Posts Tagged as "education"

Kern High School District to Host Forum On School Discipline and Climate

January 12, 2018 / By and
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South Kern Sol, News Report, Dean Welliver

The Kern High School District will this month host its second community forum on school climate, a condition of a settlement agreement it entered into after parents, students and advocacy groups alleged it engaged in a years-long pattern of discriminatory discipline practices.

Black and Latino Parents See Lack of Funding as Biggest Cause of Racial Disparities in Education

June 8, 2017 / By
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More Investments Need to be Made Into High-Need Students

May 24, 2017 / By
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By Randy Villegas

Parents, students, and community organizations held a press conference May 23 to launch an educational media campaign to encourage community participation in the school budget process known as the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

Living In Fear In A Place You Call Home

May 24, 2017 / By
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By Luis, 19

Editor’s note: The Kern County Board of Supervisors recently adopted a resolution opposing California’s Senate Bill 54.

Speech Calls for Youth to Rise Up

May 17, 2017 / By
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By Phoenix Hailing, Photo by Kody Stoebig

Editor’s Note: Phoenix Hailing of Highland High School, 18, gave this speech at the “Day of Resistance” community march and rally held on May 1 at Mill Creek Linear Park in downtown Bakersfield.

Cornerstone Theater Company Presents ‘Talk It Out’

November 9, 2012 / By
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Cornerstone Theater Company and The California Endowment present Talk It Out on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m.

At South Kern School, A Recipe for Success

August 3, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Stephanie Espinoza, Posted: Aug 02, 2012

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – With the beginning of the school year fast approaching, parents and students alike are gearing up for new classrooms, new teachers and, for many, new struggles.

Physic Olympics A Mental Competition

June 15, 2012 / By
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Golden Valley High School students try to beat out the competition./Photo by FABIAN GONZALEZ/South Kern Sol



BAKERSFIELD– Students from Arvin High School and Golden Valley High School were among the 17 high schools in the Kern High School District (KHSD) to participate in the 24th Annual Physics Olympics at Bakersfield College on April 27.

Arvin’s Horticulture Academy Host Event

May 18, 2012 / By
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Vice President of the Bank of the Sierra Anthony Mungary talks to a group of Arvin High students./ Photo by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol


Arvin High School Environmental Horticulture Academy hosted and all-day event to help student advance in their education and career goals.

Students Express Concern with Proposed Pell Grant Cuts

May 4, 2012 / By
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Capital Building./Photo by Paul Vladuchick via Flickr

By Tony Aguilar Coachella Unincorporated


Federal Financial Aid for many college students stands on the brink of annihilation if the newly proposed Republican budget passes in Congress.