Tag Archives: Education

Local law enforcement stresses education as Gov. Brown’s order confuses residents

After an unofficial request for Oregonians to stay home led to potentially dangerous crowds filling the state’s beaches and parks over the weekend, Gov. Kate Brown issued an executive order Monday officially restricting the state’s 4 million people to their homes except for essential work and needs. Those who violate the order are subject to […]
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Marquez | Invest now in our state’s students

It is urgent and imperative to provide for Oregon students’ educational needs while protecting their health and that of their teachers and communities. Let’s use a 21st century tool to avoid a bleak future for our state’s students, both immediately and in the long term. Internet-connected tablets and/or laptops will allow students to continue to […]
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Education and hunting emerge as strategies against elk

Animals have caused problems near Warrenton and Gearhart. A group tasked with finding solutions to problematic elk and human interactions near Gearhart and Warrenton has developed a list of recommendations that include both public education and the possibility of hunts. The dozens of draft recommendations intended to address elk and human behavior, as well as […]
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Oregon Capitol considering education bills for remainder of session

Compensation for student athletes, diploma requirements, defining “sexual conduct,” brain injury protocol and eligibility for free and reduced-price meals are all subjects being discussed by Oregon’s Senate and House committees. Only 35 days long, the 2020 legislative short session is moving quickly, meaning bills progress, or die, quickly. Source: Oregon Capitol considering education bills for remainder of […]
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New program provides affordable pre-K enrichment 

When Emily wanted to work half-days instead of full-time as an early childhood special education teacher for Klamath Falls City Schools, she found it wasn’t worth the exorbitant cost of childcare, which required a full-day commitment for her children. Emily is not alone. Source: New program provides affordable pre-K enrichment | Local News | heraldandnews.com

Transgender students in Oregon schools push for safety, inclusion

Oregon has helped lead the way in increasing transgender rights, but trans people are still among society’s most vulnerable. Source: Transgender students in Oregon schools push for safety, inclusion

ESD hires grant liaison

Alina Bradbury has been hired by the Lake County Education Service District (ESD) as liaison to the county school districts to assist in grant proposal process for funds from the Oregon Student Success Act (SSA) passed by the state legislature in May 2019. According to the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) website, the SSA “when […]
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Oregon Insight: Education produces a big wage boost – but race and gender can matter as much, or more

There are many factors that determine just how much an Oregonian earns, and education is among the biggest. A new analysis from state labor economist Erik Knoder shows that Oregonians with a college degree earn two-thirds more than those who only graduated high school. Source: Oregon Insight: Education produces a big wage boost – but […]
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Eastwood Elementary School fifth graders spend a day on the water as part of the Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby

Kissing fish, riding jet boats and heating some hot dogs right off the grill. It was an exciting Thursday for the fifth graders of Eastwood Elementary School, who spent their day on the water as part of the 28th annual Umpqua Fishery Enhancement Derby Kids’ Day. “It was a lot of fun,” Kollin Averett said. […]
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Central Oregon lawmakers tackling big issues in short session

Affordable housing, day care issues and education among issues. Central Oregon lawmakers have crafted several bills for the upcoming short legislative session that focus on some of the most important issues in the state, such as affordable housing, day care and education. Source: Central Oregon lawmakers tackling big issues in short session | Local&State | […]
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