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This editorial represents the views of the young people in The kNOw and was written by one of the youth participants. Some schools in Fresno require students to wear uniforms. Sometimes this helps kids focus on learning, and it can make school a place that feels more equal and professional. Because of this, some of [...]
When I began middle school, I thought school would be a breeze. But somehow, it wasn’t enough to just have friends and good grades. It was challenging for me to get along with students at school, because I would easily lose my temper and fight, which led me to get suspended many times and now I am behind in credits and struggling to graduate.
to get dark outside my windows as I laid flat on my bed on my stomach. With my papers sprawled around me, I searched for my little green agenda to see what other homework I still had left. I went down the list. First period, AP Calculus, there were thirty-five problems. I sighed. Second period, [...]
I woke up feeling great, knowing it was the last day of school before Winter Break. Who goes to school on the last day of Winter Break? I fall back to sleep for a few more hours. Waking up feeling a little better, I realize if I’m not going to school on time, I might [...]
Editor’s Note: California Watch, a new nonprofit journalism project at the Center for Investigative, surveyed the 30 largest K-12 school districts in the state and found that many schools are pushing class sizes to 24 in some or all of the early grades. California already ranks 48th in the nation in terms of student-to-teacher ratios. [...]