education

WJU president announces retirement

Bryce Jessup, president of William Jessup University in Rocklin, announced his retirement Thursday morning. Jessup, the son of William Jessup, founder of WJU, will be stepping do ...

Taxes pay for education, police and other services

Am I the only one getting tired of the Republican Party anti-tax sham? Apparently Republicans have taken almost a blood oath stating that they will never vote for tax increases, no ...

Choose candidates who support arts education

Sen. (Barack) Obama is the only candidate to issue a comprehensive plan that supports arts and arts education. Our schools need more arts education. Despite including the arts as ...

Service with a smile on Del Oro courts

Bright yellow balls swished through the air at Del Oro High School's tennis courts Saturday morning ” and along with them flew words of encouragement. Students from Sacramento- ...

Students settled into UAIC Tribal School

The next generation of the United Auburn Indian Community has a place all their own. The tribe's children have settled in quite nicely during their first full school year at the ...

State court ruling riles local homeschool community

It's one of the biggest jokes around in the homeschool community. The suggestion that her children don't learn the same socialization skills as students attending a public school ...

Immigrant populations on the rise in local schools

Angela Barajas, an outgoing and bubbly teacher's aide at Placer High School, doesn't want to remain silent any more. She wants her opinion and, more importantly, her vote to coun ...

Chamber launches Brown Bag Lunch education series

A new Auburn Chamber of Commerce workshop series is putting the expertise of its membership to work. The Brown Bag Lunch Seminars, set to begin in March, have been in the planning ...