Program: Inside California Education | Type: Full Video | Aired: 2019-05-29

Old Clothes, New Hope

Discover how a student-run thrift store at a San Diego school is helping those in need. See how at-risk students in Los Banos are defying expectations as they compete in the Academic Decathlon. Meet California’s newest Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond. Explore two school farms in Stanislaus County that are giving students the opportunity to grow crops and raise animals.

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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