Kyla Calvert is the education reporter forKPBS, producing multimedia content for radio, television and the Web. Kyla began producing web content while working in marketing in San Francisco. She decided to change careers and received a master’s degree in journalism with a concentration in digital media from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2009. While in school she freelanced for City Hall and The Capitol newspapers covering New York City and state politics and policy.
After completing her degree, she worked as a fellow for Hearst Newspapers on “Dead By Mistake” a nationwide investigative project about medical error. The project received the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award.
Kyla moved to San Diego from Beaufort County, South Carolina where she covered county government for The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette.
While only 9 percent of parents reported having heard a lot about California's new funding system, about 75 percent said they would be willing to helping direct spending plans once it was explained to them.
Dozens of San Diego County teenagers were caught recently sharing illicit photos of classmates through text messages. We look at how police say parents should react, and one family’s takeaway.
UC and CSU applications are due Saturday and some San Diego County students received help in making sure their i's were dotted and t's were crossed.
Zarko Perovic, a Torrey Pines High School grad, is among the 2014 Rhodes Scholars.
San Diego city schools students and their parents are working on a project to fill in gaps in the history books.
Money to roll out the new Common Core curriculum in San Diego city schools will go mostly to train teachers on the new approach to education.
Chula Vista Elementary schools are sharing the steps they took to help students adopt healthier lifestyles.
High school students in Chula Vista have raised more than $18,000 to fund a documentary that asks, what can be done to curb gun violence?
CSUSM President Karen Haynes said school faculty and staff take pride in the many recognitions the campus has received for being one of the country's most veteran friendly.
Students in San Diego High’s Green Tech program madeover the planter beds surrounding Balboa Park’s Automotive Museum on Thursday.