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Applications Due for Vacancy on Nevada Joint Union Board of Trustees

Nevada Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees member Jamie Reeves is resigning on May 31, and the board will review and consider applicants for a provisional appointment to fill the vacancy on June 8.

(May 4, 2022) → Read the full YubaNet report
Nevada County Library to Expand Hours

The Nevada County Library is returning to its pre-pandemic schedule. New hours will include Saturdays at the Truckee, Madelyn Helling, Grass Valley, Bear River, and Doris Foley Library branches, as well as evening hours at multiple branches.

(April 27, 2022) → Read the full Sierra Sun report

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‘Public Interest Media' Funding Bill Advances

SB 911 would provide $50M in public funding for journalism in California. It is heading to the state Senate floor with outside support still tepid.

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Who’s missing from California’s community colleges?

California’s community college enrollment plummeted during the pandemic. Here are the stories of some of the students who left.

Image caption: Like many counties, Nevada County classrooms stood empty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nevada County’s School System, Explained

Nevada County started out with 38 school districts for just 2,000 students. Today there are more than 11,000 enrollees, but the number of districts is just nine.

Image caption: California's sprawling public education system encompasses approximately 10,500 schools.
California’s Education System: How the Bureaucracy Works

How California's extensive public school system is organized and managed, explained.

Image caption: California's library system dates back 171 years.
How Cool Are Libraries?

California has gone from one library to more than 1,100 in the last 171 years.

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California School Reopenings, Explained

California’s plan to get schoolchildren back into classrooms after a year of distance learning is taking shape. Here’s the latest on the state’s school reopenings.

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