Mail Tribune: Some Students Attend College On The K-12 Dime

Medford Mail Tribune |Jan. 12, 2015 3:34 p.m.

About two dozen public schools in Oregon are taking advantage of some ambiguity in the law that allows students to delay graduating to attend one or even two years of college on the state’s dime.

Economist: Pot Benefits Outweigh Societal Costs

AP |Oct. 16, 2014 1:59 p.m.

A University of Oregon economist says tax revenue estimates for Colorado's marijuana legalization program were vastly overstated, but pot's social benefits may outweigh its societal costs.

Class Of 2025: Students, Teachers Start School Year With New Tools

OPB |Sept. 24, 2014 9:30 p.m.

As Oregon students return to school this month, their teachers are trying out new technology aimed at boosting student participation.

Vancouver School Reopens After 2013 Arson

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Hundreds of Vancouver families and students turned out to see the new Crestline Elementary School on Wednesday. The new school is opening nearly 18 months after it was destroyed by arson.

PPS Falls Short On Minority Hiring In Every Category

OPB |July 21, 2014 12:06 a.m.

Portland Public Schools has fallen short of its minority hiring goals in every staffing category.

President, Photographer, Police Officer, Dad: What Kids In The Class Of 2025 Want To Be When They Grow Up

OPB |June 24, 2014 11:06 a.m.

Members of the Class of 2025 tell OPB what they want to be when they grow up.

Learning To Read From A Hospital Bed

OPB |May 29, 2014 6:30 a.m.

Seven-year-old Kaylie stands out from her classmates in a lot of ways, including her extra-good classroom behavior. But she thinks a lot about the physical condition that keeps her outside the first grade reading semi-circle.

Artist And Scientist, In Perpetual Motion

OPB |May 28, 2014 5:30 a.m.

Like most first-graders, Josh likes to ask a lot of questions. But the budding scientist also likes coming up with the answers on his own.

First Grader, First Generation

OPB |May 27, 2014 7:15 a.m.

Munira says recess is one of her favorite parts of the school day. On a recent rainy spring morning the outgoing seven-year-old has already made the rounds on the playground.

About Oregon's 40-40-20 Goal

OPB |May 16, 2014 midnight

By 2025, Oregon state officials want at least 40 percent of students earning at least a bachelor’s degree, 40 percent completing community college and 20 percent finishing high school.

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