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Are You Still Your Child’s Teacher? Here Are More Resources To Help You Through.

The state of Oregon has released guidance for "distance learning," and school districts are working on plans. Here's help for parents in the meantime.

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Oregon Education Officials Seek Waiver Of Statewide Standardized Testing

Oregon is requesting a federal waiver from state assessments this year because of extended school closures related to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Oregon Colleges Cancel All Spring Semester In-Person Classes, In-Person Commencement

Following an executive order from Governor Kate Brown, more than a dozen of Oregon's colleges and universities will offer remote classes for the entire spring term.

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Oregon Closes Schools, But Prioritizes Child Care In Coronavirus Changes

While the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak has repeatedly led Gov. Kate Brown to restrict sectors of Oregon’s economy, she has done the opposite for child care facilities.

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FAQ For Parents Grappling With Kids Homebound By Coronavirus

The rapidly-moving coronavirus has closed schools across Oregon. Parents, what questions do you have?

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Oregon's US Senators Join Call To Reject LNG-By-Rail Rules

Both of Oregon’s U.S. senators expressed concern on Tuesday over the Trump administration’s proposed rule to transport liquefied natural gas by rail lines.

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Staff Picks: The Most Important Stories OPB Reported 2019

We've chased wild horses, explored a trade war's impact on the Northwest and investigated the Oregon foster care system's failures. Here are OPB's most important stories of 2019.

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Investigation Alleges Decades Of Sexual Misconduct By Teachers At Catlin Gabel School 

A yearlong investigation released Wednesday has found 21 former employees at Catlin Gabel have been accused of sexual impropriety, ranging from abuse to boundary crossing.

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Schools Plan, Businesses Worry – An Old Timber Town Prepares For Oregon’s New Tax

Oregon’s new business tax goes into effect Jan. 1. It’s meant to raise $1 billion a year for education. It’s an opportunity for schools, but it’s prompted mixed reactions from businesses. 

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Lebanon High School Investigating Blackface Incident At Halloween Fundraiser

Craig Swanson, the principal of Lebanon High School, said the students were operating a haunted barn and were supposed to be “as dark as possible” in order to go virtually unseen inside the haunted barn. Swanson said the school is “still investigating” whether the students were explicitly told to darken their skin.