bus driver with board trustees

Beaumont school bus driver recognized for…

Beaumont trustees honored district school bus driver Jody Jermeay for saving a toddler’s life while picking up students on her route on Jan. 14. Jermeay, 53, of Banning, has been a school bus driver for Beaumont Unified for 20 years.… Read full article at Record Gazette

winning science project

Nicolet Middle School announces science fair…

The sounds of screaming vacuum cleaners seem to be irritating to cats, yet classical music seems to soothe them. Heat appears to be a better means to dry something, compared to simply letting air flow over it, since “warmer temperatures… Read full article at Record Gazette

Corona del Mar High

STATE: Applicants should come clean about cheating…

The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Calif. ranks 6th in US on…

SAN FRANCISCO -- California often ranks near the bottom of national measures of education quality and student achievement, but a new report puts the state ahead of the curve when it comes to the number of public school students enrolling… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

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