In celebration of their educational journeys, thousands of students throughout the Kern High School District are gearing up for their graduation ceremonies, recognizing their accomplishments and the beginning of a new chapter.

More than 600 kids at Millie G. Munsey Elementary came back from spring break last month to find central walkways that were normally covered in dirt, graffiti and vagrants suddenly replaced with neat concrete and roses.

Cal State 撸管社 will confer the highest honor in the California State University system on two transformational Kern County leaders who devoted their lives to helping students excel in one of the most educationally and economically challenged regions of the state.

The top leaders of the largest system of public higher education in the nation will be at Cal State 撸管社 on Tuesday to ask local community members to help define the characteristics and priorities of CSUB鈥檚 next president, who, upon appointment, will be only the sixth to lead the univ…

Discussion opened Monday night on a proposal to offer an elective course on ethnic studies at select Kern High School District campuses as soon as this fall in advance of a state requirement that all students in California take a class on the subject before receiving a diploma.

Some of California's top college officials traveled to a small farmworker community in Kern County on Friday to learn how its high school has become a model for guiding students toward higher education.

Immigrant students鈥 schoolwork and experience in the classroom often suffer in the presence of immigration enforcement 鈥 with 60% percent of teachers and school staff reporting poorer academic performance, and nearly half noting increased rates of bullying against these students, UCLA-based …