Weekly roundup: A landmark court case remembered, Newport-Mesa talks term limits and more

It’s Friday, Feb. 3, which is welcome news if your name is Phil Connors. And for everyone else, here’s our weekly roundup of education news stories impacting Orange County.

  • This year marks the 70th anniversary of a landmark court case from Orange County that had a profound impact on public schools in the United States. Orange County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Al Mijares elaborates in his latest column.
  • Building robotics is a passion and potential career for members of the Clockwork Oranges Robotics Team. The squad, featuring students from El Modena, Orange, Canyon and Villa Park high schools, is gearing up for competition season.
  • A high school senior from Garden Grove recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to deliver a speech in historic Lafayette Square as part of the American Soapbox Initiative.