- Hundreds of Oregon teachers rally at Capitol, Republican senators still absent
- > 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
- > 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
- 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’
- > 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
- > 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
- 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
- > 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
- > 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
- > 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
- > 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
- > 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
- > 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
- > 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
- Legislature looks to bolster education funding - with strings attached
- > Jan 25, 5:59 AM: A small group of legislators spent a year compiling their wish list of improvements to Oregon’s failing education system. Now they have five months to whittle it down to something realistic, find a way to fund it and sell
- Heppner student ropes in online education
- Jan 24, 7:05 AM: A Heppner High School freshman has corralled his abilities in the rodeo arena while still keeping up in the classroom — thanks to Morrow Academy.
- The Urban-Rural Divide: Funding rural school maintenance a challenge
- > Jan 22, 7:13 AM: While school districts in the state’s metropolitan areas pass high-priced bonds with regularity, communities in rural parts of the state must include only what is “absolutely necessary” to pass bonds — and even then it
- My View: Celebrate Oregon's educational options
- > Dec 18, 5:56 AM: As a mother of 13 children (no, that's not a typo) and grandmother of 17 more, I understand the critical role that parents play in the lives of their children. Education can make or break a child's future, and school
- Salem-Keizer board denies additional funding for Howard Street Charter School
- Dec 13, 8:19 AM: The Salem-Keizer School Board has denied additional funding to Howard Street Charter School to secure and improve its new building.
- Emissions cap, education reform top priorities as lawmakers return to Salem
- Dec 10, 6:42 AM: As for education reform, members of the Joint Interim Committee on Student Success still don't expect to have a solid proposal until midway through the 2019 session.
- Gov. Brown reaches out to rural Oregon
And Brown wants to divvy millions for rural community colleges across the state, with a focus on career readiness.
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