Some Native American parents are urging California school teachers to stop assigning the mission project. That's where kids in the fourth grade build replicas of historic Spanish mission. Capital Public Radio's Steve Milne reports.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces feature report from Capital Public Radio's Steve Milne
Of all of the tours one could take while visiting California's State Capital Campus in Sacramento, one of the most interesting and informative -- and certainly the one with the the best view -- is a tour that most of the public never gets to take. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler made special arrangements to take us on this radio tour of the California State Capitol Building dome.
When it comes to high school graduation, California is narrowing the achievement gap for Latino and African-American students, and for English language learners. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports on the latest data from the state.
High school students who are suspended are at greater risk to drop out, and they earn less than peers who graduate. Now, a study from the University of California looks at the economic costs of suspension. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports.
Students in California shouldn't have to go hungry if their parents haven't paid their school lunch bills. That's the idea behind a proposal in the state Legislature by Van Nuys Democratic state Senator Bob Hertzberg. Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports.
Bleary-eyed teenagers shuffling to school barely after daybreak could become a thing of the past, if a state lawmaker has his way. Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports on the proposal to push back middle and high school start times to at least 8:30.