donated plane

Coachella Valley students being offered a…

THERMAL — Local high school students interested in learning to fly are invited to apply for the Coachella Valley Youth Aviation Education Program’s summer camp, scheduled for June 22-29 at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport in Thermal. There is no… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Brian Schafer

Jurupa Valley: School trustees stick with…

The Jurupa Unified School District board of education voted Monday, June 3, to redraw the boundaries of the district‘s five trustee areas to make the populations more evenly balanced. But trustees opted to retain the district’s election method in which… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: Common-Core Online Practice Tests Unveiled

Students, parents, and teachers who are anxious or merely curious about the coming online assessments matched to the Common Core State Standards will now have the opportunity to go through a test run of sorts. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium,… Read full article at Education Week

Lori Fox

Riverside County Teachers of the Year…

A second-grade teacher in San Jacinto and a first-grade teacher in Corona are Riverside County Teachers of the Year. Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Kenneth Young on Tuesday, May 28, made the final surprise classroom visit to announce the remaining… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Banning USD offices

Banning: Applications due June 11 for…

Banning Unified School District trustees want to fill a board vacancy by appointment and have established a timetable with a June 11 application deadline and interviews and appointment set for a June 20 meeting. The provisional appointee will replace Trustee… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

graduation at the Diamond

Graduations: High schools grapple with crowds…

High school graduates’ walk across that stage is a moment to celebrate – for them, their parents and often extended families. Packing those relatives into the typical high school stadium forces most Inland schools to do something about the crowds,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Mckenna Wade

Great Oak junior is top volunteer

Great Oak High School junior Mckenna Wade grew up in a military family. Her father, William Wade, recently retired after serving 24 years in the Marine Corps. The 17-year-old Fallbrook resident has always known the meaning of teamwork. “In the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley crossing guard John H. Brown

Crossing guards worried over jobs

Long before Creekside Elementary dismissed its students for the Memorial Day weekend, John H. Brown stood at a corner on Heacock Street in full crossing guard regalia. Decked in a fluorescentgreen vest, Brown nodded to parents and offered cordial greetings… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Vincent Martinez with photograph

Student project honors Cesar Chavez

In April, sixth-graders at Riverside’s Madison Elementary School got an assignment unlike any other. They were told to incorporate the 10 core values of Cesar Chavez, an American farm worker and civil rights leader, into original poems and photographs. About… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise