education

Placer County’s jobless count rises

  Placer County found itself part of a regional decline in jobs in July. According to the California Employment Development Department, Placer County’s jobless rate ju ...

Schools stand to benefit from new state funding formula

Sealed by the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown last week, California’s 2013-14 budget officially established a new statewide education funding formula that went into effect on M ...

Leaders need to listen

Re: (Call to Readers, Journal, Nov. 28): If I were to be elected as a leader whether it be local, state or federal, the first thing I would do would be to ask “We the People.” ...

What’s nation coming to?

Why is our governor thinking about cutting 30 days out of our children’s school year, yet we’re giving free scholarships to illegals? We’re laying off teachers and making cut ...

Letter to editor: Movie presents strong message

On April 12, I attended a screening of the movie, “Road to Nowhere,” which was hosted by the Placer County Youth Commission. This movie was made by a mother concerned about ...