• DSUSD Provides Extra Assistance For Families With Special Needs Students

    [bc_video video_id=”6183001700001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Class is now in session for all school districts in Coachella Valley as Desert Sands Unified School District begins their first day of school via distance learning. NBC Palm Springs spoke to a parent who had concerns about distance learning for her children with […]

  • State Issues Guidelines for Reopening Schools; School Leaders, Teachers, & Parents React

    [bc_video video_id=”6172729204001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Up until today, the decision on schools reopening for in-person instruction has been left up to local districts to decide. Governor Newsom has announced that schools located in counties on the state’s monitoring list must stay closed. The state is looking critically at the […]

  • DSUSD Teacher’s Association Nervous About Pay Cuts as Top Management Keeps 13 Percent Pay Raise

    [bc_video video_id=”6171693148001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] In a time where money is tight for schools Desert Sands Teachers Association is nervous that pay cuts could be in their future while superintendents and assistant superintendents get to keep their 13 percent pay raise. Trina Gonzales-Alesi, president of the DSUSD teachers association, […]

  • DSUSD Proposing Re-opening Plan for August Start Date

    [bc_video video_id=”6170577352001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Going back to school continues to be an important conversation happening across the country. Locally, two school districts will be holding special board meetings to discuss reopening plans moving forward. With start dates in early August, DSUSD will be presenting their ideas to the […]

  • School Districts Decide Whether to Go Online

    [bc_video video_id=”6170280981001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Parents, teachers and students are left in limbo as the reopening dates for schools in the Coachella Valley inch closer. Some districts are planning on reopening in less than a month but have no plans set in stone. This week, local districts are having […]

  • Desert Sands Educational Foundation Provides Over $50,000 in Classroom Grants

    The Desert Sands Educational Foundation closed out the school year by delivering a check for $22,797.84 to Desert Sands Unified School District. These funds were generated from the first annual Desert Sands Educational Foundation Gala, Building for Education. This construction-themed gala, held on February 29, 2020 at Ironwood Country Club, honored longtime desert resident, Dick Oliphant. […]

  • State Superintendent Releases Guidelines for California Schools to Reopen

    [bc_video video_id=”6162563817001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] The California Department of Education released a document during a virtual news conference on Monday that will act as a road map for how schools can reopen safely.  Face masks, social distancing and distance learning are just a few key points. Decisions are being […]

  • Could Online School Become the New Norm?

    [bc_video video_id=”6142717409001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Health officials have extended school closures until April 30th in Riverside County. That reality is making online school a more urgent option for teachers across the valley. “We’re all doing distance learning and the students are adapting really well the teachers are adapting really […]

Suscribe Form Desktop

CONTACT US!

Submit your suggestions and questions

Nbc Palm Spring Logo

Download our App

Apple Store Logo

Play Store Logo