Sky’s the Limit

Discover how an award-winning drone club in Palmdale is guiding students into aerospace careers. Visit a unique 'maker lab' in Sonoma County where students can create things. See how a preschool in Rocklin is using ‘talk, read, sing’ to educate its littlest learners. Meet high schoolers in Compton getting a head start on college at an ‘early college’ high school.

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 six 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

Full Inside California Education Episodes

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Community Colleges – Exploring Careers

Nursing careers, wine careers, electric car careers, transfers, aviation careers

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Community Colleges – A Higher Education

4-year degrees, ranch management, first-generation students, theater, urban farming

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Workforce Training

HireLAX, firefighting academy, biotechnology workers, agriculture careers.

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Diving into Marine Science

Cabrillo High School Aquarium, Educating Detained Youth, Day in the Life, Budget Crisis

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