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FoodCorps Members Serve Lessons On Nutrition And Food

About 240 members of a service program will soon be in the classroom, educating kids about food. At a recent staff training in Portland, service members learned how to bring fruits and vegetables into the classroom.  

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Bones In The Schoolyard Expose Woodburn Students To Hands-On Paleontology

Forget dissecting frogs. These high school students get to excavate ancient bones, some of which are from species that have been extinct for thousands of years.

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Corbett Schools: The Promise & Peril Of Luring Students From Other Districts

The Corbett School District has long relied on students who transfer in, and the money that comes with them. With the end of Oregon's open enrollment law, the Corbett community wants to see change.

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After Tumultuous Week, Oregon Senate Passes Historic School Funding Bill

Senate Republicans' return to the Capitol allowed a vote on a $2 billion business tax. It passed in a party-line vote.

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Washington Budget Includes $7 Million for Vancouver, Evergreen Schools

Washington school districts are finalizing budgets for next year. And thanks to a narrowly-worded provision approved by lawmakers, Vancouver and Evergreen will get a little help. 

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Central Oregon Schools Look To Grow Emotional Learners

What do lemonade and neutral-colored walls have to do with a kindergartener's readiness to learn? It's part of how central Oregon schools are teaching the youngest students the basics of emotional learning.

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New Secretary Of State Says Oregon Still Failing To Fix Graduation Rate

A new Secretary of State report provides an update on the state's efforts to improve graduation rates.

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2 Youth Suicides Change A Small Oregon Town

A central Oregon community heals after the deaths of two young men.

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Vancouver Parents Sue, Settle Over Restraint And Isolation Of Disabled Children

In the 2016-17 school year, Vancouver Public Schools restrained students an average of once an hour, every day of school that year.

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What Oregon Can Learn From Tennessee's Child Welfare Approach

The Oregon child welfare system is in crisis. But now there's some optimism that a shift in mentality — and resources — could help alleviate some of the state’s troubles. Tennessee offers hope.