Temecula: Teens share seminar experience

The Temecula Valley Woman’s Club sponsored six sophomores from local high schools to attend the three-day Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held in June at Chapman College. The annnual event brings together student ambassadors from across Southern California for a… Read full article at The Californian

Indio High work bids $8M overbudget

Plans for the rebuild of Indio High School will need to be scaled back slightly after bids for the first phase came in $8 million over budget. The district identified about $2 million to $3 million in changes to the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

New $30M school is named ‘Bella…

Desert Hot Springs’ newest primary school will be named Bella Vista Elementary. The Palm Springs Unified School District board of education officially approved the name in a 5-0 vote Tuesday. The name was suggested by a first-grader at Edward Wenzlaff… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Education prize eludes Corona-Norco district

Pairs of eyes peered through the dark Corona High School auditorium at a projector screen hanging above a stage flanked by flags and plastic plants. About 60 Corona-Norco Unified School District teachers and administrators gathered Tuesday morning to watch a… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: Pace of tuition hikes slows at…

Average college tuition again rose faster than inflation this year, but the 4.8% increase at four-year state schools nationwide was the smallest rise in more than a decade, according to a College Board study released Wednesday. The report also emphasized… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Fourth-graders get hooked on books

Things are “Grimm” for fourth-graders at Cole Canyon Elementary, but there is no reason to worry. Students at the Murrieta campus have become enthralled with the “Sisters Grimm” series of books, which center around two young sisters who learn they… Read full article at The Californian

NATIONAL: Debates Push Fate of Education Policies…

As the two presidential campaigns continue to sharpen how they would approach the federal role in education if victorious, advisers to President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney have made it clear that the fate of waivers under the… Read full article at Education Week

Moreno Valley: Candidates speak out at…

Candidates running for Moreno Valley School Board and City Council on Friday, Oct. 19, gathered for a forum held by a Moreno Valley residents' group. About 50 people gathered to hear candidates discuss issues and explain why they are running.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Perris: Voters to consider $153 million…

A $153 million bond measure to improve and expand school facilities in the Perris Union High School District will be on the ballots of voters in Perris, Menifee and surrounding areas Nov. 6. If voters approve Measure T, the money… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Murrieta: Busy schedule for student body…

You can’t blame Casey Joe, a senior at Murrieta Mesa High School, for talking kind of fast. With her ambitious schedule in the classroom and achievements in the community, she hardly has time for a conversation. Casey, 17, sports a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise