• Young Artists Showcase offers an opportunity to support the arts in education

    SCCOE SAN JOSE, CA – Twenty-eight works of art will enter the state’s biggest adjudicated student art collection in the Young Artists Showcase located at the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) on Tuesday, May 22. This year students from across Santa Clara County have created works based...
  • 5 Ways the Arts Are Good for Kids

    David Murphey Child Trends Young children love to draw, paint, sing, and dance, and these activities play an important role in their early development. The benefits of arts participation persist into adolescence and beyond. Here are five reasons why the arts are important for children.  Arts participation is associated...
  • 5 ways screen time can benefit children and families

    Courtney Nugent/Lauren Supplee Child Trends They’re everywhere. At home, in restaurants and parks, on the subway—wherever you look, you’re likely to see parents and young children interacting with digital media on smartphones or tablets. At least 38 percent of children under age two and 80 percent of two- to...
  • 5 tips for a memorable, stress-free graduation party

    BPT The nation’s high school graduation rate continues to rise. With more than 84 percent of students graduating on time in 2016, it is at a record high, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, the National Center for Education Statistics is expecting that...
  • East San José School makes California’s list of distinguished schools

    Alpha Schools Alpha: Cornerstone Academy Preparatory is one of 287 schools throughout the state, 17 in Santa Clara County, named a 2018 California Distinguished School. The program, which honors California’s most exemplary and inspiring public schools, returns after a three-year break, replacing the California Gold Ribbon Schools Program. Schools...
  • Millennials and the Tough Road Ahead

    Educational Testing Service New research: Many millennials, even those employed or in education, find themselves marginalized PRINCETON, N.J., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Tens of millions of America’s nearly 80 million millennials, the diverse generation of Americans between roughly 16 and 34, are not positioned to thrive...
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Los milenarios y el camino difícil por delante

    Educational Testing Service Nueva investigación: muchos milenarios, incluso aquellos individuos empleados o en educación, se ven marginados PRINCETON, Nueva Jersey, 17 de abril de 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Decenas de millones de los casi 80 millones de milenarios en los Estados Unidos, la generación diversa de estadounidenses entre aproximadamente...
  • Success Stories Prove That No One Gets A Diploma Alone

    NAPSI The United States’ national graduation rate rose to record highs in 2017. The Problem Nevertheless, there are still approximately 34 million American adults who do not have a high school diploma. Why A Diploma Matters On average, individuals with a high school degree can expect to earn 30...
  • County Board of Education signs resolution supporting High School Voter Education Weeks

    ​SAN JOSE, CA– On Wednesday, April 3, the Santa Clara County Board of Education passed a resolution to support High School Voter Education Weeks. It passed unanimously, with one board member absent. This semi-annual event is designed to promote civic education and foster an environment which encourages learning by...