Education

Cedar Springs Waldorf School celebrates 25 years

What began 25 years ago as a small group of parents concerned about the quality of their children’s education has transformed into the Cedar Springs Waldorf School; offering ...

Inmates graduate with job certifications

Recently 55 female offenders at the Folsom Women’s Facility received certifications during graduation ceremonies after completing programs through the California Prison Indus ...

Hands4Hope aims to help county’s needy kids

This summer Hands4Hope held its first School Supply Drive to benefit children in need in El Dorado County. In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2014-15 school year, Hands4H ...

El Dorado students deconstruct debate

In the moments leading up to the showdown, the room buzzed with energy, anticipation and a little uncertainty. The live televised gubernatorial debate from Sacramento between Gov. ...

Folsom High senior wins congressional app contest

Matthew Merrill, a senior at Folsom High School, won first place in the “House App Contest” in Sacramento County, which is a congressional competition sponsored by Rep. ...

Food for Thought raises funds to support local schools

The Folsom Cordova Education Foundation will hold its third annual Food for Thought fundraiser benefiting local school programs from 6:30 -9:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Pall ...

Electricity Fair returns to Folsom

The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park will be hosting the annual Electricity Fair to highlight one of the world’s oldest hydroelectric facilities. For the third year, th ...

County office of education seeks to improve classrooms through ‘cohorts’

Classroom level grants will soon help to bring more innovative and engaging learning experiences to the students of El Dorado County, and a cohort of educators is working together ...

Boom in AP class enrollment raises flags

During the 2005-06 school year, students at Roseville High School took a total of 473 Advanced Placement courses. Last year, that number jumped to 1,064 –a figure more than t ...