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Students Return To Umpqua Community College

OPB | Oct. 12, 2015 10:44 a.m. | Portland

The Umpqua Community College campus reopened last week, but Monday marks the first day of classes since the Oct. 1 shooting. Volunteers and comfort dogs will be on hand to provide support.

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Bill To Enforce Student Privacy In Colleges

OPB | Sept. 17, 2015 3:35 p.m. | Portland

Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation released a draft a bill Thursday, aimed at protecting the privacy of students when involved in legal disputes with colleges.

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5 Melancholy Think Out Loud Stories From The Week

OPB | July 17, 2015 4:08 p.m.

Sometimes Think Out Loud guests and callers tell us about things that make them happy. Other times, not so much. Here are five moments of melancholy from the show this week.

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SW Wash. Teachers Walk Out Over Education Funding

OPB | May 13, 2015 11:14 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Teachers in Southwest Washington took the day off Wednesday to protest state lawmakers' funding of K-12 education.

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SW Washington Districts Cancel School Wednesday For Teacher Walkout

OPB | May 12, 2015 6:45 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Several school districts in Southwest Washington have canceled school Wednesday because teachers are planning to strike.

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SW Washington Prepares For Teachers Strike This Week

OPB | May 10, 2015 8 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Teachers in Southwest Washington’s Camas, Washougal and Evergreen school districts are planning to strike Wednesday.

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University Of Oregon Employee Who Spoke Out Says She's Been Fired

OPB | March 26, 2015 4:14 p.m. | Portland

A University of Oregon employee, who spoke out about the way a student's health records were accessed by the university, says she's been fired.

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Oregon Health Policy Board Wants To Stop Personal Belief Vaccination Exemptions

OPB | March 3, 2015 1:38 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Health Policy board met Tuesday to try to reduce the state's vaccination exemption rate, which is the highest in the nation.

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Student-Built Boat Takes Scientific Mission To The High Seas

OPB | Feb. 10, 2015 4:15 p.m. | COOS BAY, Ore.

Students in Coos Bay, Oregon,  are building a large-scale model boat they will track as it travels on Pacific Ocean currents from the equator.

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

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

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.