- Portland High School students, parents call for more in-person learning
- > Feb 24, 7:38 AM: Some Portland High School students and parents say the students are not getting enough in-person learning despite the proposed schedule changes from the superintendent. Parents upset by Portland proposal for limited
- Oregon parents & educators weigh in on CDC school reopening guidelines
- Feb 18, 7:00 AM: The CDC’s guidelines are similar to the guidelines in Oregon in that they emphasize things like wearing a mask, hand washing and social distancing.
- Oregon Is Vaccinating Teachers. It Might Not Be Enough to Reopen Schools.
- > Feb 17, 8:13 AM: But today, roughly 80 percent of Oregon’s 560,000 public schoolchildren remain in fully remote instruction. And while some districts are slowly bringing children back, two of the largest, Portland and Beaverton, do not
- Data show rural online academy has largest growth over last year
- Feb 15, 9:37 AM: Enrollment numbers for the 2020-21 school year show schools in Malheur County as pretty near the mark for the prior enrollment year which finished amidst the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 'Teenagers need to be back in school': Parents rally for Beaverton School District to reopen high schools
- > Feb 11, 7:01 AM: As many Oregon high schools resume outdoor contact sports, those in the Beaverton School District will not be among them. Right now, high schools in that district are not offering in-person instruction. The state requires
- Oregon public school enrollment tumbles as COVID-19 pandemic forces students into at-home learning
- Feb 5, 7:14 AM: Enrollment numbers at Oregon public schools have tumbled to their lowest point in over a decade, as the coronavirus pandemic forced students out of classrooms and into at-home learning.
- Continuing efforts to bridge the digital divide among Portland students
- Feb 3, 7:00 AM: In Multnomah County, before the pandemic, at least 65,000 families didn’t have an internet connection in their homes. That number is expected to have grown.
- Parent Rally to Reopen Oregon Schools Draws Ire From Teachers
- Feb 1, 8:34 AM: Gov. Kate Brown moved teachers and school staff ahead of seniors for COVID-19 vaccinations, trying to prod teachers back into classrooms. But many teachers aren’t gung ho about returning.
- School Choice May Work for Some, But Can Lead to Underfunded and Segregated Schools
- Jan 27, 6:19 AM: Applications to transfer schools in the Eugene 4J and Springfield School Districts are open. But the process of school choice can lead to segregated and underfunded schools.
- Opinion: Pay parents who've had to support kids' online learning
- > Jan 26, 8:08 AM: One way to cover some of the costs to families would pay families for every scheduled day of instruction in which a student's school is closed to the student for in-person instruction because of a governor's emergency
- Opinion: From learning pods to micro-schools, students need choices
- > Jan 18, 6:56 AM: As we inch closer to the next school year, here are two truths that parents, educators and policymakers should use to shape the future of K-12 education in our state. First, families should feel safe as they make the
- Teachers ask Oregon governor for vaccine, resources, before in-person classes resume
- Jan 11, 8:14 AM: Leaders representing teachers in Oregon’s five largest school districts asked Gov. Kate Brown to base reopening decisions on “science and data, not politics and wishful thinking.
- Families taking divergent paths to online learning
- > Dec 31, 7:49 AM: At the beginning of the 2020-21 school year, parents in Eastern Oregon were faced with a difficult decision about their children’s schooling. Some opted to give “comprehensive distance learning” a try, setting their child
- Editorial: Gov. Brown must put schools on path to in-person instruction
- > Dec 21, 8:00 AM: It was exactly what Oregon families have been wanting to hear for months: “It is time to begin the process of getting more of our students back in the classroom,” the governor said last Wednesday, announcing dramatically
- Oregon Charter Academy students interview NASA astronaut on International Space Station
- Dec 18, 7:46 AM: Students at Oregon Charter Academy got to ask NASA astronaut, Shannon Walker, their most pressing questions on Tuesday.
- Portland parents, students, teachers rally to reopen schools
- > Dec 7, 6:19 AM: It's been nine months since students in Oregon were forced to leave their schools and turn their homes into classrooms. But even as coronavirus cases continue to rise in the state, parents, students, and teachers are
- Judge denies preliminary injunction to 3 Christian schools challenging Oregon governor’s order restricting in-class instruction
- > Nov 18, 1:57 PM: A federal judge Tuesday denied a preliminary injunction sought by three Christian schools who filed suit challenging Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s executive order that restricts in-class instruction for kindergarten through
- Oregon parents form coalition calling for in-person learning options
- Nov 11, 5:54 AM: Thousands of parents in different parts of the state have decided to join together to form a coalition to make sure Oregon leaders hear their voices.
- Private school sues State of Oregon over in-person learning restrictions
- > Oct 22, 6:13 AM: Hermiston Christian School is located in Umatilla County. On Friday, it filed a lawsuit that alleges the State of Oregon isn't treating private religious schools the same as public schools when it comes to allowing
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