Shakespeare in the desert: Palm Valley…

Palm Valley student Jackson Dean last week became the first acting student in Coachella Valley history to win the national Shakespeare Competition sponsored by the English-Speaking Union at Lincoln Center in New York. Now he’s experiencing life in New York’s… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Jóvenes estudiantes del Valle aseguran su…

THERMAL,Calif. - Los jóvenes estudiantes de la secundaria de Desert Mirage en la ciudad de Thermal hoy fue un dia especial para ellos ya que mas de 200 estudiantes hicieron su compromiso y le dejaron saber a todos a que… Read full article at KESQ News

May Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient: Waring…

THOUSAND PALMS, Calif.- - The May Coachella Valley Spotlight recipient is the Waring International Piano Competition. The program's mission is: "to excite, educate, and engage the community at large with the joy of classical piano by presenting, promoting, and nurturing… Read full article at KESQ News

Karla Zobel-Phelps holds Teacher of the Year certificate

Ruth Brown & PVUSD 2019 Teacher…

As voted on by fellow educators and peers, and formally presented to the Palo Verde Unified School District’s (PVUSD) Board of Trustees by Principal Cintia Robinson, this year’s Ruth Brown Elementary School Teacher of the Year was named as Karla… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

STATE: The University of California Stands Out…

The idea is clear, simple, and generally agreed upon: Colleges need to do more when it comes to enrolling and graduating low-income students. If college degrees are “the great equalizer”—though some research has disputed that characterization—then expanding access to those… Read full article at The Atlantic

STATE: California school first in the nation…

Among the many disturbing truths that came to light following the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School was that it took Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold only 16 minutes to kill 13 people and wound 21 others. But it took… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA added $430…

Remember when, not that long ago, white and red signs advertising for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA dotted Los Angeles streets? Well, according to a new report released today by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, almost 2.8 million visitors ended… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: New LAUSD superintendent Austin Beutner isn’t…

Austin Beutner is a former investment banker with no history working as an educator. But the newly appointed superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District he does have a history with the school system – one that gives clues… Read full article at KPCC

STATE: L.A. school board makes a bold,…

The Los Angeles school board made a bold and controversial move Tuesday in selecting former investment banker Austin Beutner to lead the nation's second-largest school system. Beutner, 58, has no background leading a school or school district, and the choice… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: Kids catch teacher taking explicit photos…

Scott MacMillan, a former Natomas Unified School District teacher, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and three years probation Monday for using his cellphone to take photographs of a female student and an adult co-worker for sexual purposes. He… Read full article at The Sacramento Bee