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.

Children in Riverside, San Bernardino counties get help…

A volunteer organization wants every child in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to receive vision screening. In partnership with the Loma Linda Pediatric Ophthalmology Department, Loma Linda Lions Eye Foundation, Inc, which locally supports the Lions Kidsight USA program offers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

National Charity League hosts Giving Tuesday donation drive…

Dec. 3, is National Giving Tuesday, and if you haven’t yet decided how to participate, here’s an easy way you can help your community. The Coachella Valley Chapter of the National Charity League (NCL), in conjunction with Desert Sands Unified School District and Sacred Heart School,… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Children in Riverside, San Bernardino counties get help…

A volunteer organization wants every child in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to receive vision screening. In partnership with the Loma Linda Pediatric Ophthalmology Department, Loma Linda Lions Eye Foundation, Inc, which locally supports the Lions Kidsight USA program offers… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jurupa Valley school building, built in 1935, now…

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the Jurupa Unified School District held a special dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at West Riverside Elementary School. The event was in honor of the restoration of a long-neglected 1935-era building on the campus as well to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

New RCC arts dean continues to connect with…

Ever since John Adkins began as dean of the Fine and Performing Arts Division at Riverside City College in May, he and his family have been enjoying all that Riverside and Southern California have to offer. “I really love it,”… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

New RCC arts dean continues to connect with…

Ever since John Adkins began as dean of the Fine and Performing Arts Division at Riverside City College in May, he and his family have been enjoying all that Riverside and Southern California have to offer. “I really love it,”… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Jurupa Valley school building, built in 1935, now…

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the Jurupa Unified School District held a special dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at West Riverside Elementary School. The event was in honor of the restoration of a long-neglected 1935-era building on the campus as well to… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

student shakes hands with MVUSD Superintendent

Seal of Multiliteracy Awarded to MVUSD Students

The Seal of Multiliteracy was awarded to 130 Moreno Valley Unified School District students last Thursday evening at Vista Del Lago High School. The Seal of Multiliteracy emphasizes the value of knowing multiple languages. Students are eligible to receive the… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

NEA Foundation Awards STEM Grants

The NEA Foundation announced that two public school districts will receive $150,000 each to build comprehensive science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) learning programs. The Moreno Valley Unified School District in California and Green Bay Area Public Schools in Wisconsin will… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

MVUSD denies request to become sanctuary district

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District board of trustees denied a request made by a group of community activists and parents to become a sanctuary district during its Nov. 14 meeting. The board voted unanimously to deny the request which… Read full article at The Valley News

STATE: Schools fail to identify thousands of homeless children,…

California schools undercounted their homeless students by at least 37 percent in 2017-18, according to a recent state audit. The state failed to provide those students with transportation, counseling, connections to social services and other benefits they’re entitled to under… Read full article at EdSource

MVUSD denies request to become sanctuary district

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District board of trustees denied a request made by a group of community activists and parents to become a sanctuary district during its Nov. 14 meeting. The board voted unanimously to deny the request which… Read full article at The Valley News

NEA Foundation Awards STEM Grants

The NEA Foundation announced that two public school districts will receive $150,000 each to build comprehensive science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) learning programs. The Moreno Valley Unified School District in California and Green Bay Area Public Schools in Wisconsin will… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News