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This is the Worst School District in Oregon

Every child is born to a unique set of circumstances. And it is these different social, familial, economic, environmental, and many other factors, that help shape who they become. While these conditions are countless, a handful of factors play an outsized role in a child’s development and likelihood for future success — including academic success. […]
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OSU HSRC receives state funding for basic need assistance services

Oregon State University, which has had a basic needs navigator for three years, has yet to determine how it will use the new funding provided by the passage of House Bill 2835. HB 2835 was passed on June 23 during the Oregon Legislature’s 2021 Regular Session and will fund what...
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Oregon student wins National Aspirations in Computing Award

Pauline Petersen, a junior at Lakeridge High School, has received a prestigious award from the National Center for Women in Information Technology.The National Center for Women in Information Technology has honored a local student with its National Aspirations in Computing Award. Pauline Petersen, a junior at Lakeridge High School, was selected as a national award recipient by the NCWIT — she is one of 400 — out of more than 4,000 applicants. Petersen is also a regional winner for Oregon and Southwest Washington. Award recipients are selected based on demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, leadership skills, academic...
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New Oregon Guidance Leaves COVID-19 Decisions Up To School Districts

Oregon school districts are getting a fair amount of advice, but fewer mandates than they’re used to, when it comes to opening schools to students starting at the end of next month. The Oregon Department of Education and Oregon Health Authority laid out several overarching rules in what they’re calling...
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Oregon leaves final decisions to districts in new guidance for upcoming school year

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Education has released its guidance for the upcoming school year. After months of learning exclusively from home, then transitioning into hybrid learning, students and parents are thrilled to be headed back to the classroom this year. Now, halfway through the summer, they are getting a glimpse of what exactly that will look like.
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Oregon kids will go back to full-time, in-person school this fall

The following message was sent Thursday morning to school districts throughout Oregon from the Oregon Department of Education. Today we’re sharing updates to the Ready Schools, Safe Learners Resiliency Framework for the 2021-22 School Year. The Resiliency Framework prioritizes student and staff health and well-being through care, connection, and the creation of safe, inclusive and supportive learning environments. As summer progresses, planning for a return to full-time, in-person instruction this fall is generating both excitement and stress for many of us. I’m grateful for your steady presence for Oregon’s students and families through the challenges and shifts of the last school years, and look forward to our collective success in keeping students safe, healthy and learning during the next school year.
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Lane becomes first Oregon community college to require COVID-19 vaccine for all students, staff

Lane Community College is the first Oregon community college to require COVID-19 vaccines for all students and employees on campus this fall. The Board of Education unanimously approved a vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff for in-person instruction at its meeting Wednesday night. The mandate came at the recommendation of college administrators, students, reopening work groups and employee group representatives who spoke during public comment.
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Oregon releases updated guidance for 2021-2022 school year

PORTLAND, Ore (KOIN) — Back to school this year is really back to school. After a pandemic year of online and hybrid learning, schools in both Oregon and Washington will be in-person full-time this academic year. Now, Oregon schools have further guidance on what that will look like. The Oregon...
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Like funnel cakes, rides and working outside? The Oregon State Fair is hiring.

WOU students get smoother pathway to Willamette Law. The Western Oregon University campus in Monmouth (Courtesy/Diane Stevenson/WOU) Western Oregon University undergraduates can now earn admission to Willamette University's law school - and a $10,000 annual scholarship - under a new agreement between the two schools. WOU students seeking a law...
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Saving the Criterion Schoolhouse

The Criterion Schoolhouse was cut in half in 1976, moved from its location in Maupin and onto the Oregon State Fairgrounds, and has served as a typical example of early schoolhouses to this day. For more than 20 years, the Oregon Retired Educators Association (OREA) has provided docents to host...