Seventy-five percent of California’s schools are facing a teacher shortage, according to Desiree Carver-Thomas, research and policy associate at Learning Policy Institute, a non-profit research organization based in Palo Alto. This is due to a “leaky bucket,” she said, in which there are more teachers leaving the profession than there are coming in.
A California state bill could change the lives of inner-city youth. Assembly Bill 37, introduced last December by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, would establish state standards for instruction in media arts.
Tobacco, alcohol and sugary drinks continue to be marketed to young people in Richmond. Those are the findings of the Contra Costa Health Department’s 2016 Healthy Stores for a Healthy Community Survey, part of a statewide campaign to improve the health of Californians.
I had never felt so sad over a guy until this. I began to question if he really was in love with me like he said he was. I wondered whether or not I could ever feel the same about another person without thinking they are only looking for one thing
The word sanctuary has taken on new power with the Trump administration’s aggressive stance on immigration enforcement. Youth reporters asked a cross section of peers from across California what sanctuary means to them.
Merced County high schooler Crystal Rivera’s grandfather was deported seven years ago, and she reflects on how losing him across the border continues to hurt.
African-American parents sat down with UC Provost Yvette Gullatt this month to discuss different paths to enrolling in the University of California.
El Cerrito High School track and field star Kaylah Robinson has signed a national letter of intent to attend the University of Oregon.
I always imagined photography class would be as simple as just standing behind a camera lens and pressing a button. But Mr. John Ohlmann, my photography teacher at Richmond High, proved me wrong.
When I was 13 years old, my mom and I started volunteering at the homeless shelter Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP). In the three years I’ve been volunteering, I have seen the shelter grow into a community of its own. Over the past couple of years, the residents seem to have become more like a family