Placer Union High School District

Placer Union schools out for the week – again

Monday was Presidents Day, a day off for most schools and public employees. But as city and county officials return to their desks today, Auburn area high schools will remain vacan ...

Placer High meeting yields wealth of input

Auburn families turned out in droves on Thursday for the first of four community forums to be hosted by the Placer Union High School District. The aim of these forums, according t ...

Community forums to set 3-year course for Placer Union

For the first time in its history, Placer Union High School District will host a series of forums over the next two months to set its priorities for the next three years and explai ...

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 ...

Placer Union schools in ‘holding pattern’ over transgender rules

A statewide battle over transgender student accommodations in schools will come to a head in February, and Placer Union High School District, though compliant with the latest legis ...

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 ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Local doctors talk about the effects of Affordable Care Act; ARD votes on bike track tonight; Fire station in Newcastle gets facelift and Del Oro football

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: With most of the facets of the Affordable Care Act now in place, some area doctors are concerned about coverage for certain types of care. Reporter Gus ...

Placer Union schools consider scrapping transfer policy

Placer Union administrators are reconsidering new rules to limit the ability of students to switch high schools within the district, which were proposed and then tabled in a meetin ...

School board to huddle on Common Core

After months and years of meetings to discuss what Common Core standards will mean for students and teachers, the time has come for local educators to nail down specifics. In a sp ...

Auburn schools to receive public input on how to spend new funding dollars

When California’s new school funding formula passed in June, local educators said it would be months before they’d know exactly how big of a funding boost it was or how ...

Reader Input: Open enrollment policy creates woes

In reviewing your article about school enrollment numbers at the various high schools from last June (“Auburn school enrollment numbers paint ambiguous financial picture,&rdq ...

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 ...

Classes to begin at Auburn area schools this week

With classes set to resume this week, students and staff at local schools are abuzz with back-to-school spirit, tinged this year with the anticipation of something new. “Com ...

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 ...