Education

Delano school district votes to keep sit-out rule policy; residents criticize board member for not following rule

23.09.2019 / By

The Delano Joint Union High School District voted Sept. 10 to keep the one-year sit out policy for students who transfer schools within the district, leaving student-athletes disappointed.

As KHSD transfers increase, so do expulsion and suspension rates at continuation schools, data shows

05.09.2019 / By

Although suspensions and expulsions have decreased over the years at the Kern High School District, advocates remain concerned the district is still finding ways to push out students of color.

‘A model for rural communities’: Early college program could transform education in the Central Valley

03.09.2019 / By

In many rural communities, just getting kids to graduate from high school proves challenging.

But in McFarland, Bakersfield College and McFarland High School administrators are doubling down on efforts to ensure kids not only graduate with a high school diploma, but also take college courses and put them on a pathway to a degree.