Gregg Ramseth

Placer High joins national engineering program

A new pre-engineering program is coming to Placer High School next year, funded by the California Department of Education through June 2018. The program is called Project Lead the ...

50 regional schools join forces for state grant money

Possibilities are coming into focus for what area schools would do if given a piece of a $250 million pot of grant money set aside by the state for career pathways programs -- and ...

Auburn-area schools show truancy, dropout rates below state average

State Attorney General Kamala Harris proposed legislation this week to tackle student truancy and dropout rates across the state, but local school officials say these issues are sl ...

Auburn schools talk student privacy, technology concerns

A bill introduced by state Sen. Darrell Steinberg last week would forbid private companies from releasing the personal information of any K-12 students who use their services for s ...

Auburn schools want slice of state’s new $250 million pie

Local schools are vying for a share of a one-time $250 million grant fund set aside by the state to build career pathways programs. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill in July to creat ...

360 Chromebooks going to Placer High sophomores

The transition from paper to personal computers is well underway at Placer High School, which is betting that the near future of classroom instruction hinges on Web-based content, ...

Auburn Union shows moderate growth, Placer Union moderate decline in STAR scores

Students in Placer Union High School District and throughout the state scored lower on California standards tests this year than last year, while Auburn Union School District&rsquo ...

Auburn’s Placer is High-tech

Technology is booming at Placer High School in the form of Twitter, Google Apps, robotics and more. Teachers and students throughout the Placer Union High School District are usin ...