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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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Education

The OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education

The OnPoint Prize for Excellence in EducationThe OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 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
  • 1 month, 3 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
  • 1 month, 3 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
  • 1 month, 4 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 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 ago
Education

Beaverton schools to keep half-day kindergarten

Beaverton schools to keep half-day kindergartenThe Beaverton School District announced Thursday it will be keeping the half-day kindergarten option.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Education

Oregon leaders propose $600M boost in education budget

Oregon leaders propose $600M boost in education budgetOregon's Democratic legislative leaders are proposing a nearly $600 million increase in funding for primary and secondary schools during the next two-year budget cycle.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Willamette Valley

Bullied boy's dad sues Eugene School District for $600K

Bullied boy's dad sues Eugene School District for $600KA father who says his son was bullied on a playing field last year has filed a $600,000 lawsuit against the Eugene School District.
  • Willamette Valley
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

OSU plans ambitious forestry complex

OSU plans ambitious forestry complexThe Oregon State University College of Forestry is moving ahead with plans for a new $60 million forest science complex to expand classroom, office and lab space and position the college as a leader in advanced wood products engineering.
  • Education
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

School worker provides books on Portland buses

School worker provides books on Portland busesWhat started as a sketch on a piece of paper has quickly grown into a program that connects books to students who take the school bus to and from school.
  • Education
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

PSU approves plan for adding armed police force

PSU approves plan for adding armed police forceA controversial plan to add an armed police force at Portland State University was approved nearly unanimously by the PSU Board of Directors.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Oregon picked for healthy school lunch pilot program

Oregon picked for healthy school lunch pilot programMany more locally grown fruits and veggies are heading to the school lunch tables across Oregon.
  • Health
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Bend

OSU-Cascades request not in Kitzhaber budget

OSU-Cascades request not in Kitzhaber budgetGov. John Kitzhaber's proposed budget does not include long-term funding for Oregon State University's branch campus in Bend.
  • Bend
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Holidays

List of potentially toxic, hazardous toys released

List of potentially toxic, hazardous toys releasedAn Oregon research group released a list of potentially dangerous toys just as the holiday shopping season kicked into high gear.
  • Holidays
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Student from Lake Oswego earns Rhodes scholarship

Student from Lake Oswego earns Rhodes scholarshipThe Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that William J. Rathje of Lake Oswego was among 32 Americans selected for the scholarship.
  • Local
  • 4 months ago
Life

Portland hospital hosts 'Kangaroo-a-thon' for new parents

Portland hospital hosts 'Kangaroo-a-thon' for new parentsYou are my sunshine, my only sunshine," new mom Donna sings to her four-pound baby daughter Lake.
  • Life
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

Linfield College statement on Parker Moore's death

Linfield College statement on Parker Moore's deathLinfield College president Thomas Hellie released a statement on Sunday, about the death of student Parker Moore in a stabbing.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

Oregon's homeless student population up to nearly 19,000

Oregon's homeless student population up to nearly 19,000The number of Oregon students who were homeless during the past school year has jumped.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
KGW Investigates

Sex Offenders on Campus: A Balancing Act

Sex Offenders on Campus: A Balancing ActDozens of juvenile sex offenders are in K-12 classrooms throughout Oregon. There are more than 1,100 registered sex offenders on college campuses. KGW investigates where the offenders are and why their identities are kept a secret.
  • KGW Investigates
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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