Pamela Clute

Schools focus on science, math fields

The fastest-growing career fields require education in science, technology, engineering or math, so Inland school districts are bumping up those classes or starting academies to delve more deeply into the topics. “Almost every district is starting a STEM school or… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: Financial Crisis Amplifies Education’s Value

LONDON — The global financial crisis has amplified the value of a good education, according to a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. “The people who really paid the price for the financial crisis are those without… Read full article at The New York Times

Christina Zepeda teaches her students

Jurupa Valley: Schools wonder where students…

The Jurupa school board is set to hear a report on expected residential growth in Jurupa Valley – growth that officials hope will reverse an eight-year period in which the district lost more than 1,500 students. That translates into the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Michael Roe

Riverside: School district hires two principals

Riverside schools are poised to hire new principals to lead Poly High School and the Educational Options Center. Michael Roe is leaving Tahquitz High School in Hemet to lead Poly, where former Principal Wade Coe was demoted to a teaching… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Kirsten Wilshire

Temecula: Wilshire named student of the…

Kirsten Wilshire was blown away when she learned she was named Student of the Year. “It was absolutely fantastic,” Wilshire said. “I felt like all these years of hard work were finally paying off, they meant something and people had… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Val Verde High School honorees

Region: Inland students recognized at media…

The California Student Media Festival, in its 47th year of honoring student media creations, held its annual awards ceremony June15 at The Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood. The festival is the nation’s oldest student media festival and exists to celebrate… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Teacher uses digital oscilloscope

Physics teachers attend summer workshops

For the sixth year in a row, the Physics and Astronomy department at UC Riverside has held a weeklong Summer Physics Academy for local high school physics teachers. The workshops, which ran from June 24-28, trained high school teachers with… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Marvin Goldstein and Vanessa Joy

Schools prepare to spend needed cash

After years of slashing budgets, Inland districts finally will receive money to restore some of the cuts next year. They want to end furlough days for students and teachers, restore music and middle school sports, shrink swollen class sizes, and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Carolina Crown's practicing

Banning High hosts reputed Carolina Crown…

Spread out over several athletic fields — sans the pristine uniforms that usually complement their performances — an internationally respected corps of drummers, brass players and color guard performers practiced their award-winning show in the grueling Southern California desert heat.… Read full article at The Record Gazette

Wellwood Center in Beaumont

School board gives charter school its…

Beaumont school board members approved the official opening of the Highland Academy, a charter school that will be affiliated with the Beaumont Unified School District, durng Tuesday’s board meeting. This will be the first school chartered by the school district.… Read full article at The Record Gazette