2. Education

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.