Fresno County Youth Choir inspires with music

High-energy group emphasizes diversity

Got Milk? Breakfast Challenge encourages healthy diet

Fresno County schools compete to win $3,000

FCOE All Staff Day celebrates 'Back to School'

Staff kicks off new school year with spirit, fun

FCOE receives $50,000 grant for science fair

Goal is to increase student participation

Message from the Superintendent

When we think of early care and education, a classroom setting naturally comes to mind. Most of us recall our days as an elementary school child learning our ABCs, 123s and coloring happily outside of the lines. It’s an idyllic image, the kind we all hope our children will experience. But the quality education of our youngest students today is not simple nor should it be. It is the evolving concept of combining the best practices of the past with the diverse challenges facing the 32 schools districts of Fresno County.

There’s a nostalgic feeling that early childhood should be carefree of pressure or worry or want. As parents, our most-cherished hopes are for our children to...