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.
Cal State Bakersfield has partnered again with the local JCPenney at Valley Plaza Mall for the Suit-Up event from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday to assist students in shopping for professional attire at a discounted rate.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders will host a town hall event at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Cal State Bakersfield Administration Quad, located just to the south of the Dore Theatre.
When Mark Owen, a freshman nursing major at Cal State Bakersfield, started his statistics course this semester, he didn't feel as prepared as he would have liked.
When one parent felt frustrated with administrators in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District who she felt were not doing enough to stop alleged instances of bullying involving her son, she took to social media.
The Kern High School District has seen improvements in student expulsion and suspension rates the past few years, but that's not to say its work is done.
The California State University Bakersfield chapter of the Bakersfield Financial Management Association has earned the FMA Superior Chapter Award for the 2018-2019 academic year.
More than 700 students and their advisers from 105 Kern County elementary and middle schools will participate in the 31st annual Kern County Middle Grades Leadership Conference on Friday.
Timothy Salvador, a Bakersfield College business administration major and former foster youth, knew he wanted to start his own business aimed at keeping foster and juvenile delinquents in school and thinking about their futures.
The Bakersfield City School District is increasing security by implementing a pilot check-in system that screens visitors to make sure they aren’t sex offenders.
Cal State Bakersfield, Fresno State and Stanislaus State received a combined $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to form a regional team of science and math experts to think outside the box when it comes to teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
McFarland second-grader Ezequiel Avalos was quite excited Thursday morning while at Operation School Bell — he got to miss school for a few hours, shop for a new school uniform and get a free book.
The Assistance League of Bakersfield reached a milestone this year by providing 150,000 local children with new clothing. It has served more than 100 schools in 21 different school districts.
David Hogg, survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and activist, will be coming to Cal State Bakersfield in the spring as part of a lecture series put on by the Kegley Institute of Ethics.
Cal State Bakersfield President Lynnette Zelezny unveiled the university's 2019-2024 Strategic Plan Wednesday with five goals focused on strengthening student success, developing new programs and addressing regional needs.
A school shooting is a scenario no one wants to think of — let alone experience — but it's clear there is no hiding from the possibility anymore.
Holocaust survivor Jacob Eisenbach, 96, from Lodz, Poland, will be sharing his story of Hitler's Third Reich and issues of hatred, discrimination and intolerance on Nov. 10 at Cal State Bakersfield.
Parking a car at The Marketplace might be less of a headache for Cal State Bakersfield students, but who's to say it'll be there when they come back from class.
Civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi led an inspirational movement across India all on the basis of nonviolence that led to the country's independence from British rule in 1947.
Larry Gonzales Sr. thought his life had reached its greatest potential when he was deployed to Afghanistan at 18.
Many people think being in the Army all comes down to physical strength, but what about knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics?
When two Bakersfield College M.E.Ch.A. and Native American students wrote provocative chalk slogans on Columbus Day in 2011, school officials labeled the act as vandalism and students were warned consequences would follow if it happened again.
Parents, students and members of the community are invited to attend the fifth Kern High School District Community Forum regarding student behavior and school climate.
Cal State Bakersfield's Associate Vice President for Student Affairs James Drnek knows exactly how stressful and daunting the legal process can be for immigrants hoping to become United States citizens.
When one asks Bakersfield College President Sonya Christian what the 2019-20 school year looks like, she doesn't hesitate: "It's going to be our best year yet."
Going to school takes up about one-third of a child's day, and sometimes a student has other passions in life to pursue.
Nikolas Lopez, a senior from Liberty High School, is no stranger to facing discrimination and harassment simply for celebrating the LGBTQ community.
Kern High School District's newest southeast Bakersfield high school will soon have a name attached to it after the top eight entries were revealed to the Board of Trustees Tuesday.
A local teacher whose morning announcement video went viral on social media had the trip of a lifetime in New York last week that included several surprises.
A new school year is well underway at Cal State Bakersfield, and President Lynnette Zelezny has one thing to say about it: it's going to be a busy year.