Each year around this time, more than 500,000 students in grades four through 12 take part in National History Day contests throughout the U.S. If you haven't heard of National History Day, the program chall... Read More
Whether you’re an educator, a parent, a grandparent, an aunt, an uncle or even an older sibling, there is something special about reading to a child. With each turn of the page, horizons expand, and new shad... Read More
Every Friday, the OCDE Newsroom posts a roundup of the latest education headlines. Click through to review the big stories from this week.
Once again, we're challenging staff members to explain Orange County Department of Education programs or services in under half a minute. For our latest installment of "OCDE in 30 Seconds,” we caught up with... Read More
As we’ve mentioned here before, education offers more than its share of buzzwords, acronyms and jargon, but some are definitely worth getting to know a little better. MTSS is one. The initials stand for M... 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 Friday, Jan. 22, 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.
This week, Lydia Romero-Cruz Elementary School in Santa Ana became the latest Orange County campus to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand new Fit Kid Center. As we’ve previously reported here, Fit K... Read More
While many commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with parades and ceremonies, students from OCDE’s Inside the Outdoors program annually celebrate the legacy of Dr. King by hosting their own MLK Day of Service ... Read More
If you’ve ever thought about becoming a teacher, this might be a good time. According to a recent article from EdSource, California is reporting teacher shortages in most subject areas. Such a disclosure might result in increased federal assistance in the form of tuition grants and forgiveness on some student loan debt for those willing to fill the gaps. [...]