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Kelp and other marine life are overwhelmed with purple sea urchins taking over the West Coast. The Hillsboro School District adds new topics to their sex education program, but some parents aren't happy with the changes. And we remember Columbia Sportswear's longtime chairwoman Gert Boyle.
An Oregon education audit reveals big problems. The incoming and outgoing kid governors tell us about their agendas. Also, we get opinions and analysis on some of the biggest stories of the week.
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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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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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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.
We learn about bilingual education, the possible fate of the Junction City psychiatric facility and a climate-change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration.
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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Responding to parents’ concern, a motion was made at Monday’s board meeting to end the policy of teaching sex education entirely. The board members came down 3-2 in favor of scrapping the requirement.
Pass the Mic is a free weeklong music camp that connects experienced local musicians to immigrant and refugee youth in Portland, mentoring them into learning instruments and writing original songs.
The Portland Police Bureau is lowering its education standards for officers and may change its grooming policy - to deal with a shortage of officers.
Jefferson High School freshmen kicked off the new school year with a visit from the Gov. Kate Brown, who signed the billion-dollar Student Success Act for the occasion.
A new Oregon law requires all students to learn about the Holocaust and other genocides. To help teachers develop lessons, Oregon State University hosted an event for school districts around the state.
The latest special education report card finds many Oregon schools struggling to avoid disproportionate punishments against students with disabilities and to ensure those students earn diplomas.
Early childhood advocates, supporters of increased mental health resources, students calling for smaller class sizes all urged support for the billion dollar plan to support K-12 schools.
For the first time in her tenure, Gov. Kate Brown has a full four-year term stretching ahead of her — and the State of the State address she gave Monday reflected an ambitious agenda from raising billions to stabilize the state’s public schools to curbing carbon emissions.
The Oregon Secretary of State’s audit suggests that as legislators consider significant new investments in public schools, they should look hard at current spending patterns and student outcomes.