charter school

WSCA receives approval at state level

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, a proposed seventh- through 12th-grade charter school in Rocklin, was approved Thursday with a seven to one vote. Wednesday night, a petition to ...

Future of WSCA still undecided

The future of Western Sierra Collegiate Academy, a proposed seventh- through 12th-grade charter school in Rocklin, is still up in the air. Last night, a petition to establish WSC ...

Diversity in education allows more opportunity

I am glad to see that the charter for Rocklin Academy has been submitted to the state for approval. I look forward to having a school for my children to attend that is smaller tha ...

Facts slightly askew in anti-Academy piece

As board president of Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz, I was pleased to read that Western Sierra Collegiate Academy is hoping to replicate the proven, successful charter sc ...

Numbers misleading in pro-Academy piece

This correspondence is in response to the article: WSCA: Right for Rocklin by Wendy Boyd, Chairwoman, Rocklin Academy, that was in the Feb. 18 Placer Herald. I would like to se ...

District response to WSCA similar to that of GATE

The Rocklin Unified School District board and administration object to Western Sierra Colligate Academy and the Rocklin Academy for one reason. They view the idea that Rocklin need ...

WSCA: Right for Rocklin

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy is poised to bring an outstanding public school choice to the Rocklin community. WSCA will be Rocklin’s only college preparatory public, seven ...

Rocklin has great schools

Rocklin’s high school students must be prepared for the increasingly complex world of the 21st century. College admissions are more competitive than ever and students choosing t ...

Charter school takes next step toward approval

Rocklin’s proposed charter school is moving forward with plans for approval. Despite being previously denied twice by the Rocklin Unified School District and once by the Placer ...

Principals request additional flex days; WSCA requests facility site

In an effort to provide the best for their students, Rocklin principals are requesting more time to collaborate. Additional articulation or “flex” days for the 2009-10 school ...

Proposed Rocklin charter high school faces uphill battle again

The latest plan to build a charter high school in Rocklin now has a third strike against it as the Placer County Board of Education failed to pass the charter petition last Thursda ...

Proposed college prep charter school petitions RUSD board

A new charter petition for the Western Sierra Collegiate Academy was presented to the Rocklin Unified School District at its board meeting on July 16. The WSCA is a proposed colle ...

Superintendent tells all about charter school

Editor's Note: The Loomis Union School District will open a new charter school this August. District superintendent Paul Johnson recently sat down with reporter Joyia Emard to answ ...
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