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February 01, 2020

Everyone Counts

How Kern County Libraries Are Encouraging Local Participation in the 2020 Census

The 2020 Census is the theme for upcoming programming at a Kern County Library branch near you....more»

January 01, 2020

Inclusive Employment and a Model to Follow

How Taft College's Transition to Independent Living Program is Bringing International Recognition for the Differently-Abled

Photos courtesy Mahea Maui, Taft College Foundation 


The town of Taft, with its population of fewer than 10,000 residents, isn’t an area always associated with international acclaim....more»

January 01, 2020

KCFM's Private School Guide


Considering Private School? From Pre-School to High School, Kern County has amazing private education options....more»

January 01, 2020

Celebrate IDEA Lab Kids Grand Opening

Come party with IDEA Lab Kids Bakersfield at their Grand Opening Party on Saturday, January 11th, from 12 p....more»

January 01, 2020

Countdown to College:Tips to Help Students Find Their Fit

Countdown to College:Tips to Help Students Find Their Fit


The high school road to college may seem like four of the most challenging years families face....more»

December 01, 2019

Farm to (Classroom)Table

Eighth graders Kate Brown and Hallie Keese pick ripe pomegranates and lemons from their school garden and use them to make lemon pomegranate cookies as part of their Farm to Table class curriculum at Rosedale Middle School (RMS) taught by Melissa Richert....more»
December 01, 2019

Chaudhry's Champions

Local YouTube Channel Gives Children a Nightly Bedtime Story

Wajeha Chaudhry of Bakersfield’s Loudon Elementary teaches third grade by day, but by night she’s a kind of superhero to her students and the community....more»

November 01, 2019

ACT Research Suggests Student Input is Key When Making Decisions About School Safety

 The large majority of U.S. high school students feel safe in school, but many see a need for more mental health services for students, according to a new report from ACT, the nonprofit organization behind the ACT® test....more»

October 01, 2019

Get Inspired! Meet Author William Kamkwamba at CSUB

Don't miss his Oct. 30th book signing and speech

Celebrated author William Kamkwamba, known for the book that inspired the Netflix film, “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,” is coming to Kern County! His Oct....more»

October 01, 2019

Local Groups Receive 11,000 New Books

The Molina Foundation of Southern California, a national nonprofit organization focused on reducing disparities in access to education and health, has granted Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) more than 11,000 new books, which will go to its programs and child-centered non-profits including United Way, the Kern Literacy Council, and the Assistance League Bakersfield....more»

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