schools

California lawmaker proposes training school staff in gun use

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of seven California Republican state legislators wants to allow school districts to use state funds to train staff to use guns to ward o ...

Schools consider surveillance options

Auburn elementary schools are looking to crack down on vandalism this year by investing in new surveillance technology. The Auburn Union School District board of trustees had its ...

Reader Input: Why cut funding to our schools?

Re: “School wins $75,000 prize for online video,” (Journal, Dec. 11). This is awesome! Schools definitely need the new technology to captivate students and make them ...

Noon Hour Update: Churches and the holidays; Auburn ATV death follow-up; local reaction to Connecticut shooting and concussion documentary

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Propositions 30, 38 solve nothing

I remember years ago, when the California Lottery was enacted, a large portion of its income was dedicated to schools. I also remember that the state government reduced its funding ...

Noon Hour Update: School enrollment numbers; fire board candidates; 13-year-old author and Friday night football

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Abolish unions in education

Having experienced first-hand the “wall of silence” from the Placer Hills Union School District at a meeting I attended only makes my imagination conjure up more questi ...

Another View: Politics as usual blocks teacher misconduct reform

Every day, parents entrust to our local schools their most precious possessions – their children. Schools have a sacred responsibility to educate students in a safe learning env ...

Noon Hour Update: Dangerous crosswalk near school, catching up with Crystal Costa; PCWA reaches water deal and county infrastructure

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Area schools try to buck obesity trend

When Brad Kearns shopped around for the elementary school that would help mold his children?s early years academics were obviously a top priority. But if grammar and math were No. ...