Tag Archives: Education

Schrader calls for BIE director replacement over Chemawa problems

A leading critic of how the federal government manages a Salem boarding school for Native American students wants changes at the top of the agency supervising the school. The Chemawa Indian School in Salem has faced mounting scrutiny from Oregon’s congressional delegation Source: Schrader calls for BIE director replacement over Chemawa problems

Oregon employers struggle to fill health care, construction jobs

Jason Wilson supervises one of the least known and, arguably, most important departments at Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics: sterile processing, where medical instruments go for cleaning before they’re put to work. The department has some of the hardest jobs for Salem Health to fill. Source: Oregon employers struggle to fill health care, construction jobs

Smokejumping and wildland fire education center proposed in Redmond

U.S. Forest Service looking for private donations. A smokejumping and wildland fire education center could be on its way to the Redmond Air Center. Deschutes County commissioners heard a proposal from the U.S. Forest Service on Monday to build a 5,500-square-foot visitor center at the Redmond Smokejumper Base. Source: Smokejumping and wildland fire education center […]
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Oregon schools will be required to teach about the Holocaust

Lawmakers unanimously voted Tuesday to add Holocaust instruction to the school curriculum starting in the 2019-2020 school year. Source: Oregon schools will be required to teach about the Holocaust – oregonlive.com

Oregon Holocaust bill: How Claire Sarnowski, Alter Wiener got the state to require schools to it.

The text stipulates that schools must “prepare students to confront the immorality of the Holocaust, genocide, and other acts of mass violence.” It has yet to be signed into law by the governor. Public schools in Oregon will be required to teach students about the Holocaust and the concept of genocide, born from a meeting […]
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We need to invest in education | Opinion |

Earlier this month, thousands of teachers across Oregon walked out of classrooms and rallied both in their communities and on the state Capitol steps with one laudable request: that we Source: We need to invest in education | Opinion | tillamookheadlightherald.com

Teacher of the Year 

Oregon’s Intermountain Region Teacher of the Year didn’t start out to be an educator. T.J. Presley, who teaches math at Pilot Rock Junior/Senior High School, studied finance and management in college and then jumped into the business world. Source: Teacher of the Year | News | eastoregonian.com

Opinion: Teaching history by political checklist

House Bill 2023, passed in April and now before a Senate committee, is the latest in a series of ill-considered legislative acts by our state government to restructure education around identity politics, writes Portland State University political science professor Bruce Gilley. Source: Opinion: Teaching history by political checklist – oregonlive.com

Oregon Republicans push constitutional amendment for education bill they oppose 

Legislative Republicans oppose the education funding bill awaiting a vote in the capitol but they’re proposing an amendment to enshrine it in the state constitution anyway. Source: Oregon Republicans push constitutional amendment for education bill they oppose – oregonlive.com

Opinion: Legislators should reverse decades of underfunding and approve Student Success Act

Oregon has failed our public education system for decades, funding public education billions of dollars below the level schools need to provide a quality education to all students. Source: Opinion: Legislators should reverse decades of underfunding and approve Student Success Act – oregonlive.com