Sacramento Education Reporter
Sacramento County’s health is contingent upon the fair and equitable distribution of resources and education to its young people. As Nelson Mandela aptly noted, “Children are our greatest treasure. They are our future.”
Exacerbated by a pandemic, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to account for all the pressure points in Sacramento’s education system. During the past year alone, Sacramento students and families confronted a strike by teachers and staff, reports of race-related incidents and more.
As CapRadio and The Sacramento Observer education reporter covering K-12 schools, I will focus on holding schools and districts in Sacramento County accountable to their communities, while ensuring that minority voices are amplified. As an immigrant, I know that the education system can be arduous to navigate. My work will enable you to get equitable services for your children. Above all, I will be sure to examine the intersections of race, equity and health in education.
What’s happening at the schools near you? Heard a parent complaining or a student succeeding? I want to hear about it!
September 22, 2022
With so many students requiring mental health support and school districts confronting mental health clinician shortages, local organizations are stepping up to bridge the gap for students of color to meet the demand.
September 8, 2022
Power outages and lack of air conditioning put parents, staff and students in a bind. With heat wave frequency increasing, researchers urge more school investment in shade and energy-efficient roofs.
August 26, 2022
From backpack drives and signing up for transitional kindergarten to information on transportation and changes to health guidelines, here’s your back-to-school resource guide.
August 12, 2022
From representative literacy to mental health, programs in North Sacramento have helped facilitate growth for Black students at a time of year when they are most forgotten.
August 8, 2022
Paired with low voter turnout, Black and Latino students in California are among the least likely to be exposed to civic engagement opportunities and education.
Students of color at one of Sacramento’s largest high schools share unique experiences navigating COVID
July 15, 2022
Franklin High School saw higher COVID transmission this past school year, and students of color — who In a normal school year overcome insurmountable odds — faced all sorts of new challenges.
July 1, 2022
This year marks the third annual Black Grad for 30 promoted and graduated students in Sacramento County. School, age, and district lines are abandoned to underscore Black resilience, Black joy, and Black excellence.