Back to school season has started throughout the state of California and school campuses are welcoming students back for in-person learning.
After more than a year of virtual learning, resuming school in-person has been met with a mix of concerns and positive energy as it proves itself to be a big transition in public education.
Bakersfield College’s nursing and healthcare programs will receive a huge funding increase thanks to Assemblymember Rudy Salas’ advocating at recent budget negotiations.
On July 28 Assemblymember Salas announced that he was able to secure $6 million which will go directly into BC’s workforce training programs.
With the beginning of the Back to School season, heated discussions surrounding the mask mandate have been frequent.
The group, Let Them Breathe, is one significant generator of those discussions.
With the passage of Assembly Bill 130, students will now have the option to partake in a virtual independent studies program for the upcoming school year as the pandemic it still very present.
Following a school year consisting of mostly virtual learning, Bakersfield College has given students the opportunity to enroll in a hybrid learning style.
The Kern High School has announced that school campuses are returning to full, in-person instruction on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.