Jack Scott

Completion Counts efforts becoming norm

Riverside’s efforts begun with a three-year grant to boost college graduation rates are becoming the normal way schools in the city and RCC operate, officials said Thursday, Nov. 8. Cindy Taylor, director of Completion Counts, addressed representatives of other cities… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Wade Coe with Poly High School students

Riverside: Students threaten food fight over…

Students’ arguments over the presidential election escalated into a food fight that cut lunch short by 10 minutes Thursday at Poly High School. Students’ disagreements over the election led to arguments on Twitter and a call for a massive food… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jeanie Corral

Lake Elsinore: School trustee Jeanie Corral…

Trustee Jeanie Corral was lauded Thursday, Nov. 8, for her commitment to and compassion for the students and staff of the Lake Unified School District during 24 years of service on the school board. “Lake Elsinore has been her family,”… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Candy for Sandy victims

In the midst of preparing for an annual night of chills and thrills, thousands of children got a fright that went beyond anything Halloween could deliver when Superstorm Sandy, dubbed “Frankenstorm,” tore through the East Coast last week. Students at… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Jerseys bridge gap to create new…

(Journalism students from La Quinta High School post stories to digitalnatives.net/lqhs on a regular basis. This was published Nov. 2.) A few weeks ago, the varsity football team gave special education students matching jerseys. The students that received the jerseys… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Lisa DeForest

Local Election Results: Positive outcome for…

One newcomer and two incumbents will be filling the three open seats on the Hemet Unified School District governing board. Lisa DeForest, Marilyn Forst, and Jim Smith beat out John Graham and Boyd Roberts for the open slots. This term… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Jona Hazlett

Education: Most Inland school bond measure…

Local support and communication are credited for voters’ approval of school bonds in eight of the nine school districts in Riverside and San Bernardino counties that had them on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, ballot. Only the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Teachers saluted for classroom efforts

CATHEDRAL CITY — The Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce presented 11 Palm Springs Unified School District teachers on Wednesday with Red Apple Awards. More than 50 community members, business owners and school officials gathered at the Doral Desert Princess Resort… Read full article at source

Barbara Muir

Murrieta: Margi Wray loses school board…

Incumbent Margi Wray has lost her bid for re-election to the Murrieta Valley Unified school board, unofficial election results posted Wednesday, Nov. 8 show. Challenger Barbara Muir, a retired teacher, is set to replace Wray on the five-member board. However,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Governor’s bet pays off for Coachella…

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state’s perpetual budget deficits and to raise taxes to do it only if voters agreed. Brown… Read full article at The Desert Sun