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

Superintendent Darryl Adams

Coachella Valley Unified School District planning…

THERMAL — While school districts throughout California prepare to increase spending for the first time in years, the Coachella Valley Unified School District will lay off at least 51 teachers and nine counselors in an effort to balance lopsided finances.… Read full article at The Desert Sun

students with kitted goods

Hemet: Charitable project warms students and…

Students at Acacia Middle School have extended a holiday project into an everyday event. Angelica Escalera, a paraeducator at the Hemet school for 10 years, introduced youngsters in the special programs classes to knitting. It turned out that making hats… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet’s high schools name valedictorians

High schools from the Hemet Unified School District have announced their valedictorians and salutatorians for the class of 2014. The district selects the top graduating seniors based on a formula where the student’s grade point average and SAT scores are… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

district worker vacuuming

Desert Sands school district offers classified…

LA QUINTA — After several years of dwindling salaries, the Desert Sands Unified School District has offered a 5 percent raise and an $800 bonus to about 1,000 custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers and other classified employees. The pay raise,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Jurupa USD building

Jurupa Valley: School district adds parent…

The Jurupa Unified School District has added two 7 p.m. sessions to the list of meetings being held this month at every school campus to gather input from parents. The meetings are part of the district’s effort to develop a… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise