A quick check of the calendar reveals today is the first day of spring. It’s also International Day of Happiness, as well as a Friday – is that redundant? – and we’ve got a quick recap of the week’s local education news.
Reflecting an improved state economy, the March 15 deadline for alerting tenured teachers that they could be laid off at the end of the year came and went with just a handful of notices issued by districts in Orange County.
Ladera Vista Junior High School in Fullerton nurtures students’ passions in music, theater and dance through a curriculum that emphasizes arts instruction, and now the school is poised to become an accredited school of performing arts.