Articles tagged with: schools

31 March 2015

Oregon House passes $7.25 billion K-12 budget

Posted in Regional

Ore. -- The Oregon House of Representatives passed the earliest K-12 budget since 1991 on Tuesday providing funding for Oregon schools for the next two years. The K-12 budget at nearly $7.3 billion ...

04 February 2015

School exclusion day to begin February 18th

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Parents and guardians have just two more weeks to give their child's up-to-date immunization records to schools. February 18th is school exclusion day, meaning beginning that day, ...

08 January 2015

Oregon education ranks in the bottom 10 of the nation

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Oregon public education ranks in the bottom 10 of the nation according to a new Education Week report. The report says Oregon spends very little on education given the state's tax base. It ...

10 November 2014

Ashland parents concerned about classroom sizes

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- Dozens of Ashland parents are upset over their kids' class sizes. More than 30 of them voiced their concerns at Monday's school board meeting. They want the Ashland School District t ...

10 June 2014

Report shows 74 school shootings since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary

Posted in U.S. & World News

According to data nationwide we've had 74 school shootings since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut back in 2012. The numbers are from the group Everytown for Gun Safety. ...

21 March 2014

Teen accused of terror threats

Posted in U.S. & World News

Sterling Heights, Mich. -- (WDIV)  A teen from Michigan has been charged with terrorism for allegedly making threatening phone calls to schools across the country that have been sites of shootings. ...

25 February 2014

Cracking down on junk food

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  Schools across the country will soon have to eliminate any posters or billboards advertising unhealthy snacks on campus. The White House is banning junk food ads to build on new regulat ...

25 February 2014

Reading, writing and assault rifles

Posted in U.S. & World News

Salt Lake City, Utah -- (KSL)  Law enforcement officers for Utah's Granite School District are now carrying AR-15 rifles. The Granite School District Police Department said it has equipped all offi ...

13 February 2014

No rules for where a private medical marijuana grow can crop up

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Do you know what could be growing next to your child's school? According to Medford Police, legal medical marijuana grows are in some cases cropping up right against the school yard ...