Menifee Sixth-Grader Named Finalist in National…

RIVERSIDE - A Menifee sixth-grader will be among 30 middle school students from across the country competing in the final round of a national contest that offers youths $60,000 in awards for demonstrating exceptional knowledge in science, technology, engineering and… Read full article at The Valley News

Mark Takano at Troth Street Elementary School

Takano aims to boost classes such…

A group of Troth Street Elementary School sixth-graders got a real-world civics lesson Tuesday, Aug. 27, when Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, announced a bill to boost education in music, arts, physical education, health, history and foreign languages. Takano dropped by… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Former Banning school board member served…

Last Friday, former Banning school board member Veronica Histed was served notice to appear in small claims court for allegedly not returning items to the school district. According to the claim, signed by human resources and child welfare and safety… Read full article at Record Gazette

Signature gathering begins for recall

Proponents of a recall targeting two Banning Unified School District trustees began collecting petition signatures last weekend. Wendell Bainter, a recall leader, said people who volunteered to gather signatures have been trained since Friday. The Riverside County Registrar of Voters… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Indio’s Van Buren Elementary succeeds despite…

Twenty years ago, kindergartner Carolina Barrios emigrated from Mexico and enrolled in Van Buren Elementary, an Indio school on the southeastern edge of the Desert Sands Unified School District. Although Barrios was too young to realize, Van Buren was among… Read full article at source

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Banning: Parent blames district for stranded…

The parent of two kindergartners who got off a school bus at the wrong stop is blaming Banning Unified School District administrators and the school board for putting her children at risk. Tara Brown, of Cabazon, addressed the school board… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Hemet: Risk manager honored by school…

Lucy Rebuck, director of benefits, safety and risk management was recognized Tuesday, Aug. 20, with the Hemet Unified School District’s monthly Governing Board Recognition and Award. Trustee Paul Bakkom acknowledged Rebuck’s efforts on behalf of students and residents of Hemet… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Representatives from Riverside USD's Transportation Department, Student Transportation of America, Riverside police, California Highway Patrol and Caltrans at the transportation fair.

Riverside: Alcott parents, students hear bus…

Alcott Elementary School students and parents met the school’s bus drivers during a transportation fair, learned bus safety tips and heard plans for when the Ivy Street bridge is demolished for freeway improvements. “We are holding this event so that… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Proponents speak out in favor of…

A referendum was filed earlier this month to overturn AB 1266 that was recently signed into law by Governor Brown. The controversial legislation has come to be called "the co-ed bathroom bill" because of its provision that allows children in… Read full article at The Valley News