Superintendent Aguilar Addresses Inequity within Specialty Programs

By Adrianna Iorio, Clarion Staff On February 21, 2018 students and parents gathered in the new auditorium at C.K. McClatchy High School to seek answers regarding mistreatment of minority students in top academic programs. This meeting was held as a result of a controversial student science fair project.   The project compared IQ and race within the high school’s HISP honors program which is similar to Kennedy’s … Continue reading Superintendent Aguilar Addresses Inequity within Specialty Programs

SCTA, SCUSD Make Agreements, Strike Averted

By Christopher Wong, Chief Editor After over a year of negotiations beginning in October of last year, the Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) strike has been avoided due to both parties finally reaching contract agreements. The agreement was announced by mayor Darrell Steinberg and the SCTA. The raises agreed upon total 11 percent over the three-year length of the contract. The deal will retroactively raise … Continue reading SCTA, SCUSD Make Agreements, Strike Averted

Eight Minutes with the Mayor

By Dominic J Larsen, Clarion Staff Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, the newest citizen to hold the title, just passed over two months in office. On February 7, he hosted a press conference at City Hall with some of the area’s finest student journalists including a half-dozen from John F. Kennedy High School. Some of the other 12 area high schools participating in the event included … Continue reading Eight Minutes with the Mayor