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- Following a pitch for terms limits by a trio of school board candidates, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education voted to revisit the topic in January.
- The Orange County Board of Education welcomed its newest trustee and selected officers for the 2016-2017 school year.
- The state Board of Education is looking at replacing the old Academic Performance Index with a new school accountability tool that will use colors and boxes featuring evaluation rubrics to indicate progress in a number of areas. To that end, the state board took the first step toward approving the new College and Career Readiness Indicator, a metric that will be used to assess how well schools are preparing students for their postsecondary careers.
- According to the California Department of Education, the implementation of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act will not significantly change the current reporting process in California.