Education

Teachers association advocates for increase in teacher pay at KHSD board meeting

12.12.2018 / By

Newly elected Kern High School District trustees Cynthia Brakeman and Janice Graves — both retired teachers — were sworn in at Monday’s board meeting the same meeting the president of the Kern High School Teachers Association advocated for an increase in teachers’ pay.  

BC and CSUB food pantries to close for winter break; students still in need of food during time off

03.12.2018 / By
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With winter break just weeks away, the food pantry at Bakersfield College and Cal State Bakersfield are preparing to close for winter break, but that doesn’t mean student hunger takes a break.

Less homework, less stress: a different way of assigning homework

28.11.2018 / By

Third-grade teacher Laura Afifi likes her students to be stress free. She knows she can’t control tensions at home, but one stress factor she can control is the amount of homework assigned to her students.