IE Regional Science Olympiads

Regional Science Olympiad event set

More than 1,000 students from middle and high schools in Riverside and San Bernardino counties will converge at UC Riverside on Saturday, Feb. 23, for the Inland Empire Regional Science Olympiad. The competition will he held from 8 a.m. to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

King High We the People Team

King High competes in We the…

The Martin Luther King We The People team competed in the 26th annual State Finals on Feb. 8 and 9 in Bakersfield. The competition showcased the nine high school regional winners from throughout California vying for a shot at the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hayman Elementary

Officials studying options for closed school

Lake Elsinore Unified School District officials are moving forward to craft a plan for one of the district's three surplus properties. On Thursday, the governing board approved a feasibility study to explore land development and entitlement options at Jean Hayman… Read full article at The Californian

NATIONAL: Report suggests broadly expanding federal K-12…

In a sweeping vision to broaden educational opportunity, a panel of national education leaders has recommended boosting teacher pay and training, widening access to preschool and adding an unprecedented level of federal involvement in schools. Among the reasons cited by… Read full article at source

Deputy Superintendent Mike Fine

16.4 teacher pink slips in district…

Riverside Unified School District doesn’t expect to have to lay off teachers because of generalized budget reductions, but some may get pink slips anyway. Deputy Superintendent Mike Fine presented preliminary plans for staff cuts — the equivalent of 16.4 full-time… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

ice hockey game

Temecula girl sets sights on Olympics…

A Temecula girl bucked the trend and is on her way to ice hockey heights after falling in love with the sport as a young child. Talia Route watched from afar as her big brother swatted pucks and skated toward… Read full article at SWRNN

STATE: Gov. Jerry Brown releases funding data…

Gov. Jerry Brown's Department of Finance released a long-awaited table today that shows how each K-12 district fares in his new plan to direct more money to schools with low-income students and English learners. The table can be seen here.… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

Students in a Spanish III class at Arlington High

Riverside: Report shows how prepared students…

Half of the Class of 2012 at Arlington and Poly high schools in Riverside took all the classes needed for university admissions, the school board learned Tuesday, Feb. 19. But only 33 percent of Arlington students and 32 percent of… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

student reading health book

Board nixes health, geography requirements

Geography and health are no longer required to graduate from high school in the Temecula Valley Unified School District. The school board approved a proposal to eliminate the two courses from graduation requirements with a 3-2 vote at a meeting… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

petroglyph

Lake Elsinore teacher wants his students…

Lake Elsinore teacher Steve Freers, 57, wants his students to not only learn to analyze and synthesize information, but also to understand the practical applications for each topic. As a chemistry instructor in Temescal Canyon High School’s International Baccalaureate program,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise