CalPERS office building

STATE: CalPERS weighs huge premium hike for…

by Dale Kasler - October 4, 2012 at 12:00 am - dkasler@sacbee.com It's an old-age safety net offered to California public employees: insurance to cover the exorbitant cost of staying in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and the like. Now most… Read full article at source

Murrieta Mesa math teacher Hyun "Teddy" Ko

Murrieta: Mesa teacher a YouTube sensation

by Craig Shultz - October 3, 2012 - cshultz@californian.com Murrieta Mesa math teacher Hyun "Teddy" Ko has become one of the nation's latest Internet sensations. A video of Ko dancing to the popular song "Gangnam Style" had received more than… Read full article at source

Riverside: Medical school receives preliminary accreditation

by Mark Muckenfuss - October 2, 2012 at 05:05 PM - mmuckenfuss@pe.com UC Riverside’s School of Medicine got word late Tuesday that it can open its doors next fall. After a year of furious fundraising and several months of nervously… Read full article at source

Region: Walk to School Day to…

Contributed Content - October 2, 2012 at 10:49 AM Thousands of Riverside County students were expected to hit the streets as part of International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The event was designed to showcase the health… Read full article at source

Students from sister city visit North…

Riverside Unified School District - October 3, 2012 More than 50 students from Riverside’s sister city, Jiangmen, China, spent a week visiting North High School where they made friends, sat in on classes, and learned about American culture. The North… Read full article at source

Students working in school computer lab

Temecula Valley USD: Measure Y a…

by Amy Bentley - October 2, 2012 at 12:47 am Upgrading the technology capabilities at Temecula’s campuses district-wide would be a top priority if Temecula voters pass Measure Y, a $165 million bond measure for the Temecula Valley Unified School… Read full article at source

STATE: New law to change Calif school-performance…

by Juliet Williams, Associated Press - September 26, 2012 at 04:08:57 PM PDT SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that he has signed legislation that could reduce the use of standardized tests in calculating the annual rankings of California schools.… Read full article at source

Inland students among Cal State Fullerton’s…

Cal State Fullerton - October 1, 2012 at 10:32 AM Four Inland students are among the newest members of the Guardian Scholars program at Cal State Fullerton. The group includes high school graduates and community college transfer students. The program… Read full article at source

Parent helps student with math at Chester W. Morrison Elementary School in Menifee

Menifee: Math fun featured at after-school…

by Amy Bentley - October 1, 2012 at 7:00 AM Learning math can be fun when playing games and reading stories that involve numbers and other common math concepts. It's even more fun when Mom or Dad reads and plays… Read full article at source

Students participate in music program at Abby Reinke Elementary School in Temecula

Temecula: Music assembly engages students

by Amy Bentley - October 1, 2012 at 6:00 AM Abby Reinke Elementary School students learned some new vocabulary words last week at a special music assembly. "Philharmonic," "composer," "rhythm" and "waltz" were among the musical terms introduced to fifth-graders… Read full article at source