Professionals perform at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts every day, but recently a group of Orange County elementary school students became the stars on that stage. The Disney Musicals in Schools program ... Read More
A robotic bear, an interactive display of the inner-workings of Star Wars droid BB-8 and the effects of soda on the human body were just a few highlights of this year’s Community Home Education Program, or CHEP... Read More
The Irvine Unified School District and its top administrator were recognized this week for their efforts to strengthen arts education and increase student access. IUSD Superintendent Terry Walker was present... Read More
Noted neuroscientist and musician Charles Limb, who has extensively researched how the brain creates and responds to music, will be the featured speaker at next month's seventh annual Creative Edge Lecture, whi... Read More
In October, we read an intriguing story about an ambitious project over at Marina High School, home of the Vikings. Students at the Huntington Beach campus, led by their enterprising wood shop teacher Bob Meade, were building a full-scale Viking ship -- and planning to launch it in Huntington Harbour. Naturally we had to check the thing out for ourselves. [...]
It's Friday, Dec. 18, and the OCDE Newsroom has got a new batch of education headlines for the week. Click through to catch up on stories you might have missed.
Hey, guess what? It's Friday again, and that means we've got another roundup of stories you might have missed. Click through for the latest education recaps and links.
The CREATE Grants program is accepting applications now until Oct. 16 to provide Orange County teachers with classroom materials for visual and performing arts projects. [...]
Erik, now 18, has a high school diploma and something even more important -- people who believe in him. He earned both as a student at the Otto A. Fischer School, one of four detention and treatment facilities run by the Orange County Department of Education’s ACCESS program.
Back in March, the Newsroom previewed the 39th Annual VSA Festival, which represents a partnership between OCDE and the arts organization known as VSA California. Well, the all-day festival took place this past Saturday, drawing thousands of participants and spectators to Westfield MainPlace in Santa Ana. [...]