Placer County Local News: Education


All Local Education News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

Lincoln News Messenger logo From Lincoln News Messenger...

04/18/2024
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The International Kiwanis Children’s Fund awarded a grant to the Lincoln Kiwanis for the the installation of a book vending machine at First Street Elementary School.

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04/17/2024
Heiress Paris Hilton is on a mission to shine a light on the "troubled teen industry," a largely unregulated multibillion-dollar industry that is gaining public scrutiny for alleged abuse of vulnerable youths.

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04/16/2024
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A recall may be on the horizon for the Auburn Union School District as 35 community members filed Intent to Recall paperwork this week against Trustees Greg Holt and Jayson Wedge.

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04/05/2024
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Very green Loomis got even a little greener last week, as officials opened the new Demonstration Garden at the Town Library.

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04/05/2024
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In an effort to offer art education to all children in Auburn, Megan Phillips opened The Art Nook Children’s Art Studio in Auburn last month.

California Local Pin Marker From EdSource...

04/04/2024
The move puts the fate of AB 2222 in question, but supporters insist that there is room to negotiate changes that can help tackle the state's literacy crisis.

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03/27/2024
After bringing his story all the way to the University of California Board of Regents, a disabled UC Berkeley student has prompted the UC to ensure emergency evacuation chairs are in every multi-storied building in the 10-university system.

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03/19/2024
Image for display with article titled Excellence in Education Opens Nominations to Honor Tahoe Truckee Unified School District Teachers, Staff

The Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2024 Linda Brown Fellows and Star Awards. Linda Brown Fellows Awards are given to teachers within the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District in recognition of excellence in teaching.

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03/15/2024
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In 1976, teenagers Lance Sevison and Mike Kelly wandered off course at Northstar during a snowstorm, ignorant of the harsh realities of the Sierra Nevadas. Initially following the "hug-a-tree" protocol, Sevison and Kelly hunkered down near a tree, as taught in survival curriculum.

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03/14/2024
Image for display with article titled SAFE Credit Union Offering $16,000 in Local Scholarships

High school seniors and current community college students with a 3.0 GPA in Placer, Sacramento, Yolo, Tuba, Sutter, Alameda, Amador, Butte, Contra Costa, Nevada, San Joaquin, Solano and El Dorado counties are eligible to apply for SAFE’s scholarships.

Loomis News logo From Loomis News...

03/14/2024
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The California Department of Education recently named Twelve Bridges Middle School and Barbara Chilton Middle School California Distinguished Schools.

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03/14/2024
An interview with Lucinda Lee Katz, the first grade teacher of the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case Lau vs. Nichols.

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03/13/2024
Image for display with article titled Truckee High Snowboarding Team Wraps Up Impressive Season

The Truckee High Snowboarding team wrapped up its season on March 7 with an impressive showing at the California/Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation (CNISSF) state championships.

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03/07/2024
The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources advisors has published a new website with information resources for small acreage landowners raising livestock.

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03/07/2024
California’s public schools depend on state aid for the lion’s share of their operational income. Two trends – declining enrollment and high absenteeism – are creating financial headaches.

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03/04/2024
California schools got $23.4 billion in federal pandemic relief money. Low-income schools that got the most may be hardest hit when the funds expire this year.

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02/26/2024
EdSource asked students at California colleges and universities why they are choosing between online or in-person options.

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02/26/2024
Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin recently named the recipients of $13,000 in education awards.

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02/21/2024
Lawyers representing organizations in property-poor school districts are pressing Gavin Newsom and legislators over a school bond for the November ballot.

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02/21/2024
On one side: Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ advocacy group. On the other side: Protect Kids California, a parents rights organization.
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