Jason Stubbs

Charges filed in student sex case

A former Eastvale substitute teacher has been charged with three felonies of having sex with a 17-year-old student. Riverside County prosecutors filed the charges in December against Jason Stubbs, 27, of Corona, after a fourmonth investigation into his relationship with… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palo Verde USD building

School board denies charter school petition

BLYTHE - Palo Verde Unified School District (PVUSD) Board of Trustees unanimously denied the petition for Desert Oasis Charter School during a Dec. 23 special meeting. According to PVUSD Superintendent Dr. Mike Davitt, reasons for the denial include: The petition… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Agency workers sort through stacks of mail with petitions

STATE: California transgender student law could quickly…

A first-of-its-kind California law on transgender students goes into effect Wednesday, but its authority could end in a week if state officials find that enough registered voters want to challenge it in November. State officials are scheduled to report on… Read full article at source

Donna Johnston

Community comes first for trustee

As Jurupa Valley resident Donna Johnston neared her retirement last summer as an aide to county Supervisor John Tavaglione, she considered her future. “I don’t want to sit home and watch television all day long,” Johnston said she told herself.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Michael Thomas

Community in shock over Palm Desert…

Two days before Christmas, a crowd of party-goers piled up outside a gated neighborhood in Indio, unable to enter. These were old friends, many of whom had met at Palm Desert High School decades before. Their host, Jill Thomas Grant,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Perris Middle School students work on Chromebooks during lunch break

NATIONAL: As schools give students computers, price…

The Perris Union High School District is paying $344 apiece for a Chromebook for every student. Nearby, Riverside Unified purchased a variety of devices, including the Kindle Fire and iPad Mini, for as low as $150 each. In San Diego… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Riverside: Basic mediation classes offered

Community Action Partnership of Riverside County’s Dispute Resolution Center will be conducting basic mediation classes on January 4,11 and 18, 2014. The location is CAP Riverside, 2038 Iowa Avenue, Suite B-102, in Riverside. The Dispute Resolution Center provides mediation services… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jurupa Valley High School sign

Jurupa schools to host funding meetings

Jurupa schools will usher in 2014 by hosting parent meetings at every campus to get suggestions on how to spend additional state funds they will receive to help disadvantaged students. The first meeting will be at Jurupa Valley High School… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Nuview Bridge Early College High School students

Nuview Bridge school wins ‘Get Schooled’…

Students at Nuview Bridge Early College High School in Nuevo are ahead of the game when it comes to college preparation. Nuview Bridge students, many of whom already take college courses while attending the college prep high school, proved their… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise