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Two NW schools make '25 Most Beautiful Campuses' list

Two NW schools make '25 Most Beautiful Campuses' listA popular online mens magazine released its 25 Most Beautiful Campuses ranking online this week, and two Northwest schools made the list.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

Lincoln High's Culinary Arts class a recipe for success

Lincoln High's Culinary Arts class a recipe for successA Culinary Arts class is really catching on at Lincoln High School and its recipe for success includes a big serving of community support.
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  • 1 month ago
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Parents warned of whooping cough case in MultCo. school

Parents warned of whooping cough case in MultCo. schoolParents and students in Multnomah County schools have been warned about a student diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, last week.
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  • 1 month ago
Education

Five tips to help kids get homework done

Five tips to help kids get homework doneNow that kids are back in school, it can be a daily battle to get them to do their homework.
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  • 1 month ago
Business

Oregon Ballot measure would create college aid fund

Oregon Ballot measure would create college aid fundStudents are facing a rising loan burden, and Oregon's state treasurer wants the state to be able to take on debt of its own to help them out.
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  • 1 month ago
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
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 3 months ago
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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.
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  • 3 months ago
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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.
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  • 3 months, 2 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.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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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.
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  • 5 months ago
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