In the news: Newport-Mesa school board talks term limits, OC Board of Education welcomes new trustee and more Staff reports July 15, 2016 Have you missed any top education stories this week? We have you covered. Take a look at the OCDE weekly roundup: 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.