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Report blasts teachers’ low pay

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The union that represents teachers in the California State University system have issued a report criticizing administrators for allowing salaries to fall behind other education systems during the past 10 years. About half the faculty in the California State system are part-time employees, and the average faculty member earns $45,000 …

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Local college gets bad news

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San Bernardino Valley College has some work to do. First, President Gloria Fisher has been ordered back to school to improve some of her credentials by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. Second, the commission has placed the school on warning …

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Federal grant to help get kids to college

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Junior high school students in the San Bernardino Unified School District are about to get a leg up on getting to college. Starting this fall, Cal State San Bernardino will begin the six-year GEAR-UP program, which will be paid for with a $14.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of …

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Teachers settle contract dispute

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Teachers in Hemet have reached a tentative contract agreement with their school district. The contract, which must be ratified by the Hemet Teachers Association, calls for an eight percent salary increase and puts a cap on class sizes, according to a report in The Press-Enterprise. The agreement, which was announced …

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Select junior colleges to offer four-year degrees

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Fifteen community colleges in California, including one in the Inland Empire, will soon begin offering four-year degrees. The state’s Community College Board of Governors selected the colleges, each of which will offer a degree not currently offered by the California State or University of California systems, according to multiple reports. …

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Inland region has a new largest school district

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One hundred and twenty eight years after it started, the Corona-Norco Unified School District can for the first time boast of the largest enrollment of any district in the Inland Empire. For years the district has trailed the San Bernardino City Unified District, but no longer: Corona Norco has 53,655 …

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