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Elementary Division winners of 2023 Spelling Bee

Top Spellers Crowned at Santa Cruz County Bee

The 2023 Santa Cruz County Spelling Bee champions have been crowned, with Bayview Elementary student Liesl Hildebrand taking first place in the Elementary Division and …

Bay of Life Project Presents Unified View of Monterey Bay

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education (Santa Cruz COE) is pleased to be part of a group of core collaborators presenting Bay of Life: …

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State Treasurer Partners with Santa Cruz COE to Promote CalKIDS

The State of California has made college more accessible for millions of children in the state with the launch of the California Kids Investment and …

Rotary Ride

Ride to raise funds for new mental-health focused student group

Riders in the Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary Bike Ride will be pedaling with purpose later this month as they raise funds to support a new, …

ShiftED: COE and CDE Launch Digital Literacy Collaborative

The COVID-19 pandemic caused several shifts in education, and the Santa Cruz CountyOffice of Education (Santa Cruz COE) and California Department of Education (CDE) are …

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Child Development Resource Center Launches New Website

The Child Development Resource Center, a program of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, today announced it has redesigned and enhanced its website to …

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Univision’s Adriana Frederick Sutton Wins Golden Quill Award

Adriana Frederick Sutton, a reporter and producer with Univision Central Coast, has been chosen as one of 15 recipients of the 2022 Golden Quill Award, …

Task Force Releases LGBTQ+ Booklist for School Libraries

A task force convened by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education has released a booklist called the “Top 40 LGBTQ+ Books that Every School …

Environment

COE receives 2022 California Green Ribbon Schools award

The California Department of Education today announced it has awarded the Santa Cruz County Office of Education (COE) with a 2022 California Green Ribbon Schools …

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Science and Engineering Fair Returns In-Person

SANTA CRUZ, CA — For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Santa Cruz County Science & Engineering Fair is slated to …

COVID-19 testing dashboard

Dashboard details COVID-19 testing results from Santa Cruz County schools

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education this week launched a dashboard summarizing COVID-19 testing results across schools countywide, in partnership with school districts, Inspire …

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COE Wraps Third Year of Paid Summer Youth Employment Program

Ten local teens from disadvantaged backgrounds recently participated in paid summer internships with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education (Santa Cruz COE) under its …