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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.

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Economist: Pot Benefits Outweigh Societal Costs

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

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.

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

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

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

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Vancouver School Reopens After 2013 Arson

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

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.