In The News

The following collection of education related articles gleaned from local and national newspapers is provided to educators as a service of the Riverside County Office of Education.

Riverside Police & Fire to Assist in Upcoming…

Last week, the Science and Technology Education Partnership (STEP) announced an interactive program that will immerse 140 Riverside high school students in the application of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Law Enforcement and Public Safety (LEAPS). This program… Read full article at Eastvale News

Riverside’s Fox gets $20,000 for theater tech program

A $20,000 grant from AT&T will help Riverside-area students learn the intricacies of theater technology as part of Live Tech, Fox Riverside Theater Foundation’s technology education program. The program, which started in 2017, gives children the chance to rotate through… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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MVUSD Named Schools to Watch

During a ceremony recently, the Moreno Valley Unified School District was named a National Schools to Watch District, becoming one of only 20 districts in the nation with the designation. The recognition comes after Badger Springs and Palm Middle Schools… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

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Educators Attend Eye-Opening Tour

Superintendent Dr. Martinrex Kedziora, a group of Moreno Valley Unified School District educators, and Executive Director of the Moreno Valley Educators Association, Salina Joiner, are currently attending the Footsteps to Freedom tour in the Midwest. The tour follows the historic… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Bank of America selects Murrieta resident for Student…

MURRIETA – While many high schoolers spend time with friends hanging out at the mall or playing video games, Murrieta teen Giuliana Duron gives back to the low-income community by hosting holiday toy events, Veterans Day events, Easter celebrations, establishing… Read full article at The Valley News

Menifee Union School District is named to Educational…

MENIFEE – The Menifee Union School District announced that it has been named to the 2018-2019 Educational Results Partnership honor roll for its high achievement in student success. The program, sponsored by the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence, is… Read full article at The Valley News

MSJC offers new private security certificate and course

SAN JACINTO – Mt. San Jacinto College’s Administration of Justice program is offering a new “Introduction to Private Security” course. The class will meet Monday evenings from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Temecula Higher Education Center this fall. The private security… Read full article at The Valley News

Mt. San Jacinto College receives grant for online…

SAN JACINTO – Mt. San Jacinto College has received a $500,000 state grant to help the college develop and improve online programs that lead to short-term, industry-valued certificates in computer information systems. The Improving Online CTE Pathways grant from the… Read full article at The Valley News

First graduate from American Indian Studies Program

SAN MARCOS – California State University San Marcos implemented an American Indian studies bachelor's degree program in 2017 but has already produced its first graduate. Rachelle Lee Peterson started her college career as a kinesiology major with an American Indian… Read full article at The Valley News

PVHS grad seeks to name gym after former…

At the Palo Verde Unified School District’s (PVUSD) June 25 meeting, Yellow Jacket class of 1996 alumnus Jason Rawlins offered to the Board of Trustees a plan to name the school’s gymnasium after former Palo Verde High School (PVHS) basketball… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

UC Riverside ranks No. 2 among UC schools…

When Hemet resident Ashley Armenta-Partida left Mexico for the U.S. at age 11, she didn’t expect to go to college. Her father, a construction worker, dropped out of elementary school. Her mother has a high school-level education. As for Ashley,… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise