on Monday with donuts, cheerleaders and a marching band, reminiscent of a high school pep rally. After last school year’s abysmal start that began with a three-day teacher strike,… Read full article at Record Gazette

MVMS WEB Program

MVMS’ WEB program welcomes 6th graders…

Energy was high on Menifee Valley Middle School’s campus on Aug. 2 as the school’s WEB program welcomed the incoming 6th graders onto campus. WEB, standing for “Where Everybody Belongs,” is a transition program designed to help 6th graders adjust… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Silvia Paz, Alianza executive director, is…

The leader of a Coachella nonprofit has been named one of six finalists for the NGen Leadership Award, a national honor for individuals who have "demonstrated transformative social impact through collaborative leadership." Silvia Paz, executive director of Alianza, is among… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Banning Unified School District is seeking…

The candidate is required to be both — a parent or guardian of a child enrolled within the district, and active in a parent-teacher organization. The purpose of the committee is to inform the public at least annually in a… Read full article at Record Gazette

Thermal school teacher arrested for child…

INDIO, Calif.- - A Thermal middle school teacher accused of child sexual abuse pleaded not guilty in Indio court Friday. 50-year-old Marco Antonio Cardenas was booked several felony charges related to sexual assault on Wednesday. News Channel 3 has confirmed… Read full article at KESQ News

Corona actress pursues new territory in…

Growing up in Lytle Creek was a formative experience for Paris Langle. She referred to the small, remote community in the San Bernardino National Forest as magically weird and wonderful. “It was nearly fictional, in a lot of quirky ways,”… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise