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International Jazz Week in Santa Cruz County Schools

This year, Prince H. Lawsha, percussionist and singer, performed for several of our county’s schools.

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Area Educators Celebrate National Bilingual/Multilingual Learners Advocacy Month

Educators from Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties gathered in Morgan Hill for the first ever Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month Regional Showcase.

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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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Spellmaster Presides for 30th Year over Hotly Contested Spelling Bee

Over one hundred students in grades 4-9 gathered at the UCSC campus for the annual county-wide spelling bee.

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QiGong for Health

In January, 2017, the students in Anne Spoon’s Post Secondary class started off the new year with a focus on health.

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Dance Around the World

“Through arts in education, students develop the creative thinking and problem solving skills that are crucial to successful life and work in the 21st century.”

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Investing In Our Youngest Learners

On October 13, 2016, the Santa Cruz County Office of Education (SCCOE) hosted The Raising of America.

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An Educational Journey by Debbie Reynon

Four and half years ago, I embarked on an educational journey to obtain my Bachelor’s Degree in Career and Technical Education.

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Santa Cruz COE Launches Language Ambassadors Program

The Santa Cruz COE Curriculum and Instruction Department is launching a new program to promote and celebrate multilingualism.

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The Raising of America Film Series Grows Community Awareness and Builds Hope for Young Children

A child’s earliest experiences not only leave a lasting impression on them, but studies now prove that early stressors can literally alter genetic structure.

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Sueños Program Participants Visit the San Francisco Exploratorium

Sueños Program participants and staff recently spent an exciting day visiting the Exploratorium on Pier 15 in San Francisco!

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Student Authors’ Fair 2016

Hundreds of students and families visited the Capitola Mall on April 30, 2016, for the annual Student Authors’ Fair. The Student Authors’ Fair (SAF), organized …

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