As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, Kern Sol News reached out to the Kern County Educator for Ethnic Studies Coalition to learn more about their plans on highlighting the month in the curriculum.
The State announced today that Kern County has moved from the Purple Tier — the lowest tier — to the less restrictive Red Tier (Tier 2) on the State’s COVID-19 blueprint, effective immediately.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic has hit Kern County, the traditional school setting has drastically changed, as in-person teaching halted and distance learning became the new norm.
Financial aid season is here!
While many students are preparing their respective 2019 tax forms to input on the free financial aid applications, FAFSA or California Dream Act (CADAA), there are others who have never heard of such educational aids.
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.
Bakersfield College and California State University, Bakersfield have been awarded $6 million in federal grants to address disparities and improve community health through education, the institutions announced last week.