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SLV Teachers Showcase Power of Lesson Study

Five 1st grade teachers from the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District (SLVUSD) recently demonstrated the effectiveness of Lesson Study, a professional development approach that ...

Progress in Foster Youth Graduation Rates

FosterEd’s mission is to increase the educational outcomes for students in foster care, and one of the major focus areas over the last few years ...
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Precautionary Closures Due to Storm Impacts

The COE offices at 399 and 400 Encinal St in Santa Cruz are currently under evacuation warning and have closed for the remainder of today, ...

Wellness Resource Spotlight – Stress Buster: Mindfulness Practices

The stress buster playbook developed by the former CA Surgeon General has been synthesized into an actionable one-pager available in both English and Spanish! Stress ...

Stanford Summer Mentorship Opportunity for Students

This selective pre-collegiate virtual Summer Mentorship Program – organized by Stanford students, researchers, and instructors – matches talented school students in grades 6-12 with Stanford ...
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COVID-19 booster shots available for school staff

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California’s Updated Accountability System Released – California School Dashboard

The Dashboard provides school communities with a comprehensive view of how their schools are performing and serving students across a variety of measures.
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Teachers Dive into New Science Standards at Annual Water Education Workshops

Teachers attending the training receive certification as Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) educators.
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Visiting Scientist Brings Research and Field Science into Santa Cruz County Classrooms

County Superintendent of Schools Michael Watkins is pleased to announce the arrival of visiting scientist, Dr. Bruce MacFadden, to the County Office of Education.