students observe measurement of animal skull

Riverside conference marks 20 years of…

There was talk of electrons, fiber optics and fossils. Discussions also centered on liquid nitrogen, neon gas and matter. For the 20th year, such topics took center stage at the Science & Technology Education Partnership Conference, hosted at the Bourns… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Dr. Judy D. White surprises Brenda Barreras

California names Good Hope Elementary’s Brenda…

A Perris-area kindergarten teacher is among California’s five best. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Friday, Oct. 4, that Brenda Barreras, a kindergarten teacher at Good Hope Elementary School, is one of the five 2020 California Teachers of… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palm Springs school district ordered to…

A Riverside County jury this week awarded $380,000 to a former special education teacher in Palm Springs Unified School District who claimed he was fired in 2014 for reporting a coworker behaving inappropriately with students. The 12-0 verdict was delivered… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Landers man accused of falsely reporting…

A 31-year-old Landers man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of making a bomb threat directed at a Desert Hot Springs elementary school, according to police. Jerrett Tagger III was arrested about 90 minutes after kitchen staff at Cabot Yerxa Elementary… Read full article at The Desert Sun

girl reading book

Freedom Crest students enjoy first year…

Adjusting to new environments with different rules and guidelines is never an easy task. That's especially true when you’re 5 years old and those rules come in the form of brand new schools, peers, and teachers in the form of… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

New health report for California shows…

A new national report focusing on women’s and children’s health has found a 34% increase in teen suicides among California youth between the ages of 15 and 19 over the past three years — significantly higher than the national increase… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

group of students walking in crosswalk

Thousands of students from more than…

About 425 elementary students walked a half-dozen blocks with teachers, an administrator, city officials and 64 parents from a Perris park to their school Wednesday, Oct. 2, in honor of International Walk to School Day. “It was pretty amazing,” said… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Fourth sex abuse lawsuit filed against…

A fourth lawsuit has been filed alleging top officials at Liberty Elementary School in Riverside failed to alert police to allegations of molestation by former technology aide Fernando Figueroa, which allowed him to continue preying on students. The lawsuit, filed… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

2 boys accused of assaulting Moreno…

The two boys arrested in what investigators called a fatal attack on a 13-year-old student at Landmark Middle School in Moreno Valley last month have been charged with voluntary manslaughter, the District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. The Juvenile Court petitions… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Diego, boy who died after Landmark…

Youth football players will be taking the field the rest of this season in memory of a Moreno Valley middle school student who died after being assaulted by two fellow students last month. The majority of the Inland Empire Hornets,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise