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  1. State might let districts cut 2 1/2 days off school year for snow

    01.19 / 22:38 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    To help school districts hit by a snowballing number of snow days, Oregon is considering letting districts fall 14 hours, or about 2 1/2 days, short of mandated school year…
  2. Oregon university leaders send dire budget message to Gov. Kate Brown

    01.18 / 22:41 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Oregon higher education leaders stepped up the rhetoric Wednesday, saying Gov. Kate Brown's recommended budget plan for public universities would "ensure tuition increases that will make a college degree out of reach for many…
  3. Portland schools hit with civil rights complaint for denying disabled students entry to gifted school

    01.18 / 15:56 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Three Portland families have filed a federal civil rights complaint against Portland Public Schools alleging the district's gifted program lacks transparency and discriminates against students with…
  4. Barring unexpected freeze, most schools on schedule Wednesday

    01.18 / 02:28 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Good news for harried parents: Barring some dramatic change in the weather, school's on schedule Wedneday in most metro-area districts. Temperatures hovered just above freezing late Tuesday afternoon, making for more rain than ice. That prompted Portland Public Schools…
  5. Pay gap between college grads, everyone else at a record

    01.15 / 21:15 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    College graduates, on average, earned 56 percent more than high school grads in 2015, according to the Economic Policy Institute. That is the largest such gap since…
  6. Students and staff unhappy with Portland State decision to open on coldest morning of the year

    01.15 / 21:13 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Portland State University, in a message on their Facebook page, told staff and students classes would start late, at 10…
  7. UO student wants $3 million over meningitis response

    01.15 / 21:11 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    A University of Oregon student seeks $3 million in a lawsuit against medical providers who she says failed to properly diagnose her with meningococcal disease in…
  8. Oregon schools must make up lost school days -- or get a waiver

    01.15 / 21:07 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Unless the state grants a waiver, schools will have to add back nearly all the days they have cut for snow -- which is six so far in most Portland-area districts and even more in central Oregon and the Columbia…
  9. One Portland school is holding class today, as it has all week

    01.12 / 16:05 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Despite ice and deep snow, La Salle Prep managed to have all of its teachers assign and supervise lessons for every class period -- and is grading every student's accomplishment in each of them each…
  10. Yet another snow day for Portland Public Schools, maybe Friday too

    01.12 / 00:11 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Heavy snowfall Tuesday and Wednesday means Portland Public Schools is unlikely to hold school on Thursday and possibly Friday, which would continue a tough winter of disruptive snow…
  11. Weather cuts short Portland school board meeting about weather

    01.11 / 02:45 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Snow days are upending Portland Public Schools' plans and stressing parents who fear how far into the summer break the school year could…
  12. Students need Portland schools bond, but is $750 million enough? (Opinion)

    01.09 / 15:18 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Greg Meenahan The City Club of Portland recently put out a call for volunteers to sit on a research committee that will "study how well the school district managed its previous construction bond and recommend whether the Club should…
  13. Snow days mean Portland Public Schools must add school days

    01.07 / 01:08 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    December's four snow days mean Portland Public Schools must add school days to its calendar, tacking on two days to the end of the year and likely adjusting the end of the…
  14. Oregon Trail schools closed again Friday (weather closure updates)

    01.06 / 01:50 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    A few school districts will close, open late or run buses on snow routes Friday as frigid temperatures and winter conditions…
  15. Oregon City schools close Wednesday (weather closure updates)

    01.04 / 01:30 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    The Oregon City district says: "Our first priority is the safety of our students and staff. It is extremely unlikely that conditions will significantly improve overnight. We hope that making this decision now will provide families with more time to make necessary…
  16. A setback for free speech at University of Oregon (Opinion)

    12.31 / 16:08 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Ofer Raban Last week, the University of Oregon released and officially adopted a legal report regarding a law professor who donned a Halloween costume representing an African-American doctor. University leaders suspended the professor and commissioned the report from a…
  17. What do people want from Portland Public Schools' next leader?

    12.29 / 22:14 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    An online survey about what type of person is needed to lead Portland Public Schools generated pages of nuanced feedback from teachers, staff, students and…
  18. Most-clicked Oregon education stories of 2016

    12.29 / 16:08 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    From a brilliant seventh-grader's bandage breakthrough to the dangers of lead, homework and peanut butter sandwiches, Oregon education news drew plenty of attention from readers on…
  19. Meet Oregon's top 22 highest paid state employees

    12.26 / 13:29 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    In December, the University of Oregon hired a new head football coach, Willie Taggart, with a first year base salary of $2.9 million. How does that compare to other salaries of people employed by the State of…
  20. How your Season of Sharing donations are helping Oregon students

    12.23 / 13:20 oregonlive.com OregonLive-OregonEducation
    Season of Sharing donors are helping Oregon students gain technology and independent living skills, read more engaging and relevant books, and share the joy of…