Local News Stories on COVID-19

The Bakersfield Californian

No Kern County public school closures announced amid coronavirus concerns (March 13, 2020)
Kern County public schools make contingency plans with temporary closures on horizon (March 16, 2020)
ROBERT PRICE: Kern County schools chief: We’ll be better when this is over (March 23, 2020)
Heroes Among Us (March 24, 2020)
KCSOS recommends schools remain closed until May 1 (March 25, 2020)
Valley Strong Credit Union makes donation for technology to Kern County Superintendent of Schools foundation (March 27, 2020)
Local leaders reassure public ‘they’re ready’ for COVID-19; public, businesses urged to do their part (March 31, 2020)
KCSOS, local school districts collaborate to roll out ‘online schools’ through Canvas (April 1, 2020)
KCSOS turns attention to strengthening distance learning amid school closures (April 2, 2020)

South Kern Sol

KCSOS task forces to provide essential services to students during school closure (March 16, 2020)
KCSOS recommends schools extend closures through at least may 1, amid statewide stay-at-home orders (March 25, 2020)
Schools to continue to provide meals over spring break (March 31, 2020)
KCSOS collaborates with local school districts to roll out online school through end of school year (April 1, 2020)