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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.

Nation | local | Teachers | News | Family | Parents | Communities

Has Tennessee Solved Oregon's Foster Care Crisis?

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. 

Teachers | Education | local | News

Oregon Senate OKs Requiring Holocaust Education In Schools

The Oregon Senate overwhelmingly approved a measure requiring schools to teach students about the Holocaust and other acts of genocide.

Teachers | Education | local | News

More Than 50 Teachers And Staff Could Be Cut At Vancouver Schools

Vancouver Public Schools says it will need to cut more than 50 teacher and staff positions to help close a $14.3 million budget deficit.

Economy | Business | News | local | Teachers

'OPB Politics Now:' The $22 Billion Question: Understanding PERS

This week, we’re bringing you something special: Our friends at "Think Out Loud" have spent months trying to understand Oregon’s deeply troubled public employee retirement system.  

Teachers | Education | local | News

After More Shootings, Students Doubt Effects Of School Security

Student voices from Central Oregon: 'Our school is doing a lot to prevent gun violence, but they’re not doing the right things.'

Politics | Teachers | Education | Family | News

Oregon Class Size Bill Misses Key Legislative Deadline

An effort led by Oregon teachers to bring class size into contract negotiations appears to have failed. 

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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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2017 OPB Special Coverage Packages

Some stories this year could not be told with just a single article. For its more complex stories, OPB combined resources to curate investigative pieces, cultural phenomena, historic moments and more.

NW Life | Science | Education | local | Teachers

Onalaska: A Tiny Washington Town With A Really Big Telescope

Onalaska, Washington, may be a small town, but it is home to one of the largest public telescopes in the state.


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