Douglas Crancer

Auburn school district could still face mid-year cuts

Despite concerns of possible mid-year cuts, the Auburn Union School District board approved car allowances and cell phone stipends for the upcoming year. A two-year furlough agreem ...

District not out of the woods yet with May state budget revise

A May revision to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget could bring more dollars to education, but local school district representatives say it isn’t time to celebrate. The distr ...

Auburn Union assistant superintendent leaving for new job

A three-year veteran of the Auburn Union School District will be leaving his post at the end of this school year. Douglas Crancer, assistant superintendent of business and facilit ...

Auburn foundation hopes to keep school district strong

The Auburn community has donated thousands of dollars to its local school district, and residents say offering students a strong education is a top priority. In mid-January the Au ...

$1.8 million cuts could take toll on school district

After the failure of a measure proposed to bring $4 million to the Auburn Union School District over five years, the district is looking at millions of dollars more in potential st ...

School budgets hard to decipher

Thank you, (Auburn Union School District Superintendent) Michele Schuetz, for responding to my letter to the editor asking the citizens of Auburn to be shown where and how the moni ...

Officials react to Measure L loss

Supporters of the now-defunct Measure L are voicing their concerns after the ballot item failed to gather the two-thirds vote it needed. Measure L would have been an annual $59 ta ...

Principals have wishes for measure money

Local principals are hoping to maintain staff and programs if a measure on November’s ballot passes. Measure L is proposed to “preserve reading, math, and science instruction, ...

Tax for quality education

A proposed measure on November’s gubernatorial ballot could bring in $4 million over five years for Auburn elementary schools through parcel taxes. Measure L is proposed to “p ...

Union, district impasse ongoing

The Auburn Union Teachers Association voiced its budget concerns at a recent board meeting. Gloria Maxwell, a fourth-grade teacher at Skyridge Elementary School, gave a report to ...