Western Placer Unified School District

49 school positions either eliminated or reduced

The Western Placer Unified School District voted Tuesday night to eliminate and/or reduce the number of hours worked of 49 classified employee positions. Seven positions that are ...

Transitional kindergarten to be offered by district in fall

The Western Placer Unified School District will offer transitional kindergarten in the fall, despite a lack of state funding. The district will offer transitional kindergarten to ...

School board confirms fiscal solvency for next two years

The school district confirmed its ability to meet financial obligations in light of reports that $6.86 million in cuts will need to be made in fiscal year 2013-2014. The Western Pl ...

17 teaching positions saved

The school board approved concessions saving the equivalent of 17 teaching positions Tuesday night. The board ratified a memorandum of understanding between the Western Placer Unif ...

Layoff notices to be sent to school employees

The school board Tuesday night took action to send layoff notices to 30.95 of its 325 certificated employees as part of an effort to cut $5.75 million from the 2012-13 fiscal budge ...

Don’t cut Lincoln’s adult education program

I won’t want to be a school board trustee this week. The five trustees had to cut $5.75 million Tuesday for next year’s Western Placer Unified School District’s budget. Comm ...

School board to vote Tuesday on cutting ESL classes, laying off teachers

The possibility of eliminating ESL classes and laying off elementary school teachers dominated Tuesday’s school board meeting. The Western Placer Unified School District was or ...

Tuesday’s school meeting to discuss fate of health clerk positions

While school district representatives say all health clerk duties will continue if those positions are eliminated, not everyone sees it that way. The Western Placer Unified Schoo ...

Audience protests job cuts, programs at school meeting

More than 125 parents and school district staff packed the Lincoln High School theater on Tuesday night to show their concern over potential budget cuts. The district is faced wi ...

School resource officer position could be cut

A youth services officer and Twelve Bridges Library funding were items revisited during Monday’s school committee meeting. The committee is a collaborative planning group betwe ...

New math class to help students in higher-level college course being developed

School district representatives and local college staff are collaborating on a new math course to prepare graduating high school seniors for direct entry into higher-level college ...

School board to cut $5.5 million to balance budget

A decrease in the state’s trigger cuts “sounds like good news” for Western Placer Unified School District. That’s according to the district’s Assistant Superintendent Joy ...

School, city issues discussed during school committee

Lincoln and school district representatives met Monday morning during the city’s school committee to discuss issues that affect each entity. One topic was Twelve Bridges Library ...

Sheridan Elementary shines at school board meeting

Five items in the action, discussion and information portion of Tuesday night’s school board meeting were quickly discussed and approved. Prior to that, Kris Knutson, Sheridan El ...

School board pays $25,000 to hold site

School board members voted Tuesday night to pay $25,000 to hold on to a elementary school site in Lincoln Crossing. Half of the $25,000 paid each year may go toward the purchase of ...