Riverside: Women tell school board about…

Riverside school board President Gayle Cloud said the district will investigate complaints by two women about comments they say Poly High School teacher William “Rusty” Bailey made to students in his government class. Bailey is a Riverside City Councilman running… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Lake Elsinore music teacher receives education…

James Boyer, a Terra Cotta Middle School music teacher, admitted he recently received the Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association award for his willingness to collaborate with and learn from other educators in the field of music education. OK,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet: Ozolins sees the need in…

As a longtime member of Parent Teacher Associations, Margaret Ozolins has seen the need for parent involvement increase as school budgets decrease. “With the downturn in the economy and the continuing cuts in education there has been an increased pressure… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Torlakson to speak at summit

Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, will speak at the 10th annual Riverside County Education Summit and Models of Excellence Recognition Luncheon scheduled for Oct. 25. The summit, presented by Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Young, will be… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Murrieta: Reading event draws parents, students

Coming back to school after hours in your pajamas for an evening of fun is always a hit with students and their families, but Murrieta Elementary School found a way to add an educational boost. While the campus Book Fair… Read full article at The Californian

Hemet: Driver won’t be charged in…

The teenager whose pickup struck eight students in a crosswalk outside Hemet High School in May will not be charged with a crime, the Riverside County district attorney’s office announced Monday, Oct. 15. The California Highway Patrol determined that “certain… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Education: UCR educator to speak at…

Problems affecting almost all people as citizens and consumers involve science, technology, engineering and math. So UC Riverside math professor Pam Clute says education in those fields, dubbed STEM, are more important than ever. “The problems of today are so… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside: School district seeks grant for…

Riverside Unified School District is applying for $30 million in federal money for innovations at a dozen schools. The district hopes to impress the U.S. Department of Education with its innovative ideas to boost students’ learning as the federal government… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley: School board candidates face…

Moreno Valley school board candidates say negotiating the district through tough financial times and increasing parent involvement are among the biggest issues they face heading to the Nov. 6 election. Incumbents Tracey Vackar and Rick Sayre are running against challengers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside: Scientists to offer students advice

More than 200 students will get advice on their science fair projects from working scientists and engineers on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Science Fair Expo will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Riverside County Office of Education,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise