Civics Education

Visit a civics education program in California’s capital city, designed to teach students about citizenship. San Diego students develop strong leadership skills as cadets with the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JRTOC). Discover the benefits to students who opt to take challenging International Baccalaureate courses in Napa and Sacramento.

Wednesdays 7:30PM

Inside California Education brings compelling stories from all over the Golden State about California’s complex, evolving, and innovative public education system. It focuses on how public education’s challenges, opportunities, and successes impact students, parents, teachers, administrators, policymakers and others. Stories range from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade, and include special education, adult education, vocational training, local funding issues, and groundbreaking new education programs. It also profiles some of the heroes making a daily difference in the lives of California’s 6 million public school students.

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Funding for the Inside California Education series is made possible by:

Imagine the Possiblitites CA lottery

Stuart Foundation

Kaiser Permanente

Preparing for a Disaster
Preparing for a Disaster
Displaced Sonoma County students and teachers recover from the 2017 wine country fires.

Two female students sit in a classroom
Refugees in Our Schools
Refugee students in San Diego experience the challenges and rewards of an American education.

Three students work together on a robot
Robots of the Future
Visit the only robotics magnet school in the Los Angeles school district, where robots are incorporated into every subject.

Students in mariachi uniforms sing and play instruments on a stage
Mariachi Music​
Discover why mariachi music programs are a big draw for students in the San Diego area.

Additional funding provided by:

Schools Financial Credit Union
Schools Insurance Authority, Capitol Advisors Group, LLC, California Association of School Business Officials, Association of California School Administrators, California Teachers Association, California Parent Teachers Association, California School Employees Association, California School Boards Association, California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators, California Federation of Teachers, California County Superintendents
Educational Services Association, School Services of California, Inc., Los Rios Federation of Teachers