For Merced Union, School Discipline is an Evolving Artform

A lot has changed in the Merced Union High School District since the days of corporal punishment. Although the nature of discipline is still changing, schools are moving towards more progressive policies. “Teachers and staff are now encouraged to look at a student’s complete behavioral pattern before determining an appropriate course of action.” Read more […]

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Finally — A Long Beach high school with Olympic dreams gets upgrades

A Long Beach high school with a history of training Olympians and other successful athletes is getting long-needed improvements to its sports facilities. The indoor pool room has no ventilation, the locker rooms have been abandoned and rain obliterates the fields, some students say. “It’s real hard, especially when it rains. We can’t practice and […]

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Kern County youth weigh in on school district’s decision to allow guns on campus

Students didn’t have a say when Kern High School District board of trustees voted in June to allow people with approved concealed weapons permits to bring guns to campus. In a series of interviews, students from several campuses share their views on the new policy. “I feel insecure because anyone could take advantage of the […]

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