Education

Another View: California needs to address its lack of technical training

As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers. Workers with vocational training are currently in demand. ...

Expanding young minds at the Creative Arts and Music Center

If it’s 10 a.m. on a sunny Sunday summer morning and “junior” is already griping about Monday’s academic tutoring session, then mom and dad, you might be do ...

Granite Bay media students team with real-world clients

Granite Bay’s market for professional videographers just got more competitive. In April, students in Granite Bay High School’s media program starte ...

Roseville’s historical Black fraternity hosts awards banquet

Young African-American men, members of the Kappa League program in Roseville, gathered at the Granite Bay Golf Club Sunday evening to celebrate the organization’s sixth annua ...

Too Cool for Comfort Part II: Perks and financial benefits to offering too many remedial classes at community colleges

Editor’s note: In Part I of this Op Ed series, which was published last week, Dr. Janis Cox Jones reviewed research suggesting between 1998 and 2008, the California Community ...

Janis to replace Rooney as Eureka Union superintendent in Roseville area

When Rocklin resident Tom Janis takes over for the retiring Linda Rooney as superintendent of Eureka Union School District starting July 1, he’ll see it as a success if not m ...

Too Cool for Comfort Part I: Transfer numbers at Cal’s community colleges have been minuscule for decades

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part Op Ed series. This is the time of year when parents of high school sophomore or junior students contemplating college begin t ...

Eureka Union gets $23K in mobile devices for Roseville, Granite Bay students

Eureka Union School District accepted a donation of $23,825 on April 14 from its nonprofit support group, the Eureka Schools Foundation, to add to its growing inventory of mobile d ...

Six families sue Rocklin Unified for special-ed child abuse

The families of six special education students at Breen Elementary School filed a joint lawsuit last week against Rocklin Unified School District, special education teacher Sherry ...

Roseville schools brace for drought impacts

Gov. Jerry Brown announced April 1 that California’s first-ever statewide water restrictions would be coming down the pike this summer, and Roseville area schools are bracing ...

Roseville school board insists students learn personal finance

Starting next school year, Roseville Joint Union High School District will require its graduating seniors to know at least the basics of personal finance in order to earn their dip ...

Granite Bay kids hit the notes with Sac Youth Symphony

If you close your eyes and listen to the music — really immerse yourself in the Sacramento Youth Symphony experience — you might think you’re in Vienna, maybe Lon ...

Roseville libraries add tech for special needs

Public libraries are a refuge for curious minds and lifelong learners, and one Roseville resident, after observing a lack of special-needs accommodations several years ago, has mad ...

Tenuous future of books highlights Sierra College event

The clash of tradition and technology drew a crowd to Sierra College Friday night, with locals contemplating whether their love for the printed word will eventually be sucked into ...

Google Fest highlights a year of tech advancement for Roseville High

Two weekends ago, Roseville High School hosted the Roseville Google Summit, an event similar to the Google Festival it hosted almost exactly a year before. Like last year’s ...