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
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
Here’s a story that’s earning interest. Union Bank has opened an actual working branch on the campus of Loara High School in Anaheim. By all accounts, this represents a highly unique partnership that’s dispe... Read More
Kirstie Suarez’s family moved several times when she was in high school, bouncing between California, North Carolina and Florida before Suarez took her final classes at Saddleback High School in Santa Ana. S... 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
A waste-reduction partnership between the Orange County Department of Education's Inside the Outdoors program and OC Waste & Recycling has received the state’s highest environmental honor. On the heels of ... Read More
A new year is upon us, and that means all sorts of new state laws go into effect. Here at the OCDE Newsroom, we’ve been specifically tracking a handful of educational bills that are expected to have an impact on Orange County students and schools. Click through to see what's changing.
California students posted a 97 percent participation rate on this year’s statewide English and math assessments, education officials announced Tuesday. And the numbers were just as strong locally.
OC Pathways, an initiative that's bringing together schools, colleges and businesses to create new career paths in targeted industry sectors, just capped its first year — and it was quite a year. Click through to read the latest column from the desk of Dr. Al Mijares, Orange County's superintendent of schools.