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Education Agencies

United States Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for administers and coordinates most federal assistance to education.


California Department of Education (CDE)
The CDE collects and distributes data and information on California public schools, acts as an advisor to school districts and county offices of education, and monitors state and federal education programs. The State Superintendent for Public Instruction, a non-partisan elected position currently held by Jack O'Connell, is the Chief Executive Officer of the CDE.


Santa Clara County Of Education (SCCOE)
The SCCOE provides instructional, administrative, human resources, business and technical support services to the county's 32 school districts.
SCCOE programs that provide direct instruction include Special Education, Head Start, Environmental Education, Regional Occupational Programs and Alternative Schools. An additional program, Migrant Education, supports the special needs of migratory children.
This site is for students, parents, school districts, community agencies and businesses.

California Education Code 
State law governing public schools, school districts, and county offices of education are generally found in the Education Code. (Some sections of the Code apply to community colleges as well.) Bills enacted by state lawmakers generally amend, add, or repeal sections of the Education Code.