schools

Not more consultants!

Money to support English language learners goes unspent (Journal, Jan. 15). If this weren’t so pitiful, it would be funny — the governor is asking for higher taxes on behalf of ...

We the people ‘panhandled’

I am trying to wrap my mind around my latest experience. I am in the dollar store buying cleaning fluids and toilet tissue, and the clerk asked if the customers would donate $1 for ...

Stop promoting a gay agenda

Note: This is a much-needed revision of a letter I sent previously: Teaching homosexual lifestyles to children (Reader Input, Aug. 28). New Senate Bill 48, effective January 2012, ...

Veteran and new teacher share experiences, dreams

Auburn schools start today, and local teachers are ready to go. So, what do veteran and new teachers reflect on and expect in their careers? Two Placer High School teachers sat dow ...

State funding huge concern for local schools

Auburn area school districts expect huge deficits next school year, and administrators are sounding off about their state funding concerns. The Journal spoke with nine school dist ...

Our children held hostage

Shame on the Republican legislators for playing games with the children of this state. Shame on Sen. Ted Gaines for playing games with the children of Roseville. Gov. (Jerry) Brow ...

Supply school choice — now

James McKesson is right (Reader Input, Journal, Jan. 15). We are being ripped off by academic elitists. For too long federal and state departments of education, in cahoots with the ...

$1.8 million cuts could take toll on school district

After the failure of a measure proposed to bring $4 million to the Auburn Union School District over five years, the district is looking at millions of dollars more in potential st ...

Funding doesn’t reach classrooms

Measure L did not pass with a two-thirds majority vote, but if all 55 percent of the people supporting the measure put their money where their vote was, the Auburn Union School Dis ...

Think local; yes on Measure L

I fully understand taxpayers’ frustration with the way our government spends our hard-earned money and continually wants more of it, which results in people voting no on any new ...