"… nts. As the Center for Public Integrity recently reported, the lawsuit in Kern was filed on behalf of Latino and black students who were removed from reg …"
"… ” study with only one half day a week of actual time with a teacher. The Kern High School District, which is named in the suit filed Oct. 9, has decline …"
"… strict, which is named in the suit filed Oct. 9, has declined to comment. Kern officials have told the Center in the past that they are taking steps to s …"
"… e use of alternative discipline rather than removal of kids. The L.A. and Kern lawsuits are pending. But California schools are also facing changes appro …"
"… den State’s Central Valley, had the highest rate of student expulsion in California, not just on a per capita basis, but actually numerically higher than popu …"
"… adoption of alternative discipline and student transfer practices include California Rural Legal Assistance, or CRLA, a nonprofit that has represented Kern kid …"
"… d. The suit was filed against the 35,000-pupil Kern High School District, California’s second largest high school district. Its student body is 62 percent La …"
"… Kern County Office of Education, which runs alternative campuses; and the California Department of Education. Lisa Krch, the district’s public information a …"
"… gh the school governance system. Mike Zulfa, the high school district’s assistant superintendent of instruction, told the Center in an email that the district “hopes to …"
"… ldren on a path to trouble with the law.On March 6, Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan unveiled the new Civil Rights Data Collection, which represents statistics …"
"… s offline, probably to correct inconsistences, we were told. …"
"… to have suspended 689 kids for guns, based on the raw numbers filed. Yes, Sacramento County also has some problems with youth violence. But a reality check was in ord …"
"… s district last year, and eight expulsions specifically for guns in all of Sacramento County. Alameda County’s inflated data wasn’t corrected in the second spreads …"
"… community at large. These days such disagreements are hardly unusual. In California’s southern Central Valley, Kern County is at the leading edge of a conte …"
"… to research by associates of the Civil Rights Project of the University of California at Los Angeles. Punishment of minority students is rising especially rapi …"
"… g more specific infractions that could lead to suspensions and expulsions. California lawmakers, for example, approved a law in 2008 barring students from using …"
"… ry and on military bases. Kern’s biggest city, Bakersfield, is home to a California state university campus and a robust country music scene founded by “Oki …"
"… e even tougher track records.In 2010, according to the council’s report, California schools ordered out-of-school suspensions or expulsions from neighborhood …"
"… at panel members handed down “sanction recommendations only,” and that Dean McKaig had the final say. “Should the Dean decide that the recommendatio …"
"… mmendations only,” and that Dean McKaig had the final say. “Should the Dean decide that the recommendation of his judicial officers is inappropriate f …"
"… commendation of his judicial officers is inappropriate for any reason, the Dean will make the final decision,” stated IU’s response to the department. …"
"… s mother says, by the knowledge that college officials did not believe him.Expulsion rarely results from college disciplinary actions in sexual assault cases, …"
"… January 2005, Carrie Ressler, then a junior at Concordia University, near Chicago, reported being raped by a football player after attending a party in his …"