education

Our children held hostage

Shame on the Republican legislators for playing games with the children of this state. Shame on Sen. Ted Gaines for playing games with the children of Roseville. Gov. (Jerry) Brow ...

Our View: Talking about our schools is necessary

If there is something good to come out of the doomsday budget crisis that local schools are mired in, it could be that it has mobilized and united parts of the community. In Nove ...

Experts discuss education in Auburn

Local residents will have a chance to talk education at an upcoming Auburn forum. The Auburn Branch of the American Association of University Women and the Placer County League of ...

Supply school choice — now

James McKesson is right (Reader Input, Journal, Jan. 15). We are being ripped off by academic elitists. For too long federal and state departments of education, in cahoots with the ...

Ruffalo: It’s time to get real about our real money crisis

While trying to find that last piece of dark meat to complete the umpteenth turkey sandwich, it occurs to me despite all of the paring and carving we’ve seen from our various gov ...

Measure L good investment

There are many good reasons to vote yes on Measure L, the local schools funding measure. Good schools are the linchpin of any thriving community and represent an investment in our ...

Measure L supplies many rewards

I commend the Auburn Journal for endorsing Measure L, which will be on the ballot this November. The public schools need the support of the local community. Measure L, if passed ...

Trustees bring varied experience, ideas to the board

The four Auburn Union School District trustees running unopposed Nov. 2 for four seats bring a variety of work experience to the board. There are five seats on the district boar ...

Seniors value education

Unlike Ken Newman (Reader Input, Oct. 19), I urge everyone, especially seniors, to vote yes on Measure L. Times have changed. When we came of age, strong reading and math skills an ...

High school district candidate has 20 years of teaching experience

Carol Hachmeister, 58, is running for re-election to the Area 3 seat of the Placer Union High School District board of trustees. She is running against newcomer Charles “Chick” ...