California’s public K-12 schools and community colleges could receive $74.6 billion in state funding for the 2017-18 school year, $1.1 billion more than previously projected, under Gov. Jerry Brown’s latest bud... Read More
Weekly roundup: A state budget plan, La Habra’s next superintendent, SCOTUS weighs special ed and more
It's Friday the 13th, and you're in luck — we've got another weekly roundup. Here are a few of the stories we've been tracking: The La Habra City School District has tapped a top administrator in the Palos... Read More
The Orange County Department of Education has hired a new associate superintendent of business services. Dean West, who has led the Laguna Beach Unified School District’s business services department since 2... Read More
Connect, interact and explore the Orange County Department of Education at the inaugural OCDE Services Showcase
Local educators, businesses and community partners will get a chance to learn more about the programs and services offered by the Orange County Department of Education during the first-ever OCDE Services Showca... Read More
It's that time again. Here's a week's worth of local education stories you might have missed. California’s teacher shortage is likely to worsen, according to a new report that calls for “purposeful steps” t... Read More
It's a new year, and we've got brand new headlines. Click through for our weekly roundup of local education stories.
A new state spending plan unveiled Thursday by Governor Jerry Brown would provide a $5.4 billion increase for California's K-14 public school system. Indeed, the budget proposed for the fiscal year that starts July 1 reflects California’s steady economic improvement — and the governor’s commitment to fully implementing California's new education funding formula. [...]
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.
Dr. Al Mijares, Orange County's superintendent of schools, has released a brand new report assessing OCDE's progress toward meeting its eight strategic goals. "Measuring Up: Strategic Priorities and Key Performance Indicators” offers a user-friendly snapshot of how the department's programs and services are performing while tracking the achievement of Orange County students overall. Click through to view the report and learn more.
New school registration is underway throughout Orange County, and students and parents may be asked to pay some fees. In an effort to clarify what fees schools can and cannot charge and how schools can be complaint with the law, we consulted with our Orange County Department of Education legal counsel. [...]