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Education On The Ballot | Airplane Living

We visit Bruce Campbell, who has made a home inside an airplane outside of Hillsboro. And we'll learn about the education issues on the Portland ballot for next week's election.

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SCOTUS Ruling On Special Education | Right 2 Dream Too | Japanese Internment & Resistance

We learn what a recent SCOTUS ruling means for students with disabilities, what's next for a Portland homeless camp, and how Oregonians fought against discrimination during WWII.

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Life In A Town For Sale | Education Goals In The Oregon Legislature | Prison Lockdown | Oregon Dept. Of Energy

A small town in Southern Oregon is for sale. What are the legislature's statewide education goals? How does the Oregon Dept. of Corrections handle riots? An overhaul of the state Department of Energy is being proposed.

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Bringing Refugees To Oregon | Soviet Diaspora: Education | Talking Business

We'll talk to two faith leaders from Eugene who are working to bring refugees to Oregon. We'll continue our series on this state's Soviet diaspora with a conversation about education. And we'll catch up on the latest regional business news.

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Junction City Hospital | Climate Change Lawsuit | Bilingual Education

We learn about bilingual education, the possible fate of the Junction City psychiatric facility and a climate-change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration.

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What's Next For Education Reform In Oregon?

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that the state's chief education officer, Nancy Golden, is retiring.

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U of O Education Expert Takes On China

The University of Oregon education professor Yong Zhao's latest book, "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Dragon?" is a critique of the Chinese education system.

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Princeton President Says Elite Higher Education Is Good Value

Chris Eisgruber is visiting Oregon, where he went to middle and high school, to meet with alumni and talk about the value of higher education.

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Rethinking Elite Higher Education

Portland writer William Deresiewicz argues in his new book, "Excellent Sheep," that America's system of elite colleges is bad for students — and society.

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Report Cards For Special Education

What's working -- and what isn't -- with Oregon's special education system?

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Oregon Education Admin Fired After Harassment, Bullying Complaints

The Oregon Department of Education has fired a high-ranking administrator amid complaints about alleged bullying and harassment of colleagues and questions about his legislative agenda.

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Dozens Of Oregon Districts Failing On Special Education Goals

Dozens of Oregon school districts continue to fall short of federally monitored goals for students receiving special education services, according to a new federal report.

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Oregon Bill To Remove Education Advocate Dies In Senate

Oregon Senate leaders confirm that a bill aimed at limiting who can serve on the state board of education has died. So advocate Kim Sordyl can remain.

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Congress Presses BIE Director For Answers On Chemawa, Native Education

Oregon’s federal boarding school for Native Americans drew further scrutiny Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill.

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Audit: Oregon Department Of Education Practices Don't Promote 100 Percent Graduation Goal

An audit found practices at the Oregon Department of Education "do not promote" the state's goal to graduate 100 percent of its students by 2025.

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Oregon Continues Spending To Revive Career Education Programs

Oregon's career technical education grant program has grown substantially since a 2011 pilot of $1.8 million.

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Oregon Governor Replaces Head Of Education Agency

There's been a change at the top of the Oregon Department of Education. Salam Noor stepped down suddenly Wednesday.


Oregon's Education Community Reacts To DACA Announcement

The Trump administration's announcement that it is phasing out the DACA program drew swift condemnation from higher education officials in Oregon Tuesday.

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Oregon Earns Federal Approval For State Education Plan

Oregon's approved plan will guide school improvement in the state, in a more flexible way than under the old No Child Left Behind law.

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Northwest Economic Summit Brings 700 Business, Education Leaders To Oregon

More than 700 business and education leaders, along with politicians from the Pacific Northwest and Canada, are in Portland this week for an economic summit.

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