The Bakersfield City School District is exploring the idea of implementing a modified calendar — a year-round school year — and bringing back a remediation summer school program in upcoming years, according to Irma Cervantes, the district’s spokeswoman.
Community members, South High staff and students had a special lunch Thursday at South High’s annual Black History Month Luncheon.
On the menu was a line up of soul food options consisting of fried chicken, collard greens, corn bread, black eyed peas and so much more.
Lyndsi Andreas was prepared to speak at the Bakersfield City School District board meeting Tuesday. One of the topics at hand? A district attempt to limit the amount of time speakers could have to address the board during the public comment period.
Bakersfield City School District officials plan to bring summer school back in 2020 after a one-year hiatus, Superintendent Harry ‘Doc’ Ervin said Saturday during a community forum at Walter Stiern Middle School.
Children living in the Bakersfield City School District will not be attending summer school this year after district officials cut the program to save money — a decision that is being criticized by education advocates.
Should felons have voting rights? Students and inmates discussed this question in January at Cal State Bakersfield’s Ethics Bowl in the Tehachapi prison.