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COVID-19 update: State employees, health care workers will need to show proof of vaccination or get tested regularly
July 26 , 2021
OCDE and local school districts continue to track the latest developments related to COVID-19 while following guidance from the California Department of Public Health and the Orange County Health Care Agency. Below is our running digest, with newer stories posted at the top. Updated at 1:21 p.m. on July 26, 2021 Governor: State employees, health […]
Anaheim Elementary unveils new electric school buses for 2021-22
A fleet of clean-energy electric buses is making its way to the Anaheim Elementary School District. AESD expects to take possession of eight new electric buses by the fall, but the first four were recently unveiled at the district’s transportation depot. The acquisition was made possible by a California Energy Commission grant designed to further […]
Weekly roundup: All California students now qualify for free school meals, educators gather for MTSS conference, and more
July 23 , 2021
Starting this year, every public school student in Orange County will have the option to get meals at school for free, regardless of their family’s income. In fact, free meals will be available to all 6.2 million students in California, from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, thanks to the state’s unexpected budget windfall, the Associated Press […]
‘With Liberty and Justice for All’: OC forum examines ethnic studies and state’s model curriculum (VIDEO)
A panel of eight academic experts shared their insight on ethnic studies and California’s recently adopted model curriculum Wednesday during an online forum hosted by Orange County Superintendent Dr. Al Mijares. Presented by OCDE, the event titled “With Liberty and Justice for All: A Colloquium on Ethnic Studies” spanned about two hours, drawing an audience […]