Temecula Valley High student twice targeted…

A Temecula Valley High School senior targeted with racist graffiti on campus alleges that school administrators are trying to silence her comments — verbally and on social media — about racism. Now, Solona Husband is leading a Temecula Valley High-sponsored… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Should fighting students always be arrested?…

Arrests of students who fight at Moreno Valley Unified School District campuses will continue despite the belief by district officials that putting students in the criminal justice system is the wrong solution. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department arrested several students… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Newsom’s budget boosts UC Riverside medical…

UC Riverside’s medical school would get another $25 million a year to boost enrollment and tackle the Inland Empire’s chronic doctor shortage in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal unveiled Friday, Jan. 10. The fiscal 2020-21 spending plan would boost ongoing… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley schools win $150,000 STEM…

Moreno Valley schools have won a $150,000 grant for STEM programs. The NEA Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving public education, made the awards to the Moreno Valley Unified School District and to a school system in Wisconsin. The money… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Locals support federal ban on flavored…

The Trump administration took a definitive step last week toward curbing youth vaping, calling for a ban on the manufacture and sale of most flavored e-cigarette cartridges, which health advocates claim entice teenagers into consuming dangerous levels of nicotine. Starting… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

‘At-Promise’? Can a New Term for…

At 17, Shira Parker has faced family substance abuse, homelessness, and disrupted schooling. But don’t call Parker an “at-risk” student. “When people refer to students being at-risk, I do feel like it puts negative expectations on these students,” said Parker,… Read full article at Education Week

Children make their own snow at…

Close to 100 elementary school children took advantage of creating magic snow, making snow slime and learning the science of hot chocolate and more “winter science” presented by the Western Science Center Saturday, Jan. 4. The center presented the program… Read full article at The Valley News

STATE: Inglewood charter school with history of…

The Los Angeles County Board of Education voted Tuesday to close an Inglewood charter school with a lengthy history of financial problems and mixed academic performance that illustrated flaws in California’s oversight system. The board’s unanimous decision marks the third… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: San Diego Unified joins legal fight…

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Unified School District is suing Juul Labs, a giant in the electronic cigarette industry, for the company’s role in fostering vaping among children, saying it’s an alarming phenomenon that has disrupted learning at schools… Read full article at Los Angeles Times