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El Dorado County Board of Education Gains New Trustee


Dr. Charles Ware took the Oath of Office and officially assumed the position of trustee for Area 1.

Cal State Tuition to Rise 34 Percent Over Five Years


The tuition increases were forecast earlier this year, when a Cal State task force concluded the system needs at least $1.5 billion annually in new revenue to afford student services and bolster its academic offerings.

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Policy fight consumes Douglas school board

A majority of Tuesday's seven-hour Douglas County School Board meeting was over an item that would suspend certain district bylaws and policies.

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Virat Vij appointed as new director of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management at LTCC

This year’s fall semester at Lake Tahoe Community College will welcome Virat Vij as the new director of the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program.

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‘This has to be the best year yet’; State of College looks at ups, downs of current school year

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – South Lake Tahoe residents got a glimpse of the current school at the State of Education address hosted by the Tahoe Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Lake Tahoe...

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Lake Tahoe Community College launches men, women cross-country teams

Matthew Airola, a two-time California Community College Athletic Association cross-country and track and field champion was hired by the Lake Tahoe Community College to coach its new Cross-Country and Long-Distance Track programs.

Image caption: Non-law enforcement spending on anti-hate efforts has topped $200 million since 2021, more than any other state.
California Spends Millions to Stop Hate Crimes. Here’s How

Hate crimes were up 20 percent in California in 2022, with those against transgender, Muslim and Black people increasing especially sharply. But the state is also spending more than any other to combat such crimes, including a hotline, state commission …

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New California Bill Slaps Back at School Book Bans

California will penalize school boards that ban books based on inclusion of certain groups under a bill the governor is expected to sign into law. But some fear unintended consequences.

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Burgans becomes first sitting county clerk to receive election administrator certification

Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer Amy Burgans was designated as a certified elections registration administrator, the highest professional achievement for election officials in the country.

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Rising Scholar Program offers education opportunities to inmates

Lake Tahoe Community College strives to provide access to education for as many people as possible with the Rising Scholar Program, which was started in order to serve aspiring scholars incarcerated in California’s correctional facilities.

Image caption: Protests have erupted statewide in response to right-wing activists in California school districts who are trying to put anti-LGBTQ+ policies in place.
State Moves to Stop Anti-LGBTQ+ Local School Board Policies

Under a system that has long prioritized local control for school districts. state officials now are fighting some recent board decisions regarding LGBTQ students.

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Lake Tahoe Unified, Washoe County School Districts welcome students back to school

Both Lake Tahoe Unified School District and Washoe County School District are thrilled to welcome students back for another year, with LTUSD’s first day of classes quickly approaching.

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