Bakersfield College Seeks To Provide More Support For Undocumented Students With $115,000 Grant

As one of the 33 California schools to receive the California Campus Catalyst Fund grant, Bakersfield College intends to provide undocumented students more opportunities, activities, programs, and funds. Read more at South Kern Sol.

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Jonathan Kozol inspires me to continue the fight for equality

Teaching 4th grade in a poor black neighborhood changed Jonathan Kozol’s life. Now an author and activist, Kozol travels the country fighting for equal educational opportunities for every child in public schools. Kozol visited Bakersfield, inspiring South Kern Sol writer Randy Villegas to demand equity in education for Kern County students. “I will continue to […]

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At South Kern school, a recipe for success

Despite high rates of poverty among students, Kendrick Elementary in Bakersfield outperforms a majority of California schools on the Academic Performance Index. The secret? Teachers and parents credit the school’s success to the extraordinary level of communication that comes out of these meetings, allowing both to address problems that might otherwise go unnoticed until it […]

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