Kevin Brown

Drunk driver arrested in head-on Penryn crash

Alcohol was a factor in a head-on crash on Penryn Road that sent two local men to the hospital Monday evening, according to Dave Martinez, California Highway Patrol spokesperson. ...

Rocklin Academy: A charter success story

Parental involvement and a challenging curriculum are behind the lengthy waiting list and success at the Rocklin Academy Family of Schools. That’s according to Superinte ...

Rocklin Unified continues search for new superintendent

At a special board meeting held Feb. 20, Rocklin Unified School District received feedback from community groups as it continues its search for a new superintendent. Collected by ...

Rocklin Unified begins search process to select new superintendent

After 17 years as superintendent of the Rocklin Unified School District, Kevin Brown has announced that he will retire at the end of the current school year. The board of trustees ...

Rocklin schools chief to retire

Rocklin Unified School District Superintendent Kevin Brown has announced that he will retire at this end of this school year, marking the end of 38 years as an educator and adminis ...

RUSD superintendent inducted into California Interscholastic Federation Hall of Fame

  Kevin Brown, superintendent of the Rocklin Unified School District, was honored in October as one of 43 inductees into the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin ...

Rocklin Unified nurses to get jobs back?

The California Public Employment Relations Board found last week that the Rocklin Unified School District retaliated against four nurses when it laid them off in 2010. In her decis ...

Superintendent responds to state budget challenges

Over the past three years, $18 billion has been cut statewide from public schools. The current “tax extension” stalemate in Sacramento could result in billions more. Th ...

More cuts for Rocklin Unified?

With declining revenue and an $8 million deficit within the next two years, the school district is preparing for all options. To prepare for the current school year, Rocklin Unifie ...

Do local school execs earn too much?

Who in California has an annual salary comparable to President Obama? If you guessed Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, you’d be wrong. Linda Katehi, incoming chancellor at UC Davis ...

Rocklin schools ready to take on swine flu

Sanitizing, cleaning and re-cleaning are Rocklin Unified School District’s weapons against the swine flu. Using Oxifour, a powerful disinfectant that sanitizes surfaces within ...

RUSD schools hold Pink Friday

Rocklin schools came together Friday, with students and staff wearing pink for Pink Friday. At a recent Rocklin Unified School District board meeting, Superintendent Kevin Brown ...

Parents share concerns at budget forum

Community members shared their concerns for the school district’s budget cuts at the first public forum Tuesday night. Many in attendance were parents giving ideas and sharing ...

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 ...

State budget crisis impacts RUSD

A brief history Prior to the historic passage of Proposition 13 thirty years ago, schools were funded by local property taxes. Local school boards established the budget for sc ...