Pam Robie Hart

Hart belongs on ed board

I have known Pam Robie Hart for almost 20 years, first as a parent activist then as an active community volunteer. It was Pam’s leadership in promoting literacy which led me to ...

Office of Education plans to open charter school by this fall

The Placer County Office of Education is moving forward with plans to open a charter school in South Placer County in time for the 2012-2013 school year. The board voted unanimou ...

High standards benefit us all

I would like to thank the Auburn Journal for their support of educational issues and the coverage on the Community Forum on Education (Journal, March 13). It takes leadership as p ...

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 ...

County education board election pits teen vs. incumbent

Could one of the next members of the county’s education board be a 19-year-old college student? It’s possible. Lindsay Mulsow, of Auburn, is throwing her youthful hat into the ...

Women’s issues placed in spotlight

Beth McGovern, legislative director for California’s commission on the status of women, is the featured speaker at a free community education program “On Being a Savvy Advocate ...

Our View: Voters have spoken: County education office must get busy

Pam Robie Hart’s election to the Placer County Office of Education board comes with a message from voters. Taxpayers rightfully want the county office to research whether consol ...

Community, candidates talk issues

Elinor Petuskey said she’s relieved she can finally mail in her absentee ballot. The Newcastle resident was unsure of who to select for her local education boards, but a candid ...

Hart is good choice for Office of Education board

As a parent of children who graduated from Auburn schools, I am interested in hearing ideas for giving the best education possible to our current generation of students with the li ...

Eight vying for four county board education seats

Eight candidates vying for four education board spots will compete in a race marked with talk of school district reorganization. The Placer County Board of Education has four of ...

12-year board veteran seeking another term

Auburn resident Don Brophy, 76, was set to finally retire from education this year. But after more than 40 years within the scholastic community, Brophy decided another four wouldn ...

Auburn resident wants to bring fresh perspective to board

Pam Robie Hart wants a new set of eyes on a board she’s watched for more than 20 years. She’s hoping to bring a new perspective to the Placer County Office of Education Board o ...

Unification would help meet schools’ financial challenges

With the state’s dropout rate estimated to be over 24 percent, we need to look at better ways to engage our students. I am appalled with the dropout rate in our schools. These dr ...