Desert Sands sets grading rules and…

Amid continuing COVID-19 restrictions, Desert Sands Unified School District board members met Tuesday evening and announced plans for virtual graduation ceremonies, guidelines for grading during distance learning and how summer school will be held online. Following the cancellation of all… Read full article at The Desert Sun

USC sued over refunds of campus…

LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles federal court alleges that USC is profiting from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by refusing to refund unused portions of students’ spring semester fees. The proposed class-action complaint filed Tuesday names USC… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

New campus sexual assault rules bolster…

By COLLIN BINKLEY The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday finalized campus sexual assault rules that bolster the rights of the accused, reduce legal liabilities for schools and colleges, and narrow the scope of cases schools will be required to investigate.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

San Jacinto Unified to hire new…

The San Jacinto Unified School District will soon have a new superintendent. On Friday, May 1, Nuview Union School District Superintendent David Pyle accepted the school board’s offer to lead the 11,568-student San Jacinto district. The board will vote to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Paloma’s Pierfax, Woodley named to All-State…

Guard Mya Pierfax and forward Sydney Woodley of the Paloma Valley High School girls basketball team were named to the All-State Division III team by Cal-Hi Sports. This is the latest honor for members of the Wildcats, who compiled a… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Coronavirus: Coachella, CVUSD to provide 3,000…

The city of Coachella and the Coachella Valley Unified School District will purchase 3,000 personal wireless hotspots that will be placed in homes in that city and the surrounding area to ensure all students have internet access while schools continue… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Curtain call: Riverside’s Encore charter high…

Riverside’s Encore Junior and High School for the Arts got a last-minute stay of execution in March. But the novel coronavirus is finishing off the charter school. On Thursday, April 30, the charter school’s governing board voted to close Encore… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Local high school baseball players commit…

A few local high school baseball players are headed to play at College of the Desert. New head coach Sam DiMatteo and his staff have been focused on recruiting now that they have some extra time. DiMatteo was hired right… Read full article at KESQ News

What Inland Empire university life may…

Exactly what classes will look like at Inland Empire universities and colleges this fall is fuzzy. But part of the picture is coming into focus. Several universities say they plan to bring students back to campus for instruction, though with… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Why is Orange County’s coronavirus death…

In the grim accounting of a pandemic that has killed more than 2,100 Californians, epidemiologists and sociologists are both clapping their hands and scratching their heads over the relatively low number of COVID-19 deaths so far in Orange County. Researchers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise