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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. 

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Still No Deal For Workers At Oregon’s Public Universities, Possible Strike Monday

With a strike planned Monday, university workers and management continue to negotiate a contract.

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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.