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Education is of utmost importance in the Coachella Valley.  Educating the populace as well as addressing the quality and capacity of the area’s workforce is one CVEP’s primary goal areas.

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Public Schools With more than 71,000 students in our public K-12 schools and 20,000 of those in high school, The Coachella Valley starts with a tremendous opportunity to shape our future workforce.  With unprecedented cooperation and collaboration, the three K-12 school districts which include Palm Springs Unified, Desert Sands Unified and Coachella Valley Unified, the Riverside County Office of Education, the Riverside County Workforce Investment Board and the Riverside County Economic Development Agency have linked with College of the Desert and local universities, to develop key articulation an programmatic connections that create opportunities for “pipeline strategies” for the valley’s future economy.  Using their own

Private Schools There are a number of private educational opportunities in the Coachella Valley.    

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College & Universities The Coachella Valley is home to several higher education institutions, and has placed a major emphasis on expanding higher education opportunities to meet the growing need for a highly skilled and educated workforce to expand economic opportunities.