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Tigers strut their stuff

Twice a year, San Jacinto High School gives its students the chance to show off their talents before a captive audience. Eleven acts tried their chances at stardom—at least within our valley—at the SJHS Performing Arts Center, Friday, Feb. 9.… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

Hemet Unified considering November bond measure

Hemet Unified is once again considering a $100-$150 million bond measure for capital improvements on one of the 2018 ballots. The effort was initially discussed for the 2016 election cycle, but was put on hold. The city of Hemet passed… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

girls standing outside of California Science Center holding GEMS Girls Excelling in Mathematics banner featuring sponsors United Way and Southern California Edison

MVUSD girls spend a day at…

Students from Moreno Valley Unified School District participating in the United Way’s Girls Excelling in Mathematics with Success (GEMS) program spent an exciting day at the California Science Center with about 50 girls from surrounding school districts last week. The… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

choir stands in front of Coil School for the Arts

Moreno Valley High School Choir Soaks…

The choir program at Moreno Valley High School recently shared a few musical and educational experiences. Last week, members from both the advanced mixed ensemble and the advanced women's ensemble toured the Riverside City College, Coil School for the Arts.… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

STATE: Single state agency needed to coordinate…

California will continue to lag behind other states in providing enough child care slots and diverse preschool options for all its nearly 2.5 million children under the age of 5 until it develops a more unified system that provides affordable… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Does rebuilding LAUSD’s Roosevelt High require…

In Magdalena Ceja's classroom, mice scurry in and out. Electrical outlets in her wall, which power technology Ceja needs to teach, fail. Tiles fall from the ceiling, which leaks in places. Crumbling facilities are the norm at Roosevelt High School… Read full article at KPCC

NATIONAL: Fla. District Faces Barrage of Legal…

The mass shooting that killed 17 students and staff members at a Florida high school thrusts the Broward County school system into a hornet’s nest of legal issues including the complexities of a crime scene, the privacy of student records,… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Trump intensifies his push for arming…

President Trump on Thursday pressed his case for arming teachers to fight school shooters, despite widespread criticism, and for the first time suggested bonus payments for those who carry concealed firearms. The president also called for making 21 the minimum… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: As gun debate roils on, teachers…

In the days since a 19-year-old gunman stormed onto his former high school campus in Parkland, Fla., killing 17 people with an AR-15 assault rifle, the nation has been embroiled in a debate over what to do about school violence:… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

NATIONAL: ‘No way I would do that’:…

Educators still reeling from gun violence that left 17 dead at a Florida high school expressed frustration Thursday at President Trump’s call for teachers to take up arms to defend their classrooms against school shooters, saying the thought of using… Read full article at The Washington Post