Posts Tagged as "education"

Kern County to Host Third Annual LGBTQ Youth Summit

March 6, 2018 / By
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South Kern Sol

On Saturday March 10th, the Kern County LGBTQ Youth Roundtable will host the third annual LGBTQ Youth Summit for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and straight allied youth, parents, teachers, and community members.

Despite community outcry, KHSD has no immediate plans to build high school in Lamont

February 9, 2018 / By and
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By Veronica Morley

Lamont residents packed the Kern High School District board chambers Monday in a standing-room only meeting as they pled for trustees to approve the construction of a high school in their town.

Expulsions and transfer rates down amid a gradual transition to PBIS at the Kern High School District

February 9, 2018 / By and
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By Dean Welliver

Following pressure after it settled a lawsuit alleging it engaged in discriminatory disciplinary practices, Kern High School District cut its number of expulsions in half between 2016 and 2017, district officials reported late last month.

Report Identifies Students’ College Pathway Challenges

February 7, 2018 / By and
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Dean Welliver, South Kern Sol, News Report

Look around a typical high school classroom of about 20 students — it’s likely that just six will graduate from college.

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.