Hemet and San Jacinto Unified school…

HEMET – Students from Hemet Unified and San Jacinto Unified School District were recognized March 22, as Students of the Month at an awards breakfast held at the Sizzler Restaurant in Hemet. Students were selected from Hemet High School, West… Read full article at The Valley News

Enjoy a ‘Study Break’ at the…

TEMECULA ─ Finals can be stressful, so students can take time for a breather at the “Study Break” teen program, 7-8 p.m., Monday, May 14, at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library, 30600 Pauba Road, in Temecula. Come to… Read full article at The Valley News

Desert Ridge Academy staffer out on…

For the second time in as many months, a staffer at Desert Ridge Academy Middle School in Indio has been arrested in connection with accusations of inappropriate contact with a student. On Monday, Indio police arrested music teacher Ruben Jesse… Read full article at The Desert Sun

If you don’t live in Palm…

Confusion reigned at the Palm Springs City Council Wednesday night during a discussion about the possibility of raising fees for children’s programs and activities at community centers run by the city. Parents with kids in Tiny Tots, a pre-kindergarten morning… Read full article at The Desert Sun

New report shows tourism growth in…

PALM DESERT, Calif. - A new study commissioned by the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is showing growth in the local tourism industry. According to the study, visitor spending in Greater Palm Springs has increased 10 percent… Read full article at KESQ News

Palm Springs police take on teachers…

Team PSPD took home the win for the third year in a row, 35-34, following a failed buzzer-beater attempt by Team PSHS. "This is absolutely the best game, if you missed it, I don't know what to tell you. Down… Read full article at KESQ News

HUSD governing Board names scholarship winners

The Hemet Unified School District is committed to providing various opportunities to students so they can be successful. In fact, one of our goals is to ensure that our students graduate high school college and career ready. With this wonderful… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

A garden made with heart

Jacob Wiens’ Heart & Soil Garden Club meets twice a week after school. The students, led by fifth grade teacher Stephanie McCravey-Cooper, do everything from turning compost and monitoring the life cycles of ladybugs and butterflies, to planting seeds, harvesting… Read full article at The Valley Chronicle

STATE: African-American students with disabilities suspended at…

African-American special education students nationwide lose substantially more instruction time due to discipline than their white counterparts, according to a report by The Civil Rights Project at UCLA and the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: A new venue for video games:…

For years, John Miller, a 7th-grade history teacher in King City, struggled to engage his students in world history lessons. Most of his students were English learners, had very low literacy rates and had rarely left the Salinas Valley. The… Read full article at EdSource