Governor’s bet pays off for Coachella…

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state’s perpetual budget deficits and to raise taxes to do it only if voters agreed. Brown… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Passing PE ‘test’ is no longer…

Nearly 40 seniors at Banning High School were in jeopardy of not graduating at the end of the year, simply because the school district required all students to pass a physical fitness exam. Not anymore. At the Oct. 25 school… Read full article at source

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Riverside: Students to attend water conference

Arlington High School's 2009-10 Envirothon team, from left, Kristen Treat, Cory Davis, Alexis Wood, Elijah Kenan Elizabeth Murry and alternate Ashley Pham accept their awards for the Canon Envirothon Competition for North America in 2010. Six members of the Riverside… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Passage of Prop. 30 hailed by…

With the passage of Proposition 30, college students will be spared another round of tuition increases and younger students will avoid a shorter school year, results that were met with much jubilation Wednesday. For public school districts, the measure's success… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

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STATE: Prop. 30 win gives Democrats cash…

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday monitors early returns on Proposition 30. Voters approved the tax measure 54 percent to 46 percent. One of the darkest hours of California's budget dysfunction came in February 2009, when lawmakers slumbered on chairs and… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee

Measure W: Alvord school bond passes

Voters in the Alvord Unified School District have passed a measure to reauthorize $79 million of bonds and raise their property taxes to save hundreds of millions in long-term interest. The district covers parts of west Riverside, west Home Gardens… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Incumbents off to early advantages in…

Several incumbents took early leads in races for seats on three southwest Riverside County school boards in the election Tuesday, Nov. 6. In the race for three seats on the Murrieta Valley Unified School Board, incumbent Paul Diffley held the… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

School bonds lead in early returns

Three southwest Riverside County school bond measures were leading early returns in the Tuesday Nov. 6 election. The mea sures each need 55 percent voter approval to pass. In Temecula, Measure would provide $165 million for the Temecula Valley Uni… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Trustee skills, bond’s value key to…

Voters in Beaumont and Hemet elected school district trustees Tuesday, Nov. 6, while Hemet voters also decided the fate of a $49 million school bond issue. In Beaumont, six candidates — Gunnar Hardy, Lloyd White, Steve Hovey, David Sanchez, Edward… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Perris: High school district bond passes

A bond measure to support schools in the Perris Union High School District appears to have passed. Measure T, which would raise $153 million to improve and expand school facilities in the district, won 59.47 percent of the vote, according… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise