Placer Union High School District

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 ...

Science teachers to adapt Common Core reasoning

UC Davis administrator Arthur Beauchamp imparted words of wisdom Friday upon a room full of science teachers at the Placer Union High School District office: It is impossible to ma ...

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 ...

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 ...