Delano High School students were constantly checking their phones for social media updates late last month as they awaited the California Interscholastic Federation to announce its decision regarding high school sports for the 2020-21 school year.
Biviana Camacho, an incoming Bakersfield College freshman, will turn 18 nearly one month before the 2020 Presidential Election.
Camacho has been looking forward to this day for years, as she pre-registered to vote two years ago.
The Kern High School District Board of Trustees adopted Monday evening its final 2020-21 school year budget, which allocates funds to the district’s police department.
This vote comes after the Kern Education Justice Collaborative spent all of last week advocating for the district to defund the police department and reallocate the money to provide more mental health services.
A week before the Kern High School District is set to vote on the final budget for the 2020-21 school year, the Kern Education Justice Collaborative launched a week of action, calling to defund the District’s police department.
The number of homeless students in Kern is expected to increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the McFarland Unified School District has decided to reopen schools in four phases, beginning Aug.