Centennial teacher accused in sex case

A 31-year-old Corona high school special education teacher was arrested on suspicion of having sex with at least one student on school grounds, police say. Summer Michelle Hansen was apprehended for investigation of engaging in unlawful sex with a minor… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Diego Aguilar of Lake Elsinore

Lakeside valedictorian awarded scholarship

Diego Aguilar, of Lake Elsinore, has been named a President’s Scholar with the 2013 incoming freshman class at Cal State Long Beach. As such, he has been awarded a full, four-year scholarship from the university worth about $70,000. Aguilar, a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Blue Star Mom group

Corona-Norco school district opens alumni Wall…

A ribbon-cutting ceremony officially launched the Corona-Norco Unified School District’s new Wall of Honor program. The ceremony was held Tuesday, June 18 in the lobby of the district office where the Wall of Honor is located. An electronic touch screen… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

winners of speech tournament

Forensics speech, debate tournament held

The Friends of Riverside Community College District Forensics held the annual Dr. Dina Stallings High School Forensics Speech and Debate Tournament on May 11. Over 40 students from six Riverside County High Schools participated at the tournament at Riverside Community… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Students at Norte Vista High Schoo

Riverside: Education grant runs out, but…

All students from Riverside’s high schools are being better prepared for the college or university they attend or the career they start, partners of Completion Counts say. The $3 million, three-year, grant from the Gates Foundation to raise high school… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Murrieta Valley USD announces new administrative…

Murrieta Valley Unified School District Superintendent Pat Kelley announced today that Murrieta Mesa Principal Mary Walters has been promoted and she will move to the District Support Center to serve as the district’s Director of Student Support. Walters will replace… Read full article at SWRNN

attorney William Trejo

Despite concerns from some community members,…

Despite concerns over his credibility expressed by some community members, a contract was approved for Banning’s superintendent of schools, Robert Guillen, that is expected to save the school district close to $335,000. During the June 13 Banning school board meeting… Read full article at Record Gazette

valley children at lunch table

Free lunch program for kids in…

BLYTHE - Palo Verde Unified School District's Summer Food Service Program is in full swing in the Palo Verde High School cafeteria, 667 N. Lovekin Blvd. Lunch is being provided to all children, 18 and under, for free. Acceptance and… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Michael Craddock, a computer science teacher

NATIONAL: Computer Coding Lessons Expanding for K-12…

South Hills High School teacher Saleta Thomas bills her class as a digital game-design program for students. But once students opt to take the class, they start learning computer coding through basic programs like Alice, then move on to Flash,… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Online Providers Find a Market in…

While accountability demands and economic pressures sparked educators' drive to bring dropouts back to school, those efforts are largely being powered by online and hybrid credit-recovery programs. But the advent of such innovations also gives some industry experts and educators… Read full article at Education Week