Bakersfield College is moving toward getting its first affordable housing development for low-income or homeless students.
Rosedale Union School District Superintendent John Mendiburu will be moving onto a new position with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools this January, according to a Facebook post from the district.
The Bakersfield City School District Board of Education will consider boundary and grade level changes to five elementary and middle schools as Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School prepares to open its doors in 2020.
A new Bakersfield City School District elementary school proposed for the southwest corner of Masterson Street and Paladino Drive in northeast Bakersfield is scheduled to open fall 2023, according to district documents.
If you can't capture an elementary-aged student's attention with worksheets, games and homework, certainly seeing a 20-pound rabbit, dwarf goats and egg-laying chickens will do the trick.
Students at Wingland Elementary School raised $1,500 and presented a check to support Honor Flight Kern County during a school celebration Friday.
Many people believe parents who send their children to private schools have deep pockets, making it easy for them to donate to various school programs.
Those iconic yellow school buses seen driving through Bakersfield and Kern County could get a hint of green added to them as local school districts look into electric options.
The Kern High School District's Board of Education approved a policy at its meeting Monday night that explains what interactions are deemed inappropriate between staff members and students.
The scene could not be more frightening: a cool breeze filling a cafeteria, lines out the doors, more than 1,200 high school students with hunger in their eyes, ready to chow down on whatever they could get their hands on.
California's future depends on a strong Latino middle class, one researcher suggests, but the group has been struggling in categories such as income distribution, education, housing and employment and entrepreneurship.
The Holocaust for many is a lesson taught from history books in high school or the set up of a film — people are aware of it, but it may not have a deep, intimate impact on their lives.
The term equity has been used as it relates to discussions about possible changes to Downtown Elementary School in the Bakersfield City School District.
Kern Community College District classified employees from Bakersfield, Cerro Coso and Porterville colleges are fighting for what they say are fair wages after their contract ended 15 months ago, but they feel as though they're getting nowhere.
Students in the Buttonwillow Union School District had some of the highest increases in the state with regard to improving the percentage of students who moved into the range of meeting a proficiency standard in recently-released data from state assessments, according to a press release.
The California Center on Teaching Careers – a statewide agency spearheaded by the Tulare County Office of Education – in partnership with Cal State Bakersfield received two federal grants from the United States Department of Education totaling more than $9.4 million to recruit teachers and m…
David Hogg, a survivor of the 2018 Parkland, Fla., school shooting, has canceled an upcoming appearance at Cal State Bakersfield, according to a news release from the university, along with all his 2019-2020 speaking plans.
Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company, Macpherson Energy Corporation, DTE Biomass and Independence High School’s Energy and Utility Career Academy hosted a ceremony and presentation recognizing Wednesday as National Bioenergy Day in Kern County.
A sea of teal-colored dragons — Downtown Elementary Dragons, that is — filled the Bakersfield City School District board room Tuesday night to let trustees know any potential changes to their school would be detrimental to student success.
When a medical call came in on June 24, 2015, to assist an intoxicated man at a trolley station, San Diego firefighter Ben Vernon thought it would be a routine situation.
Cal State Bakersfield President Lynnette Zelezny was on site Monday at the new, temporary Bakersfield College classrooms at Scarlet Oak and Camino Media to greet the first BC students to arrive at the Bakersfield College SouthWest campus. While it marks just a temporary home for BC SouthWest…
The musical warmup began a little late, considering how everyone on stage inside East Bakersfield High's auditorium Monday morning had already performed several pieces. But because no one in the audience had played a note, the clarinetist offered some tips from, of all disciplines, yoga.
Sabrina Ingram was preparing her children for another day of school on Sept. 26 when all of a sudden she received an email from Thompson Junior High School, one no parent ever wants to see.
Catalina Ramirezjuarez wondered why she was not receiving any Bakersfield High School communication in the mail this year.
Greg Bynum is the son of Oklahomans who came to Kern County seeking a better life and not only wanted, but expected, their two boys to get the education they never did.
A 15-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of criminal threats against North High School Tuesday, the same day the school was made aware of an alleged threat, the Kern County Sheriff's Office confirmed.
The second annual Valley Fever Symposium hosted by MEChA de Bakersfield College is taking place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday located on campus in room FA-30.
A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of criminal threats toward Thompson Junior High School students and causing the false report of an emergency, according to a Bakersfield Police Department press release.
There's a lot going on at Bakersfield High School these days, but most people outside of the school's walls might not be aware of it all.
The Kern Teacher Residency Program at Cal State Bakersfield — designed to increase the number of teachers in the Central Valley — has earned the Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education Award, bestowed by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Golden Valley High School sophomores John Casillas and Victor de la Cruz have their morning routine down pat: wake up at 6:20 a.m., walk to school every day except for Tuesdays when they are dropped off and get to school around 7:15 a.m.
Less than half of all students in Kern County who took a statewide standardized test met or exceeded standards for English language arts and mathematics in 2018-2019, but local educators say the numbers show a different story.
Kern High School District announced Stockdale and North high schools may specifically be impacted Thursday by a Pacific Gas and Electric Company Public Safety Power Shutoff outages.
The Kern High School District is seeking the public's help again in naming its 19th comprehensive high school after the Board of Trustees decided more input was needed.
Kern High School District's newest southeast Bakersfield high school will have to wait a little longer until it's named.
When was the last time you thought about the ethical implications of a decision you were about to make? More importantly, when was the last time you thought about ethics at all?
Local Bakersfield City School District educators came together for the annual State of the District breakfast Friday, where district officials outlined goals they have to help all students succeed.
Freshman Cal State Bakersfield student Elizabeth Palencia has a strong connection to Democratic nominee hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders: he's the reason why she switched her major from pre-nursing to political science.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools hosted its first Power of Equity in Education Symposium Thursday to discuss with county educators best practices to ensure that all students are provided with equal opportunities to succeed.
The Bernie Sanders campaign will host a smaller event at Cal State Bakersfield beginning at 3:30 p.m. Thursday following a canceled planned stop at the university after the Democratic candidate underwent a heart procedure.
The meaning of community was the topic of conversation Tuesday in Wajeha Chaudhry's third grade classroom.