Latest Grant Joint Union High School District Stories

2008-07-17 06:00:39

By Deb Kollars, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 17--A new high school dropout report released Wednesday shows significantly higher rates of students leaving public school in California than reported in previous years. According to the California Department of Education, one in four high-schoolers -- 24.2 percent -- failed to graduate or move into another program to continue their education. The estimates were derived from data from the 2006-07 school year. By contrast, the state...

2008-07-14 06:00:32

By Lakiesha McGhee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 14--A number of small school districts in the foothills of Placer County are considering a merger to combat years of dwindling enrollment and shrinking funds from the state. Some district officials say Sacramento's new Twin Rivers Unified School District -- formed by merging the former Grant high school district and its feeder schools -- is their guide. Placer Union High School District initiated a preliminary study of district...

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