State superintendent candidates forumState superintendent candidates forum
Incumbent Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck faced off Sept. 17 in a forum hosted by LACOE. Watch it here....Read more
Putting dad in the picturePutting dad in the picture
LACOE's Head Start-State Preschool Division is part of an effort to increase male involvement in preschool, home and community....Read more
Academic events motivate studentsAcademic events motivate students
LACOE organizes numerous countywide awards programs and scholastic competitions aimed at promoting student achievement and excellence in public education. Make plans now to take part in these rewarding activities in the 2014-15 school year....Read more
First Road To Success Academy certifiedFirst Road To Success Academy certified
LACOE's school serving young women detained at Camp Scott-Scudder has been certified as the first Road To Success Academy, a model of instruction the Office aims to implement throughout its Juvenile Court Schools....Read more
State task force issues plan to improve civic learningState task force issues plan to improve civic learning
When more people can name the judges on "American Idol" than the justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, it's time to revitalize civic learning....Read more
Focus on foster youthFocus on foster youth
More than 12,500 foster youth attend school in L.A. County. A new initiative aims to improve educational outcomes for this group of students at high risk of academic failure....Read more
Curriculum & Instruction professional development for 2014-15Curriculum & Instruction professional development for 2014-15
Here you will find links to workshops and webcasts providing information and support for district leaders. A comprehensive listing of trainings and workshops offered by the Division of Curriculum and Instructional Services....Read more
New funding & accountability systemNew funding & accountability system
The Local Control Funding Formula and related accountability plan represent the most significant education finance reform in four decades. LACOE has set up an online template and review system to assist districts with this process, along with a web page with information and resources....Read more
Online courses on the Common CoreOnline courses on the Common Core
Check out the schedule of online courses for 2014 aimed at helping educators implement the new Common Core state standards....Read more
A second chance at successA second chance at success
Kellie Noa found herself hanging out with the wrong crowd and losing interest in schoolwork. But her story took a positive turn after enrolling in LACOE's Downey community school....Read more
Challenger Reform Task ForceChallenger Reform Task Force
The Task Force oversees the effort to improve educational and rehabilitative programming at the Challenger Memorial Youth Center, a juvenile probation facility in Lancaster....Read more
FCMAT action planFCMAT action plan
An independent review of LACOE by the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team resulted in 400 recommendations for improvement. Track LACOE's progress in responding to the recommendations using our online tool....Read more
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Click to view album: Celebration of Learning 7.20.14
Celebration of Learning 7.20.14
Click to view album: LACOE Salutes the Golden Bell Winners - 5.15.14
LACOE Salutes the Golden Bell Winners - 5.15.14
Click to view album: LACHSA Grand Opening Ceremony
LACHSA Grand Opening Ceremony
Click to view album: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts
Los Angeles County High School for the Arts
Click to view album: History Day LA Event 2013
History Day LA Event 2013
Click to view album: Very Special Arts Festival - 10.26.12
Very Special Arts Festival - 10.26.12

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