EIR, land transfer for Wildomar junior…

Once the formal transactions are completed the Mt. San Jacinto Community College District will acquire property now owned by the Riverside County Regional Park and Open Space District. The Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District board members and the… Read full article at The Valley News

Jay Delgado in his bedroom with the State of California flag on the ceiling

This transgender student shows his ‘true…

Above Jay Delgado's bed there's a Virgin Mary figurine whose serene gaze points downward. But if you follow your eyes upwards towards the ceiling, you'll see a second emblem, the California state flag emblazoned with the colors of the rainbow,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

group photo of History Day winners

Students Advance to National History Day

Students from Valley View High School and Vista Heights Middle School have advanced to the National History Day competition after champion performances at the state level. The students will represent MVUSD at the competition June 10 through 14 in College… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Mother of Norco High School student…

NORCO, Calif. (KABC) -- A Norco mother is protesting the handling of a perceived threat at Norco High School, involving a boy who was in a relationship with her 15-year-old daughter, Jolie. The school district and law enforcement say they… Read full article at ABC News

Mojave High School students get CHP…

CAJON PASS, Calif. (KABC) -- California Highway Patrol officers stepped up to help two high school students caught up in a major pileup along the Cajon Pass while on their way to graduation on Wednesday. The two Mojave High School… Read full article at ABC News

Was Trump’s election a ‘Sputnik moment’…

After a brutal 2016 presidential election, pundits predicted that, if nothing else, the election of Donald J. Trump as president would serve as a “Sputnik moment” for civics education. Americans of all political stripes, they said, had realized politics matter… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Schools chief wants more bilingual grads,…

State schools superintendent Tom Torlakson rolled out several goals Wednesday aimed at ensuring more students leave California schools bilingual in future years. He called for tripling the number of high schoolers who graduate with a "Seal of Biliteracy" and quadrupling… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: Why tiny brains are getting massive…

The first years of life are extremely important for our brains. One million neural connections are made every single second of life until the age of 3, according to current research, and the preschool years have a long-term influence on… Read full article at KPCC

NATIONAL: PARCC Sets the Tougher Bar Among…

States adhering to the PARCC test's standards are setting higher expectations for students than those using SBAC or the ACT Aspire, a new federal study concludes. The study, released Thursday by the statistical wing of the U.S. Department of Education,… Read full article at Education Week

STATE: Alum Rock ends key contracts with…

Amid ongoing investigations into the Alum Rock school district, the board has ended key contracts with a controversial construction management firm that’s long been under scrutiny. On Tuesday, the board terminated its program management contracts with Del Terra Real Estate… Read full article at San Jose Mercury News