education

District, teachers reach agreement

Approximately 35 to 40 teachers will be returning to the classroom next year thanks to an agreement with the district and Rocklin Teachers Professional Association. Through a maj ...

Return education to the basics

Education has become a serious problem across our country. However, I don’t believe throwing more money at the problem is the answer. Our education once was the best in the wor ...

Arts education vital to students

As an art educator I am very saddened that STAR testing is pushing the arts out of school because schools are choosing to replace art classes with intervention classes. When you c ...

Placer County priorities upside-down

So Placer County Sheriffs have a $4 million helicopter that flies 30 percent faster than the free surplus chopper they used to fly. Its glorious mission – rescuing snowmobilers ...

Another view: Studying ways to slice costs of education

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series. Recently the Auburn Journal called for education leaders to “step up” and lead districts experiencing this “budget ...