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Education

Professional Educator Fair helps Ore. teachers find jobs

Professional Educator Fair helps Ore. teachers find jobsAn estimated 1600 teacher candidates converged at the Oregon Convention Center Tuesday for the Oregon Professional Educator Fair.
  • Education
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Oregon Senate sends education budget to governor

Oregon Senate sends education budget to governorA two-year budget for Oregon schools is on its way to Gov. Kate Brown.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Education

School district fires Oregon Teacher of the Year

School district fires Oregon Teacher of the YearBrett Bigham had a banner year in 2014.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Ore. House voting on $7.3 billion budget for schools

Ore. House voting on $7.3 billion budget for schoolsThe Oregon House is nearing a decision on state funding for schools.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Portland teacher fired for soliciting prostitute

Portland teacher fired for soliciting prostituteA Portland teacher has been fired for hiring a prostitute last year, according to an OregonLive report.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Democrats, school officials tussle over education budget

Democrats, school officials tussle over education budgetEducation interests have mounted an unusually vocal challenge to the schools budget proposed by Democratic legislative leaders.
  • News
  • 4 weeks ago
Features

UW teacher bakes cookies for students during finals

UW teacher bakes cookies for students during finalsIn the days leading up to this semester's final exam at the University of Washington, students spent hours studying, while their teacher was slaving over a hot oven.
  • Features
  • 1 month ago
Education

Senior mentoring program seeks state funding to expand

Senior mentoring program seeks state funding to expandMore than 50 senior mentors are volunteering in 11 area schools through a program at Metropolitan Family Service.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Vancouver

Vancouver students compete for $120,000 grant

Vancouver students compete for $120,000 grantStudents at Hudson's Bay High School are in the running for a national award that could earn the school $120,000 dollars from the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Bill could alter 'fifth-year' Ore. high school programs

Bill could alter 'fifth-year' Ore. high school programsOregon lawmakers are considering a bill that could alter or eliminate fifth-year programs designed to help high school students be successful in college.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Police: School sticker mystery solved, no cause for alarm

Police: School sticker mystery solved, no cause for alarmPolice have solved the mystery surrounding strange stickers at three Portland high schools and assured that there's no reason for alarm.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Student abused by teacher sues Western Mennonite School

Student abused by teacher sues Western Mennonite SchoolAn Oregon teenager who says she was sexually abused by a teacher seeks millions of dollars in a lawsuit against the school near Salem that employed him.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Class inspired by Ore. teen's death shares safety message

Class inspired by Ore. teen's death shares safety messageLaw enforcement, firefighters and community leaders came together Tuesday in Wilsonville, in an effort to learn how to better connect with teens and spread a message of safety.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

PPS announces major improvement projects for 27 schools

PPS announces major improvement projects for 27 schoolsPortland Public Schools on Tuesday showed off school building improvements made last year and announced the list of 27 schools that will get major improvements in the summer of 2015.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

Parents say school drops cardboard screen for punishment

Parents say school drops cardboard screen for punishmentThe Oregon school that was the focus of outrage on Facebook over the tardiness punishment given to a 6-year-old boy says it won't be doing that again.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schools

USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schoolsPortland is a leader in making sure kids eat healthy meals. It's for that very reason that one of the United States Department of Agriculture's top leaders, Under Secretary Kevin Concannon, visited the city.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
KGW Investigates

Record number of Ore. teachers lose licenses for sexual conduct

Record number of Ore. teachers lose licenses for sexual conductLast year, more Oregon teachers than ever were penalized for sexual conduct with students. Social media may increase these cases – and help catch the teachers.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Wash. universities dominate Peace Corps rankings

Wash. universities dominate Peace Corps rankingsWashington state universities top the rankings this year for schools that have alumni volunteering in the Peace Corps.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Education

Cost of fixing Wash. education budget ignores $3 billion

Cost of fixing Wash. education budget ignores $3 billionWhen lawmakers and education advocates add up the cost to answer the Washington Supreme Court's order to fix the way the state pays for public schools, many don't include about $3 billion in local levy money that the court wants state dollars to replace.
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Education

Close vote for Washougal school's $57M safety overhaul

Close vote for Washougal school's $57M safety overhaulParents want schools to think of everything when it comes to keeping their kids safe from intruders.
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
KGW Investigates

At some Oregon schools, many kids not vaccinated

At some Oregon schools, many kids not vaccinatedState health doctors continue to grow alarmed at the number of children in Oregon who are not getting vaccinated against measles and other diseases.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Education

The OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education

The OnPoint Prize for Excellence in EducationThe OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education
  • Education
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
KGW Investigates

Graduation rates vary widely in Portland, across the state

Graduation rates vary widely in Portland, across the stateA closer look at high-school graduation rates shows that while some schools are improving, others are taking a nose dive.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

U of O: Illegally released presidential records returned

U of O: Illegally released presidential records returnedThe University of Oregon said Wednesday that 22,000 pages of documents that were released illegally have been returned.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Oregon has worst high school graduation rate in the nation

Oregon has worst high school graduation rate in the nationA report released by the U.S. Department of Education shows Oregon at the bottom of the list when it comes to the percentage of kids who graduate from high school in four years.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Education

Grammy winner helps Portland's King school add band program

Grammy winner helps Portland's King school add band programKing School, in Northeast Portland, has a new band program, thanks to the support of local Grammy Award winning musician Thara Memory.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Education

Llama helps Beaverton students de-stress at finals time

Llama helps Beaverton students de-stress at finals timeAn unusual visitor moved through the halls of Valley Catholic Middle School Tuesday.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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