In the news: Students use 3D printers to make prosthetic hands, a district name change in Anaheim and more

Ready for the roundup? Here are the big stories from this week:


  • The Anaheim City School District Board of Education approved changing the district’s name to the Anaheim Elementary School District following years of questions and public confusion over the old name.
  • A new documentary critical of charter schools aired at Anaheim High School, drawing a crowd of more than 900 educators, parents and students.
  • Juliet Morris Elementary School in Cypress earned a Green Ribbon award for its excellence in environmental education and energy efficient upgrades to its facilities.
  • With an assist from the L.A. Galaxy, Andrew Jackson Elementary School in the Santa Ana Unified School District became the first campus in California to install a mini-soccer pitch, providing a safe place for students to play.