A Rocklin school board discussed policies on dealing with potentially controversial topics after a book about a transgender child, read during a kindergarten story time, created a furor this summer. Parents, teachers and policy advocates packed Monday night's board meeting.
On Sept. 18, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, U.S. Representative Doris Matsui and other university officials broke ground on the university's new $90 million science center.
This 96,631-square-foot Science Complex is expected to open June 2019 on the campus of Sacramento State University. It will have glass-walled research and teaching labs that put science on display to the outside world. The 30 cutting-edge biology and chemistry labs will be outfitted with the latest instruments, according to the university. The complex also will include two spaces to engage school children and the Sacramento community: a 2,500-square-foot planetarium with 120 seats for full-dome, high-definition “sky shows,” and a roll-back rooftop observatory housing telescopes for viewing the night sky.
The Grant Union Alumni Association has raised nearly $1 million to fund modest scholarships for graduates, money that can allow students to come home for the holidays or put sheets on their dorm beds, say fundraisers.
In the wake of uncertainty over what President Donald Trump will do to the status of DREAMers and DACA recipients, California State University, Sacramento President Robert S. Nelsen is asserting his and the university's commitment to DACA students and DREAMers.
Well, that was fast. Watch this time-lapse video of the traditional start-of-the-year campus photo in the Library Quad. Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen and his wife Jody Nelsen are in the middle of the front row. Stingers Up!
Jenny Weast, a math teacher at Oakmont High School for 30 years, has been a quadriplegic since a skiing accident at age 16. This month, she lost the Medi-Cal funding that has long paid caregivers to get her out of bed, then bathe, feed and dress her each