Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
Students who attend a high school with study plans based on a specific career are more likely to graduate — and continue on to postsecondary schools — than their public school counterparts.
The General Educational Development test is going for-profit in January, part of a trend of privatization in education.
Years of budget cuts have whittled away summer school. Only 5,000 students will be able to make up for failed credits this summer — and that's not nearly enough.
The Federal Communications Commission will modernize its federal E-Rate program, which provides funding for schools and libraries to connect to the Internet.
The board agrees to 3.8 percent salary cut and up to nine furlough days. Union leader says if the board doesn't reconsider, they'll call a strike vote.
Time is running out for nine California school districts that want to get a waiver from penalties in the No Child Left Behind Act before the school year starts.
The new version of the GED will be tougher and potentially more costly to take. Only five months remain to complete the old one.
The state Board of Education delayed a vote this week on whether to adopt teaching goals based on new science standards to give teachers more time to comment.
The Los Angeles Unified School District collects artifacts from its more than 150 years - including report cards from the 1800s.
More than two years after a Miramonte teacher was charged with abusing students, two-thirds of the lawsuits against L.A. Unified remain open. Negotiations aren't going well.
The school district put up a website on settlement offer for alleged victims of abuse at Miramonte. It highlights legal consequences of rejecting it.
Microsoft is positioning its Bing browser to be the search engine of choice for schools, tailoring the browser with no ads and strict content filters
Charter school students improved faster in reading according to the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University
The Saugus Union School Board voted to remove Stephen Winkler for not living in the district. He had recently been censured for alleged offensive Internet activity.
The chronically-low performing campus is being transformed into three magnets. Of the 59 teachers who applied to remain at the school, 31 were accepted.