It’s Friday, Aug. 28, and we bring you some headlines of interest from the past week.
The Santa Ana Unified School District is the first Orange County district to try out TutorMate, an online literacy-tutoring program that connects volunteers through Skype during the school day.
An elementary school in Westminster has opened registration for their Vietnamese dual-immersion program to kindergarten students both within and outside district boundaries.
Unity Middle College High charter school in Orange will partner with Santiago Canyon College to provide college courses to high school students.
More educational funding in California means schools are able to restore programs lost during the recession.
Research showing that teens who use electronic cigarettes are more likely to use tobacco has public health officials working to develop effective counter-campaigns against a product often viewed as a safe, socially acceptable alternative to smoking.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill this week eliminating the California High School Exit Exam requirement for seniors in the class of 2015.