Coronavirus concerns cancel some Hemet field…

Hemet Unified is canceling some school field trips due to concerns about the new coronavirus. Overnight trips or those heading out of Riverside County have been shelved, Hemet Unified School District spokeswoman Alexandrea Sponheim wrote in a Thursday, March 5,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Los Angeles school board races appear…

Two school board races in Los Angeles appear headed to runoffs in November, setting up a pivotal election this fall for California’s largest school district. Four of Los Angeles Unified’s seven school board seats were on the ballot in Tuesday’s… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: Vote still out on three measures…

Votes to pass bonds to build teacher and staff housing in Santa Clara, Monterey and San Diego counties were so close Tuesday night that the school districts may have to wait for uncounted mail-in ballots and a handful of unreported… Read full article at EdSource

Orange County School of the Arts…

The Orange County School of the Arts will enter a new act, following a vote Wednesday, March 4 by the Orange County Board of Education to take the popular charter school under the county umbrella and grant it a five-year… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley teacher arrested, suspected of…

Investigators arrested a Moreno Valley middle school teacher Tuesday, March 3, on suspicion of sending explicit messages in an attempt to seduce a student. Emily Wentworth, 39, of Nuevo, worked as a resource specialist teacher, and had been employed at… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Voters appear to reject 3 Riverside…

It was failing marks nearly all around for Riverside County school bonds on Tuesday, March 3, election results show. Four bond measures were on the ballot, asking voters to increase property taxes to pay for new and more modern buildings… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Voters appear to reject most Riverside…

Riverside County voters appeared to be saying no to almost every request Tuesday, March 3, to increase property taxes to pay for new and more modern buildings and other school infrastructure in four parts of the county. Separate bond measures… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Plan to cut PE test —…

California’s physical fitness test, a fixture in schools for 25 years, is set to be eliminated because it measures students’ body fat, too often inciting shame and anxiety among students, under a proposal by Gov. Gavin Newsom. But some cautioned… Read full article at EdSource

Eureka! Young Riverside County scientists show…

Riverside County’s top young scientists are showing off their work and competing for glory at the Riverside County Science and Engineering Fair. Competitors include 459 students from 36 public school districts, charter or private schools. They entered 365 projects in… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Temecula Sunrise Rotary names music competition…

TEMECULA – The Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club has named the winners of its 21st annual music competition held Feb. 11, at Grace Presbyterian Church in Temecula. There were three categories of musical presentations: “vocal,” “piano” and “other instrumental,” and 12… Read full article at The Valley News