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Oregon schools ready to switch to distance learning
Apr 2, 5:54 AM: The long-awaited guidance that school districts across the state have been waiting for came in on Monday night, as the Oregon Department of Education posted its Extended School Closure Guidance.
Review & Outlook : Oregon’s Coronavirus Education Lockdown
Apr 1, 7:54 AM: Even during a national crisis, unions would rather deprive students of an education than see their charter-school competitors succeed.
Virtual schools unable to enroll new students
Apr 1, 6:44 AM: Virtual schools can continue to service all its students enrolled prior to the statewide closures, given its compliance with the state.
Education leaders in Oregon work on new home-schooling guidelines during closure
Mar 31, 6:13 AM: Classrooms in Oregon and Washington have been empty since orders went out earlier this month by governors in both states to close schools. Oregon's Department of Education expects to deliver new home-schooling guidelines >
Oregon’s online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus closure order
Mar 27, 8:11 AM: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s mid-March order shuttering the state’s public schools also applies to publicly funded online academies, state education officials said.
Coronavirus closure won’t lead to online classes in Oregon public schools. This is why
Mar 20, 6:22 AM: Oregon schools will not replace the weeks of traditional classroom instruction students are missing with online classes or another substitute while schools are shuttered until April 28.
EAGLE Charter School students, teachers and parents rally at the Capitol
Mar 3, 8:11 AM: EAGLE Charter School students, teachers and parents attend a rally at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, urging officials to keep the school going.
Thousands of online charter students won't get new Oregon schools money
Jan 17, 7:17 AM: The state’s 19 virtual charter schools, which have about 13,000 students, were excluded from the largest pot of money in the Student Success Act, a new state law intended to improve schooling for students across Oregon. >
As civics education declines, nonprofits and state try to fill the gap
Jan 8, 7:55 AM: Geissler said that civics education like this should be in every classroom. But it’s not. In recent decades, civics has fallen to the wayside in classrooms in Oregon and across the country. There is no current requirement >
Employees sue teacher's union over slow responses to requests to leave it
Dec 6, 8:29 AM: Four Hillsboro school employees sued their union and school district Thursday in federal court, arguing that the union slow-walks requests from employees who want to quit their unions in violation of their rights under the >
Education Unions Report Sharp Declines in Membership, Revenue
Nov 12, 8:45 AM: Teachers' unions are experiencing sharp declines in membership and revenue in former union strongholds Oregon and Washington, according to new annual reports.
Opinion: How we’re succeeding at reshaping education for students of color at KairosPDX
Oct 28, 6:25 AM: Black students in Oregon have been failed for decades by the educational system – part of the legacy of the racism, eradication and erasure experienced by black communities and other communities of color. As such, >
Teachers union won't back candidates who voted for PERS reforms
Oct 18, 6:52 AM: A third Oregon union says it won’t endorse or contribute to primary campaigns for candidates who voted for reforms to Oregon’s costly public pension system earlier this year.
Little Oregon school district turned to AP courses, innovation to survive
Sep 24, 7:13 AM: This occurred mostly because of desperation, not academic ambition. When Trani became the principal of Corbett’s high school in 2004, he and the superintendent at the time decided the only way to save the district from >
Oregon schools deliver worst test scores in 5 years
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
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
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
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
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.
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.



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