Back-to-back decathlon wins for Oxnard

One day after the football world was praising the Green Bay Packers for their prowess on professional football’s biggest stage, Ventura County’s education community was honoring the Oxnard High School team for its superior ability on the academic stage. For the second straight year, Oxnard’s young scholars won the right to compete for the state […]

Camarillo in Newsweek’s Top 500 Schools

Camarillo Graduation.

Rather than focus, as in the past, on one metric (AP tests taken per graduate), we consulted a group of experts—Wendy Kopp, founder and CEO of Teach For America; Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Open Education Solutions and the former executive director for education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and Linda Darling-Hammond, Stanford […]