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Portland Public Schools Seeks Feedback On Bond Options

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Portland Public Schools is seeking feedback on three options, each with different price tags, for a November 2020 bond.

Supreme Court: Montana Can't Exclude Religious Schools From Scholarship Program

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The 5-4 decision, in which Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's other conservatives, is a win for parents who wanted to use the state tax credit to help send children to religious schools.

Q&A: OSU President Ed Ray Stepping Down

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After 17 years in the role, Oregon State University president Ed Ray is stepping down. His last day on the job is June 30, 2020.

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What More Than 300 College Admissions Deans Are Looking For During The Pandemic

The college deans say they recognize students and their families may be struggling right now. They say students will not be disadvantaged by not participating in extracurricular activities.

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U.S. Pediatricians Call For In-Person School This Fall

The dangers of social isolation outweigh the risks of in-person classes for most children, say the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Summer Programs Get Creative To Keep Oregon Kids Engaged

After more than two months of distance learning, it’s summer. Usually that means sleeping in, camp or possibly summer school. COVID-19 has canceled a lot of these programs or moved them online.

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The Wild Card For An In-Person Fall: College Student Behavior

College reopening plans all rely on one thing: students following the rules. Some experts worry that's too big of an ask.

Nation | Education

Princeton To Remove Woodrow Wilson's Name From Public Policy School

Princeton trustees voted to remove Wilson's name from the School of Public and International Affairs. The board said, "Wilson's racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake."

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Medford Expands Summer School, After Students Struggle With Distance Learning

Students of all ages, from kindergarten through high school, saw their academic trajectories slowed, with students in poverty and without stable housing most likely to have lost ground.

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UO, OSU To Drop 'Civil War' Moniker From Sporting Events

OSU President Ed Ray said in an email to community members the change is happening now “to advance equal opportunity and justice for all and in recognition that Black Lives Matter.”  

Nation | Education

Education Dept. Rule Limits How Schools Can Spend Vital Aid Money

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos signaled she is standing firm on her intention to reroute millions of dollars in coronavirus aid money to K-12 private school students.

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Oregon Releases Plan For LGBTQ Student Success

The Oregon Department of Education has released a plan focused on helping LGBTQ students feel supported their school environments

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U Of Oregon Building Named For A Racist To Be Renamed

A building at the University of Oregon will no longer be named for an early white settler who supported slavery and who helped draft the state’s constitution which barred Black people from living in the territory.

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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