The Kern High School District had its first cohort of students return for in-person instruction Wednesday.
By Kern Educators for Ethnic Studies
Kern County Educators for Ethnic Studies stands in solidarity with our black students, teachers, and community.
Although COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in Kern County, data shows they have decreased recently, according to the Kern County Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard.
Last year the American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, and Southern Poverty Law Center challenged the policy that forces asylum seekers to remain in Mexico.
“Prior to the fights, it was a very peaceful protest,” a Bakersfield Police Department spokesman said of a local Breonna Taylor vigil in late September.
As of Tuesday, Kern County was in the second tier of the State’s COVID-19 guidelines, according to Kern County Public Health.
California announced Tuesday marked the third consecutive week that Kern County remains in the Red Tier or second tier.
The deadlines for college applications is quickly approaching, and college seniors in McFarland say they are feeling a bit nervous, as distance learning has made it difficult to receive advice or resources from school staff about college applications.