public schools

Another View: Our education system needs an overhaul

I am amazed how quickly a light can turn on. I just heard a speech by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in which he realized that if we are going to move education forward, especially f ...

Reader Input: Uniforms help in education

There are many reasons why most charter and private schools are generally more successful than our public schools, but I wish to focus on one aspect that was mentioned in Tuesday&r ...

Reader upset about schools

I think I discovered why people don’t read newspapers as much as they did. After reading the front page of the (Feb. 13) Auburn Journal – “Is Loomis school district going ban ...

Gov signs bill to teach gay history

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social studies classes in public sc ...

Another View: Private schools have unfair advantage in playoffs

The current high school athletic playoff system in California, in which public schools compete against private schools, who don’t have to abide by geographical boundaries and can ...

Grateful for Auburn schools

In response to James McKesson’s letter (Reader Input, Nov. 7), here is what my child received from Auburn public schools: She is offered a class for all core subjects whether sh ...