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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 >
School House Does Not Rock
Oct 15, 5:54 AM:

Then, Eugene’s 4J School District rejected their request to unenroll from Adams Elementary School, citing an Oregon state law which says that once districts reach 3 percent unenrollment, they have the option to deny >

Some parents remove kids from public school as distance learning continues in Oregon
Oct 9, 5:45 AM: During the COVID-19 pandemic, some families are deciding to take their kids out of public school distance learning and are looking at different options.
Some Portland parents, students say remote learning is hurting education
Oct 8, 6:03 AM: Portland schools have made the tough decision to keep most high school students fully remote for at least several more weeks.



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