With President Donald Trump’s new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in office, talk of school choice and charter schools in Fresno, California is re-igniting concerns about segregation within Fresno Unified.
A look back at 2016 education news in California’s central San Joaquin Valley, from the surprise resignation of the Fresno Unified superintendent to Clovis Unified’s dress code, Black Lives Matter fallout, gun-carrying officials on the Kingsburg High campus and more.
Fresno area gay rights groups are celebrating new standards that will require public schools in California to teach children about LGBT history, but some are skeptical about how the curriculum will be implemented in the conservative Valley.
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.
The restorative justice program at General Grant Middle School in Reedley provides a "victim panel" of student peers to show how offensive behavior hurts the school community and then provides a path for permanent change.
Student Resource Officer Roland Diaz talks about the new change in his title and how his office decor influences student connections at Sunnyside High School in Fresno, California. A look at the role of student resource officers on local campuses. Eye on Education special report on discipline
Twins Katanni and Karisma Senegal, 16, of Fresno say they are back on track after getting into trouble with another teenager. Through the Community Justice Conference program they were able to get their charges cleared and are making positive steps in their lives. Related story | Eye on Education special report on discipline
Gregory Barfield, chief of staff for Fresno City Council Member Oliver Baines, leads a mentoring session at Kirk Elementary School. Barfield believes schools need to take into consideration a student's circumstance outside school in order to help the student in school. Related story | Eye on Education special report on discipline