Greenfield Union School District officials are proposing a hybrid in-person and distance learning instructional model when students and staff return to school in the fall.
Cal State Bakersfield has made it a primary goal to show that higher education is diverse, accessible and welcoming to all students, especially students of color.
The Kern High School District announced the winners of its 10th annual Promoting Excellence in Activities and Athletics in Kern Awards virtually Wednesday night.
The Rosedale Union School District plans to reopen schools with an in-person instructional model beginning Aug. 13, but will give parents a choice on whether to send their children to school.
The Panama-Buena Vista Union School District board of trustees discussed several back-to-school reopening options during Monday night's meeting, but ultimately delayed making a vote.
The Kern High School District board of trustees heard various comments from district leaders and the community Monday night regarding reopening schools in the fall and providing funds for the district's police department.
The Bakersfield Christian High School campus is beginning to look a little more like its old self again, albeit on a smaller scale and with a few safety precautions in place.
The Delano Joint Union High School District has decided to hold a drive-thru alternative graduation ceremony for its three high schools "in an effort to comply with County Health Department recommendations and State guidelines," according to the district.
The Kern High School District said its first modified graduation ceremony Monday night "went smoothly" and expects each school throughout the week to follow safety guidelines.
President Lynnette Zelezny announced Tuesday that two Kern County leaders have join the president’s African-American Advisory Council to offer guidance as Cal State Bakersfield pursues its mission to make higher education accessible, equitable and welcoming for all students.
Nothing could stop several hundred people from celebrating graduates Monday night at Golden Valley High School — not COVID-19, nor the usual Bakersfield heat.
Inside Hortencia Cabral's south Bakersfield home sits two baggies full of face masks of all colors and styles. Her twin 10-year-old boys know the drill: before going anywhere, they have to pick and wear one.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools has provided its own guidance to local school districts planning to safely reopen this fall.
Garces Memorial and Bakersfield Christian high schools announced some of their reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year Friday.
Bakersfield College officials said Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will allow immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to thrive, work and continue their education in the country they call home.
Cal State Bakersfield President Lynnette Zelezny praised the U.S. Supreme Court for its decision Thursday to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects immigrants who were brought to the country as children and allows them to work.
The Kern High School District released a list of safety guidelines for its graduation ceremonies to assist school sites with reducing COVID-19 transmission risk to staff, students and guests.
The Kern High School District is considering a bond measure for the November election that could be used to expand vocational education training, build a new school or both.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn and Rep. TJ Cox were some of the individuals who kicked off Bakersfield College's weeklong #LightACandle: A Juneteenth Conversation Monday night by discussing racism and social injustice in the country.
A local college official says Amazon is looking to hire more than 3,000 people — three times the total required under a subsidy agreement worked out with Kern County officials — to work full- and part-time at a large distribution center the e-commerce giant expects to open this summer just n…
Porterville College announced Monday it will implement a hybrid learning approach for the fall semester, where instruction and support services will be predominantly online with a few exceptions.
As if preparing to reopen schools in a coronavirus world wasn't difficult enough, local districts are facing proposed substantial deficits and cuts the next fiscal year.
The local owner of Sylvan Learning of Bakersfield is offering a free, online event to parents to share tips and resources on how to keep the love of learning shining bright among their children this summer and avoid the "COVID slide."
The Bakersfield College Child Development Center is scheduled to reopen Monday with two enrollment options: the traditional drop-off option or a virtual learning environment.
Thursday's virtual Kern Community College District board of trustees meeting featured several comments urging Chancellor Tom Burke to return around $4.1 million in 2018-19 unallocated funds back to districtwide reserves.
Bakersfield College is partnering with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools to provide courses that train teachers in effective online teaching tools and techniques.
Bakersfield College on Wednesday highlighted a two-week series of events to mark Juneteenth, the annual celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States in 1865.
Norris Middle School's Students Leading Education chapter has been named the National SLED Chapter for the second year in a row, and eighth grader Zachary Been was named the National SLED Student of the Year.
RegisteredNursing.org recently named Cal State Bakersfield’s Nursing Department No. 3 on its 2020 Best Online Registered Nursing to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs in California.
Bakersfield College is leading a collaboration with the Bakersfield Police Department and Danny Morrison Media to produce a series of virtual conversations and celebrations leading up to June 19 — known as Juneteenth — a date commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools and Kern Behavioral Health & Recovery Services announced the agencies have been awarded a $6 million Mental Health Student Services Act grant from the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission.
California's State Superintendent Tony Thurmond released official guidance on school reopenings Monday as local districts prepare for fall opening dates.
The Bakersfield City School District is investigating an incident involving one of its employees after a video was widely shared on social media this weekend.
Cal State Bakersfield President Lynnette Zelezny has awarded the university’s highest honor, the President’s Medal, to philanthropist and agribusiness leader Barbara Grimm-Marshall for her commitment to uplifting and advancing the region through education, philanthropy and innovation.
Cecelia Stewart wasn’t totally sure how she and her children would get through the ups and downs of distance learning when school closures were announced in mid-March.
A Garces Memorial High School teacher who was allegedly fired over social media posts targeting the Black Lives Matter movement and protests said he stands by his posts and called his former school "insane" for not supporting him.
Following the Memorial Day death of George Floyd in police custody and nationwide protests that have ensued, Bakersfield College is planning several discussions and events in acknowledgement and celebration of black liberation around June 19.
Porterville College will host a “drive through celebration” for more than 650 graduates representing 876 degrees on June 10 and 11 at the college’s Jamison Stadium.
As California legislators and state officials try to mitigate a projected $54 billion shortfall due to the coronavirus pandemic, local school districts are looking at significant budget cuts of their own.
As local districts eye August as the start of the next academic year, one thing is certain: Schools will likely look much different for Kern County students.
Bakersfield College is partnering with the California Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the California Department of Social Services and the UFW Foundation to provide virtual immigration clinics for Bakersfield College students, staff and faculty.
Bakersfield College is facing a 20.9 percent drop in its fall semester enrollment, mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to enrollment data from Institutional Research.