The Brea Olinda Unified School District has announced the selection of a new superintendent. Pending approval by the school board on June 8, Dr. Brad Mason of the Redlands Unified School District will succeed Brea’s longtime chief, Dr. A .J. "Skip" Roland. His start date would be July 1. [...]
California will send 36 of its best National History Day projects to Maryland next month for a final showdown on the national stage, and eight of those entries will travel from schools right here in Orange County. Also expected to make the trip: The 15 local students who created them. [...]
It’s May 15 and here’s a recap of local education stories from this week. Click through for links to recent articles.
In the news: OC school workers receive state honors, educators expect increase in school funding and more
Today is Friday, May 8, and once again we bring you a few local education news stories you may have missed. Click through for links to recent articles.
It’s Friday, May 1, and here is a roundup of education related news stories for the week. Click through for links to recent articles.
High school graduation rates for California and Orange County have increased for the fifth year in a row, with English-learners accounting for the biggest overall spikes in 2014, according to data released this week. In Orange County, students who started high school in 2010-11 posted a graduation rate of 88.6 percent in 2014 -- up from 87.5 percent in 2013. That number has been climbing steadily. [...]
Over 150 student and adult volunteers came together on Saturday morning to clean up Huntington State Beach while learning about the ecosystem and protecting natural resources. The effort, hosted by Inside the Outdoors' Youth Stewardship Council, was part of this year’s Earth Day activities, dedicated to building awareness and activism in support of environmental programs around the world. [...]
Students participating in Friday Night Live programs at Bolsa Grande and Santiago high schools in the Garden Grove Unified School District were invited to present youth-led traffic safety and underage drinking projects at the recent Orange County DUI Forum. Hosted by the Orange County DUI Task Force, the three-hour forum on Friday, April 24 focused on the issue of impaired driving by teens at the Clifton C. Miller Community Center in Tustin. [...]
In the news: Positive outcomes through ‘Restorative Justice’ practices, opportunity for teens to explore arts careers and more
Here are some stories from this week’s local education news for your Friday afternoon. Click through for links to recent articles.
Team OCDE was well represented at the Walk United event at Angel Stadium on Sunday, April 19. In fact, more than 40 department employees, friends and family members took part in the 5K fundraising event. [...]