How does OCDE’s Information Technology team support students and educators throughout Orange County? If you’ve got 30 seconds, IT Director Louis Mazzarini will explain. [...]
The Tustin Unified School District and the Tustin Public Schools Foundation are jointly hosting their second "Connect Institute," a technology and learning conference, from Feb. 24 through Feb. 26. More than 1... Read More
Over the next two Saturdays, more than 500 students from 43 local high schools will participate in the 48th annual Orange County Academic Decathlon, which concludes with the rousing Super Quiz Relay on Feb. 6. ... 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 March, tech-minded teachers and administrators will once again gather in Palm Springs for the annual CUE National Conference, featuring the latest educational technologies and innovations. But what about those who can’t make it out to Palm Springs? Well, now there’s a way to participate remotely from right here in Orange County. [...]
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. [...]
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.
How’s this for recognition? State Superintendent Tom Torlakson recently cited the Laguna Beach Unified School District as one of the three leading digital districts in California. “These bright spots serve as lights of encouragement and guidance for our state,” Torlakson wrote in this letter to district leaders about technology and equity. [...]