Education plays a pivotal role in the future of Western Riverside County. An educated workforce will attract a broader level of employers and increase the earning capabilities of residents. WRCOG is committed to expanding higher education and skilled labor training opportunities available to residents in Western Riverside County.
Support legislation that would improve the quality of, and access to, education for all students.
Support legislation that encourages public- private partnerships to increase the number of students who are college-ready, enroll and graduate from college, and who achieve degrees that are in demand in Western Riverside County.
Support legislation that provides funding to retrain individuals for workforce re-entrance.
Support the development of curriculum geared towards preparing students for sustainable “green collar” and clean technology jobs.
Support legislation that would allow for the joint use of high school facilities for post-secondary education to expand access to, and enrollment in, college.
Support legislation that facilitates access to career technical education to fill the growing need for skilled labor.
Oppose legislation that redirects funding from the K-12 and post-secondary education system in Western Riverside County.