The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its community-based census education outreach efforts last week at the Martin Luther Kind Jr. Community Center with a goal to get an accurate count for the 2020 Census.
Delano students of all ages joined the Bakersfield College Delano Campus in celebrating Larry Itliong Day and Filipino American history Friday with a series of events with the hopes to emphasize the importance of teaching ethnic studies.
Data presented Tuesday at the Kern High School District’s fifth community forum showed overall disciplinary trends in the 2018-19 school year have decreased in many areas; however a high number of students are still exiting general education.
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.
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.
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.