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Vancouver

Some Ore. schools rank high on Top Colleges list

Some Ore. schools rank high on Top Colleges listU.S. News & World Report has released its annual Nation's Best Colleges list and several northwest schools made the top 100.
  • Vancouver
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Special Reports

Parents concerned about lead paint at Portland schools

Parents concerned about lead paint at Portland schoolsSome parents have pulled their children from their neighborhood elementary school because they are concerned about lead hazards from old paint.
  • Special Reports
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Teachers, students happy to see results of added funding

Teachers, students happy to see results of added fundingSchool bells rang out again across the Greater Portland area Tuesday as classes went back in session.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Portland students welcomed back to school with free backpacks

Portland students welcomed back to school with free backpacksMore than 4,000 Portland students started the new school year with new high-end backpacks.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Eugene

Ore. starts controversial Common Core testing in schools

Ore. starts controversial Common Core testing in schoolsWhen your kids start getting their first homework assignments, you may notice a change due to Oregon's new teaching guidelines called Common Core.
  • Eugene
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Safe driving tips for school days

Safe driving tips for school daysAll drivers need to exercise patience as parents and children get used to the back-to-school commute.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Police out in force to keep kids safe near schools

Police out in force to keep kids safe near schoolsTens of thousands of excited kids will start back to school this week in Oregon, and local law enforcement officers are doing what they can to ensure they all get there safely.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

PPS focused on 3 goals during new school year

PPS focused on 3 goals during new school yearThousands of students headed back to school in Portland on Tuesday.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

Washington schools move forward with Common Core

Washington schools move forward with Common CoreDespite opposition from many Washington teachers and their union about new national education standards and the tests that will judge how they are being taught, the state is ploughing ahead with its plans to embrace Common Core.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Education

Behind the Desk: 'Back to School'

Behind the Desk: 'Back to School'KGW Anchor Joe Donlon shares his advice for kids going back to school in his latest 'Behind the Desk' video.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago
Vancouver

Crestline teachers setting up classrooms at new school

Crestline teachers setting up classrooms at new schoolTeachers and staff at the newly rebuilt Crestline Elementary School spent Wednesday setting up classrooms.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

UO didn't owe ex-president the settlement it paid

UO didn't owe ex-president the settlement it paidThe University of Oregon chose to send off its resigning president with a $940,000 settlement after his quick two-year tenure. But it didn't have to.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

8 tips to help protect students from ID theft

8 tips to help protect students from ID theftIovation's leaders sat down with KGW to talk about the eight things college students should know, to avoid becoming victims of identity thieves or cyber criminals.
  • News
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
News

Portland schools getting bond-funded upgrades

Portland schools getting bond-funded upgradesPortland Public Schools is spending $13 million dollars this summer break fixing up some of the districts oldest schools. It is part of the $482.6 million dollar bond measure voters overwhelmingly approved in 2012.
  • News
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
News

WA classes size initiative closer to ballot

WA classes size initiative closer to ballotAn initiative to limit class sizes in Washington public schools may be on the ballot this fall.
  • News
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Education

WA wants exemption from No Child Left Behind

WA wants exemption from No Child Left BehindSuperintendent of Instruction Randy Dorn is making another attempt to get Washington excused from requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law.
  • Education
  • 3 months ago
News

3 Ore. universities share huge OHSU building

3 Ore. universities share huge OHSU buildingThe largest academic building in Oregon has opened on the campus of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
  • News
  • 3 months ago
News

Rainier student claims anti-bullying stance got him suspended

Rainier student claims anti-bullying stance got him suspended A student from Rainier High School claimed he was suspended for three days after speaking out against bullying, and his message has struck a nerve in the community.
  • News
  • 4 months ago
News

Dads who do chores help girls achieve success

Dads who do chores help girls achieve success Forget saving for college or paying for private schools. If dads want to help their daughters achieve success, all they need to do is the laundry.
  • News
  • 4 months ago
News

Beaverton girl makes Ore. proud in spelling bee

Beaverton girl makes Ore. proud in spelling beeA Beaverton middle-schooler made Oregonians proud at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the second year in a row.
  • News
  • 4 months ago
News

LeVar Burton gets help to reboot 'Reading Rainbow'

LeVar Burton gets help to reboot 'Reading Rainbow' LeVar Burton and the Reading Rainbow team have reached their $1 million goal on Kickstarter in less than a day.
  • News
  • 4 months ago
Style

Portland author offers tips for self publishing

Portland author offers tips for self publishing A Portland mother of two and retired broadcast news reporter is celebrating the publication of her first book.
  • Style
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
News

Wash. high school grads want to decorate caps

Wash. high school grads want to decorate capsSome students at Ellensburg High School are circulating a petition asking administrators to allow them to decorate their mortar board caps at graduation.
  • News
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
News

OR Teacher of Year marries longtime partner

OR Teacher of Year marries longtime partnerOregon's Teacher of the Year married his longtime partner Monday. They have been together since 2008.
  • News
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Style

'Project Unify' helps students fight bullying

'Project Unify' helps students fight bullyingChelsea Ivey is introducing the latest play from Project Unify Productions. The program brings together 40 students with and without special needs.
  • Style
  • 5 months ago
News

Study: Eliminating chocolate milk can backfire

Study: Eliminating chocolate milk can backfireNew research from Cornell University might have you asking what your kids are drinking at school - the chocolate or the white milk? Or neither?
  • News
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
News

Lead paint at Portland schools raises concern

Lead paint at Portland schools raises concernThere was some relief for parents at Northeast Portland’s Alameda Elementary School Friday, as workers painted over handrails that had had lead paint flaking off of them just a day earlier.
  • News
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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