County Education

Reducing Suspensions

Reducing Suspensions

By Scott Turnbull, Superintendent Soquel Unified Elementary School District Below is an idea shared at a training session I attended last school year: When a child doesn’t know how to read, we teach. When a child doesn’t know how to ride a bike, we teach. When a child doesn’t know how to add, we teach. […]

Funding Education in California

Funding Education in California

By Michael Watkins, Superintendent of the Santa Cruz County Office of Education On January 9 the Governor released California’s 2018-19 fiscal year budget and although schools on the surface appear to be winners, one has to dig a little deeper to unearth what the new dollars really mean for California’s 6 million students and the […]