Michelle Hansen

Corona: Not guilty pleas in teacher-student…

UPDATES: Hansen on unpaid leave A special-education teacher at Centennial High School in Corona pleaded not guilty Thursday, Sept. 12 to 16 charges stemming from alleged sexual encounters with five male students. Summer Michelle Hansen, 31, who is out of… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Students on a Pass Transit system bus in Beaumont

Students are the bulk of Pass…

The largest number of passengers using the Pass Transit system in Beaumont are students in the Beaumont Unified School District, the city council learned at its Sept. 3 meeting. The city hadn’t had an analysis done of its transit services… Read full article at Record Gazette

Heritage High School student practices showing her pig

Menifee: Students take first home-bred pigs…

For the first time, Heritage High School students are taking pigs they bred themselves to the Southern California Fair. Last December, students in the agriculture program artificially inseminated several sows, and 114 days later the school's first litter of home-bred… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Lake Elsinore: Suit citing risqué school…

An assistant principal’s lawsuit that took Lake Elsinore school district officials to task for showing raunchy videos and wearing a hat adorned with plastic genitalia has been settled for $175,000, records show. District officials, who agreed to the settlement in… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palm Springs High School student on her cellphone

Palm Springs Unified board softens electronic-device…

PALM SPRINGS — Younger students are now allowed to bring cellphones to schools in the Palm Springs Unified School District, and all students are allowed to bring laptops and tablets. The school board voted earlier this week to soften its… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Glen Cullors

Custodian is a hero at Hoffer…

Glen Cullors is an unassuming man. Simple in philosophy. Calm. Leaning against a railing at Hoffer Elementary School, the long-time custodian waits patiently to start his workday, as students ending their day line up to leave. Many — many —… Read full article at Record Gazette

Teacher Eris Hereford at Hans Christensen Middle School in Menifee

Menifee: District tries new program to…

A new way to modify student behavior, pioneered at Hans Christensen Middle School, is being implemented in most Menifee Union School District sites this year. The “Positive Behavior Intervention and Support” program — called PBIS — replaces the age-old rewards… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Schools chief in talks with Santa…

Riverside Unified schools Superintendent Rick Miller is in negotiations to take the top post at the Santa Ana Unified district, officials confirmed Tuesday, Sept. 10. Miller met with Riverside school board members behind closed doors for two hours Tuesday. He… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula: College and Vocational fair set

The 5th annual Temecula Valley College and Vocational Invitational will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Temecula’s Promenade Mall. Admissions representatives from over 175 colleges, universities and vocational schools will be in attendance.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside: Two students win scholarships

Two La Sierra High School students are among the seniors from 28 high schools across California to receive $2,000 scholarships from investment bank De La Rosa & Co. in this year’s Fabric of Society essay competition. Seniors from participating public… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise