Western Placer Unified School District

Renewal received, Horizon Charter Schools ‘ready to move forward’

LINCOLN – Horizon Charter Schools is getting another chance, and its CEO says the administration is going to do all it can to ensure the problems that surfaced in the past ye ...

Western Placer board will vote on Horizon Charter Schools’ future

Today marks a significant moment for Horizon Charter Schools’ hopes of moving forward after a tumultuous school year that saw a controversial program closure and an audit tha ...

Vote on Horizon Charter Schools’ future gets postponed

The vote to reauthorize Horizon Charter Schools’ charters with Western Placer Unified School District has been postponed. Originally slated to come before the Western Placer ...

Horizon Charter -- Trustee: We need more oversight

A local school board agreed with recommendations from an independent auditor for more policy and oversight for Horizon Charter Schools. The Western Placer Unified School Distr ...

Western Placer board wants more oversight of Horizon Charter Schools

  A local school board agreed with recommendations from an independent auditor for more policy and oversight for Horizon Charter Schools. The Western Placer Unified School D ...

Audit slams Horizon Charter Schools, calls for more policy, oversight

The independent audit of Placer County-based Horizon Charter Schools revealed three lease agreements for sites in Rocklin, Auburn and Elk Grove required “excessive, if not il ...

Our View: Charter schools need better oversight

What do $800,000 and a $19 million charter school have to do with us? These are taxpayer monies paid into the state’s education system that have partly gone to waste. The ...

In Horizon Charter Schools’ case, parents provide ultimate oversight

  Scott Leaman says the art of charter schools oversight is a delicate balancing act – ensuring the school is in compliance while also allowing the flexibility that def ...