An air-conditioning problem prompted Wayside Elementary to release students early from school Friday morning.
Bakersfield College’s Renegade Pantry received a $20,000 grant from the Kern Partnership for Children and Families to help alleviate food insecurity among college students.
Whether students were heading to school for the first time or catching up with old friends after a few months apart, the excitement of a new school year was felt across Kern County on Wednesday.
The first day of school is Wednesday for several Kern County schools, and Bakersfield City School District and Kern High School District students might notice a few changes this school year.
Bakersfield College’s Department of Public Safety is holding Active Shooter Response Trainings for the campus community and general public throughout September and October.
Getting a classroom ready for the school year requires more than just pencils, notebooks and glue sticks. Posters, books and decorations enhance learning, but can come at a high out-of-pocket cost.
The sounds of early alarm clocks and school bells ringing are just within a few days' time, whether teachers, parents and kids like it or not.
The first day of school is just a few days away and school supplies are not the only items parents need to cross off their back-to-school checklist.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools office, in conjunction with the Kern High School District, will host the 20th annual Kern County College Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Rabobank Convention Center.
While seeing a rubber chicken fly through the air might not be a typical college campus sighting, it was one of the many activities incoming Cal State Bakersfield students got to participate in to ease their college worries Wednesday.
Cal State Bakersfield’s School of Business and Public Administration achieved reaccreditation from one of the nation’s leading collegiate oversight bodies, which praised the quality of the university’s faculty, dedication to providing students with hands-on learning opportunities and deep en…
If Cal State Bakersfield had a Mount Rushmore of its most outstanding graduates, whose faces would you like to see on it? Now you have the power to decide.
Cal State Bakersfield received more than $7.4 million from donors through the CSUB Foundation in fiscal year 2018-19, a 43 percent increase over the prior fiscal year.
August in Bakersfield means it's time for scorching summer temperatures, one last family vacation and everyone's favorite activity: back-to-school shopping.
Beginning Wednesday, construction work at Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium will begin taking place during overnight hours in order for W2W Sport Flooring workers to avoid the daylight’s extreme heat conditions.
Bakersfield College has the possibility to provide additional baccalaureate degree programs in the coming years now that its accrediting commission was granted approval to authorize community colleges for more than one baccalaureate degree.
Nothing says Bakersfield quite like a Lemucchi Grocery delicatessen with garlic and sausage hanging from the ceiling, police and fire stations equipped for any task, and an Italian chef flinging pasta in his restaurant.
When Adrianna Flores was a young girl, her father and mother worked in fields picking fruit. She and her brother did not know English very well, and when her brother decided to attend college, it was a tough time because he had no help or prior knowledge on how to navigate through the higher…
For years, Bakersfield has found itself on lists ranked as one of the least educated cities in the country, but local educational leaders think some extra credit opportunities will improve the city's ranking in the future.
April and Jennifer Davis fell in love with education very early on, all thanks to their mother who homeschooled them during their elementary days. It was no surprise when both of them decided to pursue the career path at Cal State Bakersfield.
Among the daily stresses high school students face, one of the most painful must surely be the sight of a low battery message on their phone.
The Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Cal State Bakersfield has received a $2.8 million grant to increase health care providers in underserved and rural parts of the Central Valley.
Garces Memorial High School has a lot to be proud of after one student received the highest score possible on their ACT exam and a near perfect score on their SAT.
There are several factors that impact one's overall health — environment, exercise, eating right, health services — but one that many might not consider is in the palm of their hands.
She headed into an international mock trial tournament last weekend hoping to make a few friends and connections that would help her in the future.
Two professors at Cal State Bakersfield, through their work in education and interactions with teachers across Kern County, recognized there was a need to explore ethics, social-emotional learning and democratic areas in kindergarten through sixth grade classrooms.
Being a college president was never a position Claudia Habib thought she would fill. Her career, much like her life, has been an evolution with no specific end position or goal in mind.
Inside the Bakersfield Federal Courthouse on Thursday, a trial played out very similar to a scandal that has rocked some famous Hollywood celebrities.
It's almost time for football season, and Bakersfield College's Memorial Stadium received a "facelift" in the form of artificial turf Tuesday.
They say, "It ain't over till it's over," and it looks like it's not the end of the line for thousands of students who applied to a Cal State University but were not admitted due to overcrowding.
Most people abide by the saying, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." But what about tinkering with something to improve it and potentially help millions in the end?
Bakersfield College, with the help of Assemblymember Rudy Salas, received $1 million for workforce development through the 2019-20 state budget
What if children could play, jump, skip, run around and have a fun time all while understanding the importance of literacy?
The Kern High School District honored 118 students with the highest grade point average from the class of 2019 Thursday during the Superintendent’s First In Class Awards.
How does one go from the sounds of drills, sanders and saws to the sweet strums of a guitar by using a cigar box and science, technology, engineering and mathematics? High school students at Bakersfield College found out first hand.
SONIC Drive-In recognized nine Bakersfield teachers and the contributions they make to education with a $3,593 donation as a part of its Limeades for Learning initiative in partnership with DonorChoose.org for Teacher Appreciation Month.
The Bakersfield City School District announced Thursday that Diane Cox, assistant superintendent of Human Resources, will retire effective Aug. 1.
The Bakersfield City School District board appointed a new member Tuesday to replace Area 4 Trustee Michael Horne, who resigned in May.
Thirty-one first-generation college students at Cal State Bakersfield will each receive a scholarship of $3,000 from The Coca-Cola Foundation, which has awarded CSUB a grant totaling $100,000.
Most people have spent quality time competing against friends and family members while playing board games. Games such as Monopoly and Scrabble have awakened people's competitive sides and led to strained relationships among loved ones, at least for a few hours.
As two longstanding education leaders prepare to say their goodbyes and begin retirement, two new principals are ready to begin their journeys.