With back packs filled, pencils sharpened and school lunches packed, tens of thousands of students across Orange County began arriving to campuses this week for the start of the 2018-19 school year.
August h... Read More
The California State Legislature is busy this summer considering dozens of proposed education bills that could affect everything from charter schools and education funding, to how campuses can best prepare stud... Read More
Following a comprehensive nationwide search, the Orange County Department of Education has hired Jeffrey Riel as its next general counsel.
Riel, who brings nearly 20 years of educational law experience, has ... Read More
Orange County's high school graduation rate for the Class of 2017 dropped slightly to 89.5 percent, according to new state figures.
The rate fell from 91 percent compared to the previous year. But the drop i... Read More
The same year OCDE’s Dennis Roberson began his career in education, Andy Griffith left Mayberry, the Beatles cut the White Album and moviegoers rode shotgun with Steve McQueen in “Bullitt.”
Roberson started ... Read More
Tustin High School is hosting an exhibition match on Friday, July 27 between the USA Women's National Volleyball Team and the Japanese National Team.
U.S. captain Carli Lloyd greets a Japanese opponent in a... Read More
The state Department of Education has awarded an additional $15 million to a partnership led by the Orange County Department of Education to further expand California MTSS, which aims to better support the acad... Read More
When leaders of the Huntington Beach City School District selected a training program to enhance teaching and learning through technology, they didn’t just enroll a handful of educators — they went all in.
A... Read More
Attendees of the ninth annual Safe Schools Conference gather for the first general session on Wednesday. The conference has drawn more than 600 school counselors, police officers, youth service workers, electe... Read More
For more than 35 years, Ron Wenkart has been the go-to legal expert for local schools and districts, but his reputation extends far beyond Orange County.
As OCDE’s general counsel — a position he’s held since... Read More