Education

Education

3 Valley students earn scholarships from Golden 1 Credit Union

Cameron Ferraro, a graduate of Central High School East in Fresno, Hanford High School graduate Emma Van Fossen, and Lexie Schultz, a graduate of Riverdale High School, are among 38 students statewide who are receiving more than $400,000 in scholarships from the Sacramento-based Golden 1 Credit Union.

Eye on Education

Excerpt from 'Class of '27' documentary

This excerpt from the documentary "Class of '27" was an inspiration to staff at Valley PBS, who have chosen to focus their Early Learning program on migrant workers this summer. The full documentary premieres as part of America ReFramed at 8 p.m. Sept. 13 on the WORLD channel.

Education

Central Fresno elementary students become playwrights, actors

Second- through fifth-graders from central Fresno elementary schools are learning theater arts skills and using them to self-produce skits based on fables. The six-week summer program is part of Fifth Grade on Broadway, a program that Francine and Murray Farber started with their $100,000 grant to Fresno Unified School District.

Education

Valley Prep Academy visitors get background check

Peter Reta, schools resource officer for Valley Prep Academy, discusses another tool being used to safeguard students at the school: the Raptor Technologies scanner, which is a safety program that scans school visitors' IDs to check the sex offender registry and possibly other crimes. If cleared, it prints out out a visitor's pass with the visitor’s photo on it.

Education

California rejects federal grant to collect data on Asian, Pacific Islander students

More than half the California delegation is pressuring the California Department of Education state superintendent of public instruction to use federal grant money to collect additional data on Asian-American and Pacific Islander students. But the department doesn’t want to comply with the request. That is something that Rep. Judy Chu, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus chairwoman, is not willing to accept.

Videos

Excerpt from 'Class of '27' documentary

This excerpt from the documentary "Class of '27" was an inspiration to staff at Valley PBS, who have chosen to focus their Early Learning program on migrant workers this summer. The full documentary premieres as part of America ReFramed at 8 p.m. Sept. 13 on the WORLD channel.
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Excerpt from 'Class of '27' documentary 4:20

Excerpt from 'Class of '27' documentary

Valley Prep Academy visitors get background check 0:50

Valley Prep Academy visitors get background check

Pinedale Elementary students treated to visit by kendama pros 1:37

Pinedale Elementary students treated to visit by kendama pros

Kerman High School graduation ceremony 2:27

Kerman High School graduation ceremony