education

Money scarce for away-game buses

Strict enforcement of pay-to-play regulations and state budget woes have dealt a blow to local high school fall sports programs. Placer High head football coach Joey Montoya anno ...

Bye sleep-ins, hello school

Anybody who is a kid knows that school is a good thing and bad. For example: say goodbye to those late, late nights and hello to 6 a.m. or, 12 p.m. “sleep-ins.” But there are ...

Ruffalo: Morose missives part of school districts’ kabuki drama

Each and every year — and this current one doesn’t seem different — the education community goes through this kabuki theater exercise wherein the drama is whether or not teac ...

Time to speak up

I have been a California-born American all of my life. I remember hiding under my desk during the Cuban missile crisis. I remember my friends who didn’t come back from an ill-con ...

Our View: Kids or not, you have a stake in Auburn schools

Auburn school supporters, it’s time to speak now or forever hold your peace. The marriage that bonds the Auburn community with quality elementary education has been rocked the p ...

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 ...

Ditch 3Rs and now teach this

Re: SB 48 to include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and disabled Americans in public school history and social science courses. In the name of political correctness, “fairn ...

What’s nation coming to?

Why is our governor thinking about cutting 30 days out of our children’s school year, yet we’re giving free scholarships to illegals? We’re laying off teachers and making cut ...
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