Newsom’s budget boosts UC Riverside medical…

UC Riverside’s medical school would get another $25 million a year to boost enrollment and tackle the Inland Empire’s chronic doctor shortage in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal unveiled Friday, Jan. 10. The fiscal 2020-21 spending plan would boost ongoing… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley schools win $150,000 STEM…

Moreno Valley schools have won a $150,000 grant for STEM programs. The NEA Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving public education, made the awards to the Moreno Valley Unified School District and to a school system in Wisconsin. The money… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

STATE: Locals support federal ban on flavored…

The Trump administration took a definitive step last week toward curbing youth vaping, calling for a ban on the manufacture and sale of most flavored e-cigarette cartridges, which health advocates claim entice teenagers into consuming dangerous levels of nicotine. Starting… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

‘At-Promise’? Can a New Term for…

At 17, Shira Parker has faced family substance abuse, homelessness, and disrupted schooling. But don’t call Parker an “at-risk” student. “When people refer to students being at-risk, I do feel like it puts negative expectations on these students,” said Parker,… Read full article at Education Week

Children make their own snow at…

Close to 100 elementary school children took advantage of creating magic snow, making snow slime and learning the science of hot chocolate and more “winter science” presented by the Western Science Center Saturday, Jan. 4. The center presented the program… Read full article at The Valley News

STATE: Inglewood charter school with history of…

The Los Angeles County Board of Education voted Tuesday to close an Inglewood charter school with a lengthy history of financial problems and mixed academic performance that illustrated flaws in California’s oversight system. The board’s unanimous decision marks the third… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

STATE: San Diego Unified joins legal fight…

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Unified School District is suing Juul Labs, a giant in the electronic cigarette industry, for the company’s role in fostering vaping among children, saying it’s an alarming phenomenon that has disrupted learning at schools… Read full article at Los Angeles Times

#30Strong’s Izzy Ramirez throws a football…

The Rancho Mirage High School student-athlete we’ve been following since last year, Israel "Izzy" Ramirez is making incredible strides in his recovery after the five severe brain surgeries he had in 2019. We met with Izzy to see how his… Read full article at KESQ News

Moreno Valley Unified School District Board…

At its annual reorganization meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 17, the Moreno Valley Unified School District School Board voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Marsha Locke as the president of the school board, Darrell Peeden as vice president, and Susan Smith as Board… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News