Paloma Valley Students with computers

Education: Computers Open New Opportunities

Compared to their giant neighbor to the west, Inland schools got bargain prices to put tablet and small laptop computers into the hands of students. And they’re moving quickly to buy more. Los Angeles schools made national headlines for spending… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Palo Verde USD students in spelling bee

Palo Verde Unified School District Spelling…

BLYTHE - Twenty-three students from Palo Verde Unified School District competed in the annual Spelling Bee Jan. 22 in the Margaret White Elementary School cafeteria. Taking top honors was 8th grader Alex Aguirre from Blythe Middle School (BMS). Second place… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

Vail Ranch Middle School students at TVUSD meeting

Temecula: School boundary changes roil parents

For the first time in a decade, the Temecula Valley Unified School District is undertaking an extensive realignment of school boundaries. Yet the action has stirred up parents, upset that their children may be shifted from current schools without regard… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Terry Lee Marzell

School librarian doubles as author

As a child, Terry Lee Marzell recalls her mom coming home from her waitressing job and emptying her pockets of tip money on the kitchen table. She helped her separate the coins in piles for the rent and other expenses.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jane Elliott

Teacher’s lesson on racism lasting

The day after the April 4, 1968, assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Jane Elliott used the color of her Iowa third-grade students’ eyes to teach them a lesson about racism. The exercise is now immortalized in psychology… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

CVUSD mascot images

Coachella Valley Unified proposes new Arab…

THERMAL — The illustration is of a stoic, strong-jawed man with a neatly trimmed beard and a white headscarf, face half covered in shadow. Gone are the hooked nose, snaggletooth and villainous smile. Is this the new face of the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

David Hansen

Inland, state school suspension rates fall

Fewer students were suspended across the Inland area and California in 2012-13 compared with 2011-12. Almost every Inland school district showed at least a slight drop in suspension rates, which were down 1.3 percentage points in San Bernardino County, 0.5… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Great Oak team award

Great Oak Football Team Receives Top…

Barbara Howard, Director from the Riverside County Office of Education, presented a plaque at the Temecula Valley Unified School District Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 to Coach Robbie Robinson of Great Oak High School and a… Read full article at The Valley News

Sen. Richard Roth

Riverside: School boards group recognizes Roth

The California School Boards Association will give State Sen. Richard Roth, D-Riverside, its 2013 Outstanding Freshman Legislator award. The award for promoting the interests of public schools will be presented at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the Riverside County… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Registration for Romoland schools set

The Romoland School District is registering students for traditional kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten. The two-year Transitional Kindergarten program starts in the 2014-15 school year and is open to students whose fifth birthday falls between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2, 2014.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise