Education

Auburn teacher arrested

A Roseville man who taught at Horizon Charter schools in Auburn and Roseville has been arrested on six felony counts of child molestation. James McNealy Carroll, 64, was arrested ...

Updated PHS press box may include names of Gaches, Keller

The parents of Trevor Keller and Jared Gaches, two freshman football players at Placer High School who lost their lives earlier this month, hope to honor their sons by updating the ...

PUHSD updates sex ed policy

Auburn-area students will receive an updated version of sex education, as high school trustees voted to adopt new state law into its policies. The state law requires that seventh- ...

Sierra College museum has local link

Lincoln resident Charles Dailey is proud of the Sierra College Natural History Museum, where he has taught classes for 47 years. Dailey, who retired from Sierra College a few yea ...

Lincoln’s Charles Dailey helps make Sierra museum great

After meeting Charles Dailey, who spends his work hours and then some at the Sierra College Natural History Museum, I understand why the museum is ranked 26th in the top 30 higher- ...

PUHSD updates sex ed, residency policies

Changes may be made to high school policy regarding the teaching of sexual health and HIV and AIDS prevention. District trustees will consider the new policy, which reflects change ...

Rock Creek leader named Educator of the Year

Her grandmother was a teacher, her mother was a teacher, and everyone in her family assumed she would become a teacher, too, but Suzanne Flint had other ideas as she headed off to ...

E.V. Cain STEM Charter School wins big at STEM fairs

Is Vitamin B12 absorbed into the blood better as an injection? Do people remember words better if they’re written in different in color? Does expensive food taste better? Th ...

AUSD promotes positivity, hears about new program for English language learners

The code of conduct – It’s how school staff expects its students to behave, as well as the consequences if those expectations aren’t met. Each year, schools in t ...

Jessup Breaks Ground on New Chemistry Lab

ROCKLIN, Calif. – Continuing their ongoing growth trajectory, William Jessup University began construction for a new chemistry lab slated for completion fall 2016.   T ...

Brain talk: students learn how the mind works

It’s Friday morning, and Judy Alberts has a brain in a box. She was going to hold off pulling it out, but she’s too excited. She can’t wait to share it with the ...

Placer Union High School District embraces distance learning

A student at Foresthill High School who wants to take as many Advanced Placement classes as possible will no longer have to transfer to Placer. In fact, more classes will be availa ...

Warwick University to open Placer County campus

Ken Sloan travelled more than 5,000 miles last week, one way, to help bring a United Kingdom university to south Placer County. Warwick University, located in Coventry, could begi ...

Classes resume after lockdown at Auburn Elementary School

A lockdown at Auburn Elementary School this morning has ended and classes have resumed. At about 9:20 a.m.,  a fourth-grade student left the campus without permission and wal ...

Lincoln High’s National Honor Society donates $150 for First Street Elementary School

Lincoln High School’s National Honor Society members recently presented First Street Elementary School’s CARE Afterschool Program students with a treat and a cash donat ...