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Bakersfield ranks among least educated cities in California

Malachi Parker, Reporter

October 15, 2018

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Of the 150 most populated metropolitan cities across the states, when it comes to education, Bakersfield ranks 147. According to WalletHub.com, Bakersfield ranks towards the bottom in most categories, such as the percentage of high school diploma holders, percentage of people who hold higher degrees, while educating children in a below average public-school system. Milto...

Professional development conference discusses early childhood literacy, education, homelessness, and hunger

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 16, 2018

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Dozens of activists, community organizers, and professionals attended a professional development conference at the Doubletree Inn on Wednesday, April 4. The 28 Annual Professional Development Conference for Nonprofits was held by the United Way of Kern County, a local nonprofit organization that focuses on early childhood literacy, education, homelessness, and hunger. The...

Colleges may be granted millions for education

Issy Barrientos, Reporter

February 11, 2018

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The 2018-19 state budget proposed by Governor Jerry Brown emphasizes higher education. The proposal is set to grant colleges and universities millions of dollars’ worth of funding and to establish an online community college. According to the proposal, the California Community College system will receive “rewards” if they are able to meet certain criteria including the...

Shafter Learning Center offers second express enrollment for the community

Shafter Learning Center offers second express enrollment for the community

January 28, 2018

The Shafter Learning Center held a secondary express enrollment date for those who wanted to enroll in college at BC on Jan. 9, for the Spring semester. This...

Speaker advocates for global education

Speaker advocates for global education

October 4, 2017

Education is the key to solving most of the problems we have today, said Orubba Almansouri, a native of Yemen, at a distinguished speaker’s series, held...

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