Algebra class

Inland Schools Preparing For Algebra

Counting objects in kindergarten, understanding fractions and decimals in fourth grade and being able to add, subtract, multiply and divide them in seventh grade help show if students are on track for algebra. Those grade-by-grade benchmarks and skills will be… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Herk Bouris Elementary School

Menifee: Bond rating downgrade is warning…

A chief economist said the recent downgrading of bonds issued by the Menifee Union School District is more gentle warning than red flag. Fitch Rating, one of the three major independent rating agencies, issued a report last month in which… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

1st Grade Class

Schools: Common Core, funding rules usher…

Inland schools are grappling with major changes in 2014 both in the classroom and the way they create budgets. They are moving to Common Core State Standards and setting up Local Control Accountability Plans to guide new spending priorities. Before… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students with presents

Troth Street students learn about giving

Students at Troth Street Elementary School in Jurupa Valley definitely felt the love on Dec. 20 as it celebrated its 4th annual Christmas in the Classroom. The message was clear, Principal Jose Campos said: “We are a community that cares!”… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Lincoln Elementary School

Palm Desert elementary principal apologizes for…

PALM DESERT — A Palm Desert elementary school principal apologized Friday for not authorizing her staff to dial 911 after a student injured himself on campus in November. Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Principal Maryalice Owings made her apology in front… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Students saluted for essays on diversity

The Riverside Human Relations Commission has announced winners of its diversity essay contest. The commission reviewed 58 essays from high school students who wrote about their experiences with diversity in Riverside. The commission scored the essays with an assist from… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jurupa Valley High baseball & softball teams

Jurupa Valley team helps hand out…

Under Coach Chet Edmunds’ leadership, the Jurupa Valley High School Baseball Team is in its second season of partnering with Troth Street Elementary School in Jurupa Valley to serve the community. This year, Coach Kourtnie Judd joined with the girls’… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students working together on project

Striving to reach a core commonality…

During the past decade, former principal Jim Marshall returned to teaching in the classroom. Marshall now co-teaches a combination fifth and sixth-grade classroom at U.S. Grant School in Colton. It turned out that student learning had lost some of its… Read full article at Record Gazette

4 Monologue Semifinalists From Valley View…

Valley View High School in Moreno Valley has four students who have been selected to advance to the semifinal auditions for Center Theatre Group's August Wilson Monologue Competition. The semifinals will take place on Jan. 18. Eight Valley View students… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jason Stubbs

Charges filed in student sex case

A former Eastvale substitute teacher has been charged with three felonies of having sex with a 17-year-old student. Riverside County prosecutors filed the charges in December against Jason Stubbs, 27, of Corona, after a fourmonth investigation into his relationship with… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise