Palm Springs film fest: Student screenings…

During a cultural moment when open-mindedness and acceptance can seem at a premium, the Palm Springs International Film Festival offers Coachella Valley students a rare opportunity to engage in boundary-bending films selected for their educational and humanistic value. More than… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Out with the old, in with…

After more than a year of construction and renovations, Vail Elementary School in Temecula officially celebrated the opening of its reworked campus with a grand re-opening Saturday, Jan. 11. The elementary school is one of the oldest in the Temecula… Read full article at The Valley News

State funding brings a new ‘pool’…

The long-awaited matching funds from the State of California for construction of Liberty High School has finally been committed to the Perris Union High School District, a district official said last week. Candace Reines, deputy superintendent of PUHSD, said the… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

DSUSD Students Engage School Nutrition Industry…

A local valley school district is partnering with a national association to bring healthier school meal options. The School Nutrition Association is hosting a School Nutrition Industry Conference from January 12-14, in Indian Wells. All local school districts are participating… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

Newsom’s budget includes $900 million to…

The final budget must be approved by the Legislature and will be updated in May. The governor expressed disappointment with student achievement levels, noting that Latino and black students continue to score on the low end of an unacceptable achievement… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

MUSD board prepares to take on…

There have been no discussions in the last 16 months between officials of the K-8 Menifee Union School District and the Perris Union High School District about MUSD’s desire to take two of PUHSD’s high schools into a Menifee Unified… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Coffee, Spelling, More Round Out DSUSD…

There are six months left in the 2019-2020 school year. Please join us at some or all of these events. First up is coffee. January 14: Bailey & Coffee, Carl’s Junior, Indio, 7:00-8:00 am See the flier and coupon by… Read full article at Uken Report

Mother Says Child Was Told She…

“It’s 2020 not 1920, you cannot just say anything you want to say to a child. I’m not going to be scared of you because I’m not,” said concerned parent Brenda Holley. Brenda Holley upset over how she says her… Read full article at KMIR TV Palm Springs

Bus service to be restored for…

Palm Springs Unified School District responded to the growing concerns from parents in North Palm Springs neighborhoods. The issue, a lack of school bus service. The Palm Springs Unified School District eliminated bus service for high school students more than… Read full article at KESQ News

Riverside event salutes 14 people, 1…

Fourteen people and one community group were honored in Riverside last month for the Day of Inclusion. In California, since 2011, the day commemorates Dec. 17, 1943, when Congress enacted the Magnuson Act, also known as the Chinese Exclusion Repeal… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise