STATE: Controller seeks pay data from all…

State Controller John Chiang has asked every public school district in the state to provide salary and benefit information for all employees and elected officials so that it can be posted on the Web and shared with the public. Chiang… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

Indio High School

Indio High School TB testing: Second…

INDIO — About 120 Indio High School students and some staff members had a second round of testing for tuberculosis Tuesday, according to the Riverside County Department of Public Health. None of the people have shown symptoms of tuberculosis, though,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

candidates

13 submit applications for spot on…

Two former mayors of Desert Hot Springs, and the current president of the city’s chamber of commerce, have applied to join the Palm Springs Unified School Board. Yvonne Parks, who served three terms as mayor before being ousted by a… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Students Countywide to Participate in Mock…

RIVERSIDE - More than 500 students from 26 area high schools will take on the roles of prosecutors and defense attorneys tomorrow for the start of the 31st annual Riverside County Mock Trial Competition. The event will get underway about… Read full article at The Valley News

Andrea Cardosa

Teacher admits to sex with girl

A former Riverside middle school teacher admitted to police that she had a sexual relationship with a student who accused her on YouTube of molesting her. Andrea Cardosa, 40, of Perris, told Alhambra police that she had the relationship with… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

NATIONAL: $750 Million In Pledges For Broadband…

ADELPHI, MD. Business leaders have pledged more than $750 million as part of a White House initiative to strengthen access to technology for 99 percent of students within five years, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday. Obama hailed the ConnectED program,… Read full article at The New York Times

Riverside County Students with computers

NATIONAL: F.C.C. Says It Will Double Spending…

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission will double the amount of money it devotes to adding high-speed Internet connections in schools and libraries over the next two years, in an effort to meet President Obama’s promise to provide broadband service… Read full article at The New York Times

Perris woman who filed claims

Ex-teacher cited in YouTube video charged…

Riverside County prosecutors have filed 16 felony charges against a former Riverside and Perris teacher after one of her former students made allegations and recorded a phone call with the teacher on YouTube. Andrea Michelle Cardosa, 40, was arrested about… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

School bus hit by Jeep in…

A Beaumont Unified School District bus was hit by a Jeep Monday, Feb. 3, while parked on the shoulder of Cherry Valley Boulevard, west of Fabian Street, according to a California Highway Patrol news release. The accident happened at 7:58… Read full article at Record Gazette

Hemet High Team members

Hemet High Wins Academic Decathlon

After a five-year absence, they wear the crown once more. Hemet High School captured the crown at the 2014 Riverside County Academic Decathlon Saturday, Feb. 1, dethroning reigning champs and cross-town rival West Valley High School. With the win, Hemet… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise