NATIONAL: College Courses In High School Yield…

A report by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future urges policymakers to expand dual enrollment after determining that high school students who take college courses are more likely to attend and graduate from college than those who do not.… Read full article at The Huffington Post

Banning: Calvin Louie appointed to school…

Wanting to help the Banning school district recover financially, Calvin Louie was appointed Tuesday night, Oct. 16, as the school board’s newest member. The board appointed Louie, 53, of Cabazon, after three rounds of votes. He was among four candidates… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Club supports student leaders

The Temecula Valley Woman’s Club annually sponsors an outstanding sophomore from each of the six local high schools to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth, or HOBY, Leadership Seminar. The three-day seminar was held in June at Chapman College. Students come… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Menifee: Agricultural center opens at Heritage…

When Rainey Reedy and Jordan Arechiga signed up for agriculture classes as freshmen at Heritage High, they took place in a small field on the Romoland campus. Today, the two seniors and their classmates are working in a new Agricultural… Read full article at The Californian

Cathedral City High School holds parade…

CATHEDRAL CITY — Downtown Cathedral City was turned into a jungle on Wednesday as the Cathedral City High School Lions football team kicked off the school’s annual Homecoming parade and pep rally. “It’s really, really cool to see all of… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Temecula: Voters to consider $165 million…

Voters in the Temecula Valley Unified School District will be asked to consider approving a $165 million bond measure to pay for school construction, renovation and maintenance in the Nov. 6 election. After five straight years of budget cuts totaling… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley: School board candidate’s doctorate…

An Argosy University official has verified that Moreno Valley school board candidate Denise Fleming earned a doctorate degree and teaches at one of the university’s campuses. Spokeswoman Anne Dean said Fleming earned a doctorate in education leadership on June 29,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Riverside: Women tell school board about…

Riverside school board President Gayle Cloud said the district will investigate complaints by two women about comments they say Poly High School teacher William “Rusty” Bailey made to students in his government class. Bailey is a Riverside City Councilman running… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Lake Elsinore music teacher receives education…

James Boyer, a Terra Cotta Middle School music teacher, admitted he recently received the Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association award for his willingness to collaborate with and learn from other educators in the field of music education. OK,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Hemet: Ozolins sees the need in…

As a longtime member of Parent Teacher Associations, Margaret Ozolins has seen the need for parent involvement increase as school budgets decrease. “With the downturn in the economy and the continuing cuts in education there has been an increased pressure… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise