• apprentice Education

    Apprenticeships Give Non-Graduates Chance at a Career

    Nov 24, 2012

    Patrick Moreno

    Apprenticeships are important to Long Beach because they are a way for men and women who haven’t received a university education to earn a living-wage, even when more than half of recent college grads nationwide are unemployed, or “underemployed.”
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    Apprenticeships Give Non-Graduates Chance at a Career

    Nov 24, 2012

    Patrick Moreno

    Apprenticeships are important to Long Beach because they are a way for men and women who haven’t received a university education to earn a living-wage, even when more than half of recent college grads nationwide are unemployed, or “underemployed.”
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    Fresno Students Challenge School Discipline Policies

    Nov 18, 2012

    Miguel Bibanco

    More than three years ago, a group of Fresno youths launched an effort to remake the city’s public education system. We knew that too many young people were dropping out of high school and we wanted to stop this epidemic.
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    Fresno Students Challenge School Discipline Policies

    Nov 18, 2012

    Miguel Bibanco

    More than three years ago, a group of Fresno youths launched an effort to remake the city’s public education system. We knew that too many young people were dropping out of high school and we wanted to stop this epidemic.
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    Special-ed Teacher Overcomes Tragedy to Succeed

    Nov 15, 2012

    Letisha White

    “The best advice I can give is only to say, don’t hold back,” says John Gonzalez as he takes his student’s hand. John, 35, is a para-educator (aka special-ed teacher) at Sunnyside High School in Fresno. He tells The kNOw how he got to a job he loves.
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    Special-ed Teacher Overcomes Tragedy to Succeed

    Nov 15, 2012

    Letisha White

    “The best advice I can give is only to say, don’t hold back,” says John Gonzalez as he takes his student’s hand. John, 35, is a para-educator (aka special-ed teacher) at Sunnyside High School in Fresno. He tells The kNOw how he got to a job he loves.
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    English Learners Get an Assist From Volunteers

    Nov 05, 2012

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    English Language Learners are the fastest growing group of students in American public schools, with an estimated 5.3 million K-12 students. A recent study stated that more than half of ELD students in high school are native-born Americans, de-bunking the common perception that ELD students are immigrants and non-native English speakers.
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    English Learners Get an Assist From Volunteers

    Nov 05, 2012

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    English Language Learners are the fastest growing group of students in American public schools, with an estimated 5.3 million K-12 students. A recent study stated that more than half of ELD students in high school are native-born Americans, de-bunking the common perception that ELD students are immigrants and non-native English speakers.
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    New Exhibit Honors Legacy of Valley

    Oct 05, 2012

    Tony Aguilar

    A new exhibit honoring the late Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, an Eastern Coachella Valley pioneer and philanthropist, is now open at the Coachella Valley History Museum.
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    New Exhibit Honors Legacy of Valley

    Oct 05, 2012

    Tony Aguilar

    A new exhibit honoring the late Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, an Eastern Coachella Valley pioneer and philanthropist, is now open at the Coachella Valley History Museum.
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    At South Kern School, Mandatory Parent Meetings a Recipe For Success

    Aug 03, 2012

    Stephanie Espinoza

    With the beginning of the school year fast approaching, parents and students alike are gearing up for new classrooms, new teachers and, for many, new struggles. But for one school in California’s Central Valley, meeting those challenges is made easier thanks to two innovative programs.
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    At South Kern School, Mandatory Parent Meetings a Recipe For Success

    Aug 03, 2012

    Stephanie Espinoza

    With the beginning of the school year fast approaching, parents and students alike are gearing up for new classrooms, new teachers and, for many, new struggles. But for one school in California’s Central Valley, meeting those challenges is made easier thanks to two innovative programs.
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    Graduation Rates Up in South Kern, But Not For All

    Jun 11, 2012

    Stephanie Espinoza

    Octaviano Salgado is a junior at Nueva Continuation High School, an alternative school in the central valley town of Lamont. It’s a last stop for many students in South Kern County struggling to graduate on time, if at all. For Salgado, the son of migrant farm workers, poverty and a home life in constant flux are the main reasons why academic su...
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    Graduation Rates Up in South Kern, But Not For All

    Jun 11, 2012

    Stephanie Espinoza

    Octaviano Salgado is a junior at Nueva Continuation High School, an alternative school in the central valley town of Lamont. It’s a last stop for many students in South Kern County struggling to graduate on time, if at all. For Salgado, the son of migrant farm workers, poverty and a home life in constant flux are the main reasons why academic su...
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    At Arvin High, Counselors Do More With Less

    May 02, 2012

    Stephanie Espinoza

    Along with the high student enrollment comes a hefty caseload for Arvin High School’s guidance counselors, who’ve been stretched even more in recent years by a series of budget cuts. For students, this means having to wait to see their counselors, especially at critical times during the academic year.
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    At Arvin High, Counselors Do More With Less

    May 02, 2012

    Stephanie Espinoza

    Along with the high student enrollment comes a hefty caseload for Arvin High School’s guidance counselors, who’ve been stretched even more in recent years by a series of budget cuts. For students, this means having to wait to see their counselors, especially at critical times during the academic year.
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    Sign Language Class Brings Youth Communities Together

    Feb 17, 2012

    José "Pablo" Antonio

    Bakersfield College students taking American Sign Language had the opportunity to interact with people from the deaf community, put their signing to the test and got to know the deaf culture a little bit more.
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    Sign Language Class Brings Youth Communities Together

    Feb 17, 2012

    José "Pablo" Antonio

    Bakersfield College students taking American Sign Language had the opportunity to interact with people from the deaf community, put their signing to the test and got to know the deaf culture a little bit more.
    Continue to South Kern Sol