Digicom Learning Honors Patty Newman with…

Patty Newman was honored with a Spirit of Giving award by Digicom Learning, a non-profit organization providing a digital literacy program that engages youth in digital storytelling to ensure success in school, community and life. Founder David Vogel said, “Newman… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Meet the young Latinx organizers changing…

A day before the second annual East Coachella Valley Pride Festival, the small room at the Coachella Boys and Girls Club is bustling with people. Seated around a large table, organizers are assembling buttons, writing signs and folding shirts for… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Lucie Arnaz Dazzles Packed House For…

College of the Desert is the fastest growing community college in the state of California and was recently honored with the 2018 Bellwether Award for its innovative EDGE college readiness program. The College serves more than 15,000 students each year,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

NATIONAL: Betsy DeVos was asked, again, about…

While attending a robotics competition in her home state of Michigan this past week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was asked by a reporter if she had plans to visit some of the struggling schools in the area — the same… Read full article at The Washington Post

Senate Democrats question the role of…

Ten Senate Democrats are questioning the role and potential conflict of interest of a recently hired official at the U.S. Department of Education who has ties to the for-profit college industry. Lawmakers sent Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a letter this… Read full article at The Washington Post

Pitfalls and Progress in Moving from…

Asking students and schools to switch to a new mode of assessment does affect students' performance, but problems might be more short-lived than some educators fear, finds a new study by the American Institutes of Research. In the first year… Read full article at Education Week

Inland schools applauded for working to…

Six Inland school districts have won state recognition for their efforts to get students to class. The districts were among 16 in California recognized as Model School Attendance Review Boards for their work to reduce chronic absenteeism and boost attendance.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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Community Outreach Ministry provides “Gearing Up…

WILDOMAR – Community Outreach Ministry, a nonprofit organization in Wildomar, is an advocate for needy and at-risk children, mentoring positive social, safety, educational and vocational opportunities. Community Outreach Ministry conducted two workshops in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Title… Read full article at The Valley News

Murrieta school officials say an error…

In fact, Murrieta administrators say, there were none. The U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights released its Report on School Climate and Safety from the 2015-16 Civil Rights Data Collection on Tuesday, April 24. Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

A bus monitor saved special ed…

On a recent March morning, school bus driver Liz Lozano, bus monitor Juan Esqueda and three students were en route to Valle Del Sol Elementary School in Coachella. As Esqueda turned around to answer a student who was calling for… Read full article at The Desert Sun