Education

Plans for Placer Ranch development, Sac State in Roseville on hold

The plan to bring a Sacramento State University satellite campus to Roseville is in limbo. The 2,200-acre Placer Ranch Specific Plan, which would have accommodated 25,000 college ...

Roseville to curb teen drinking

Taking the lead from the City of Rocklin, Roseville has implemented a “social host” ordinance that will allow it to levy $500 to $1,000 penalties against residents who ...

Common Core: Placer County students rank above state average

Public school students across the U.S. participated in the first round of Common Core testing last spring, and now the results are trickling in. The tests measured student achievem ...

On 911 anniversary, Rocklin educator discusses book on living in N.Y. through tragedy

Some moments in life stay as vivid as if they happened only yesterday, and for William Jessup University’s Marketing Director Amy Bartlett that moment came on September 11, 2 ...

John Adams Academy unveils new school space at former Heald site

Public servants, business owners and educators from across Placer County converged on Roseville’s John Adams Academy Thursday, Sept. 3 to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for its ...

Area Hacker Lab captivates Roseville kids

It was cross-county success for several agencies last month when a donation from a Placer County organization sent Roseville kids to a science lab in Rocklin for a day. The donati ...

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 ...