Jeff Tooker

Placer Union revisits intradistrict transfer issue

Placer Union High School District reopened discussion last month about its policy on allowing students to switch schools, which was a source of controversy last fall when the distr ...

Placer Union locking in enrollment figures for 2014-15

Placer Union High School District has struggled for years to accommodate parents’ requests for intradistrict transfers in the face of dramatic enrollment shifts, and it repor ...

Auburn celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  There was an air of celebration as Auburn marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a program Monday that featured poetry, soul-filled singing and heartfelt reflections on a d ...

Placer Union to parents: How to spend new money?

As required by California’s new local control funding formula, signed into law in June 2013, local schools will ask parents and community members to weigh in on how new fundi ...

Placer Union backs off proposed intradistrict transfer restrictions

Placer Union High School District will still allow students to transfer between its constituent schools for at least the 2014-15 school year, and is now second-guessing its proposa ...

Area history teachers learn to “Think Like a Historian”

In a role-reversing exercise at the Placer Union High School District office, local history teachers became the students at a seminar from Stanford University Thursday to learn a n ...

Placer Union schools want a computer for every student

With Common Core standards and online exams coming down the pike in the next few years, one of the Placer Union High School District’s new priorities is to put a computer in ...

Placer Union set to approve $34M budget

The Placer Union High School District school board will vote on Tuesday on a proposed budget of $34,450,823 for the 2013-14 school year, which is 3.3 percent smaller than last year ...

Del Oro High School completes graduation - three days later sans heat

Three days after a graduation ceremony was shut down midway through because of mounting heatstroke cases, Del Oro High School finished Tuesday what it had set out to do. In the co ...

Del Oro High School graduation completed — 3 days late

Three days after a graduation ceremony was shut down midway through because of mounting heatstroke cases, Del Oro High School finished Tuesday what it had set out to do. In the c ...