For many young people, California has become a gilded cage that is trapping them between living comfortably or getting an education. The kNOw asked young people what dangers their peers … Continue reading
The West Contra Costa Unified School District is considering closing the doors of Juan Crespi Middle School in El Sobrante, as enrollment drops and charter schools grow. Richmond Pulse’s Mitzi … Continue reading
“The Oakland teachers strike is not just about higher salaries. Teachers and their student supporters are demanding smaller class sizes, more support staff and charter school oversight.” YR Media’s Sara … Continue reading
For the first time in 15 years, the number of freshman applicants for the UC system dropped. YR Media’s Chris Weldon explains why he’s not applying for a four-year college. … Continue reading
A poem dedicated to all the Dreamers and to all the people who support them, written by a Dreamer from Cabrillo High School. Watch the video at VoiceWaves.
Diego Picazo is a senior at Millennium Charter High School in Salinas and he’s fighting along with his peers to keep the doors of their school open. See the full … Continue reading
The number of students voluntarily and involuntarily transferring out of school in the Kern High School District was at the center of a community forum that included a range of … Continue reading
Boyle Heights Beat’s Andrea Galdámez details the happenings and reactions of students during each day of the #LAUSD Teachers’ Strike. Read more at Boyle Heights Beat.
The “Building Healthy Communities” campaign has successfully addressed various issues in 14 distressed California communities. One of these issues was the high rates of student suspension, which correlates with dropping … Continue reading
“I nearly failed 8th grade biology. Not because I found it incredibly hard, but because I didn’t care.“ Read more at Youth Radio