Science class at River Heights Intermediate School

‘Notebooking’ boosts science program into honors…

Andrew Barillas opens his science journal and diagrams a lesson about photosynthesis. It’s a visual representation to go along with essential concepts he has learned in his science class at River Heights Intermediate School. “Everything we do in class goes… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Congressman Mark Takano

Political Empire: Teen Seeks Assembly Seat

The newest candidate for the 60th Assembly District can’t even vote yet, let alone run for public office. But Jacob Daruvala will be 18 by next year’s election, which qualifies him to run. The Norco High School senior filed papers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Banning: School board candidates focus on…

Voters on Tuesday, Nov. 5, will pick candidates to fill two Banning Unified board seats and help steer the district toward financial recovery and leadership rebuilding after a tough couple of years. The current board slashed a $7 million deficit… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley USD

Moreno Valley: Baugh gets most contributions…

Moreno Valley school board candidate Gary Baugh is the union favorite in the race to replace Mike Rios by earning endorsements and contributions from the teachers’ and classified employees’ associations. Baugh gathered the most donations in the form of goods… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

TVUSD

Parents Of Autistic Teen File Lawsuit…

A lawsuit has been filed by the parents of a Temecula Valley Unified School District special needs student who was snared in a drug sting on high school campuses last year. Doug and Catherine Snodgrass filed their suit against the… Read full article at Patch.com

Arbuckle Elementary School

Safety concerns raised about school environs

A Jurupa school board member is seeking a meeting at Ina Arbuckle Elementary School to investigate parents’ concerns about students walking past an alley, liquor store and two marijuana dispensaries on Mission Boulevard. Brian Schafer made his request after Arbuckle… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

panel discussion

Education: Panel discusses needs for changing…

Students who graduate from high school without all the classes needed for university admissions will have a very hard time finding a job to start their careers, a business leader told educators Saturday, Nov. 2. Brian Hawley, chairman and chief… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Rod Paige

Corona: Former education secretary praises school…

Corona-Norco school district’s willingness to innovate and the district’s close relationship with the community are what makes it one of the top four districts in the country, former U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige said Saturday night, Nov. 2. Paige… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

third-grade class spelling vocabulary words the Project Moving Forward way

Words open new doors

Fast-paced, high-energy vocabulary lessons are credited with improving the test scores of black and low-income students at two Moreno Valley schools. These students often lag behind other groups in academic achievement. And creators of the federally funded Project Moving Forward… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

High School students to compete in…

RIVERSIDE - Dozens teenagers from high schools throughout Riverside County will spend next Saturday engaged in the centuries-old craft of boat-building, ahead of a competition that requires the young mariners to use the sun to power their rigs. Seven Riverside… Read full article at The Valley News