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Oregon schools deliver worst test scores in 5 years
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Sep 20, 5:28 AM: Oregon schools recorded their poorest performance in the five-year history of Oregon’s current reading, writing and math tests this spring, registering year-over-year declines in every grade level and among nearly every >
Metro East Web Academy fits some like a glove
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Aug 20, 7:13 AM: Going to school online sounds like a dream for a lot of students. You can do your school work in your sweats, when you feel like it, accommodating a job, a late night playing video games, or other personal needs. >
New Building for Logos Public Charter School
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Jul 30, 7:21 AM: The Logos Public Charter School is in the final stages of a safety inspection for its new building. The new location is on North Ross Lane in Medford. The school opened in 2010 with about 300 students. This year, the Logos >
New charter school set to open, leaving some schools with enrollment funding concerns
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Jul 24, 7:09 AM: The final touches are being put on Fruitland’s Olde School, as the Treasure Valley Classical Academy is ready to open its doors for the 2019-2020 school year. The school will house kindergarten through sixth grade this >
Oregon House OKs boost to rural broadband
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Jun 25, 7:27 AM: Broadband internet would get a boost in rural Oregon under legislation that passed the Oregon House on Monday, supporters said.
3 Oregon school employees sue union for not letting them drop out. Lawmakers pass bill that could make it even more difficult.
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Jun 12, 5:34 AM: Three Oregon school employees sued their union in federal court Tuesday, arguing it’s unfair that the union only lets members drop out and stop paying dues during the month of September.
Chartering a path
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May 29, 5:10 AM: Nine years ago, when Oregon Trail Academy opened as a kindergarten-through-fourth-grade school, few would've envisioned its eldest students would become the first class to graduate with International Baccalaureate diplomas >
Hundreds of Oregon teachers rally at Capitol, Republican senators still absent
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May 9, 5:45 AM: Hundreds of teachers in Salem and tens of thousands across Oregon cut class Wednesday to demand more money for schools, while Senate Republicans — for the second day in a row — denied Democrats the opportunity to vote on a >
Here’s what you need to know about Wednesday’s teacher walkout
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May 8, 7:15 AM: Teachers and education advocates across the state will flock to several rallies Wednesday in a bid to pressure the Oregon Legislature into passing a $2 billion corporate tax package to buoy K-12 funding and push for more >
Many Oregon School Districts To Close May 8 For Teacher Walkout
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May 7, 7:01 AM: Schools in 24 districts across Oregon will close for at least part of the day on Wednesday in response to a planned walk out by teachers to advocate for more school funding.
Opinion: New $2 billion tax is for PERS, not ‘for the kids’
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May 7, 6:59 AM: Last week the Oregon House approved a new $2 billion tax on Oregon sales, very similar to the one voters rejected in 2016. Don't be fooled by its “for the kids” campaign. It’s a brilliant ruse: only big terrible >
Oregon’s $2 billion school spending bill leaves a lot to be decided
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May 7, 5:20 AM: Oregon lawmakers are moving quickly to approve a new business tax to support $2 billion in additional school spending over each two-year budget cycle. The bill won approval in the House last week and could come before the >
Gearing up for the future: Students with CTE experience enter college, workforce
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May 6, 7:18 AM: Although high school graduates are able to get jobs easier upon completion of CTE courses and obtaining certificates, there are many college opportunities as well.
Walkout worries
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Apr 25, 7:57 AM: Both district leadership and the teachers union said they support increased funding and want to minimize problems for parents and students who will have to deal with an increasingly likely school closure. What they >
Eugene School District may close school May 8 due to teacher walkouts
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Apr 18, 7:03 AM: Eugene School District teachers will join their counterparts across Oregon for a planned walkout next month to protest the lack of K-12 funding from the state, forcing the district to draft a contingency plan in case it is >
Ore. offers $2 billion for schools as teachers plan walkout
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Apr 5, 7:11 AM: Oregon legislative leaders laid out their plan to raise billions in dollars in revenue for schools, as teachers are readying themselves for a walkout to protest a chronic disinvestment in the state education system. >
Oregon Completes Combined School, College And Employment Info Database
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Mar 27, 7:43 AM: The SLDS, as the database is called, pulls together information on Oregonians from public school databases, college and university registries, and the state’s employment department system, all with the goal of better >
Letter: Education savings accounts: A “Ticket to the Future” today
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Mar 7, 6:22 AM: "A scholarship is not a five-year plan or a power point…,” Derrell explained recently. “It’s a ticket to the future, granted today, for a child trying to shape his or her own destiny in the here and now..." >
Portland school board to decide fate of embattled charter school
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Feb 26, 7:42 AM: The Portland school board on Tuesday will decide the fate of one of its seven public charter schools, a decision school supporters say is unfair given the relatively short deadline they’ve been given to address >
Madras High School’s turnaround a result of sweeping change
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Feb 5, 6:36 AM: There are many ways to judge a high school’s success — test scores, graduation rates — and most people wouldn’t consider pep rallies to be one of them. But for students at the resurgent Madras High School, where graduation >

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