Education

Kentucky governor under fire for teacher comments

FRANKFORT, Kentucky (WAVE) – In a rare off-the-cuff interview with reporters in Frankfort on Friday evening, Gov. Matt Bevin (R-Kentucky) said teachers who called in sick to protest put children’s lives in danger. “I’m offended by the idea that people so cavalierly, …

Charter school seeks renewal

Central Point, Ore. – Madrone Trail Charter School  is nearing its may first deadline to fix the issues outlined by the Medford School District. Topping the list of issues is the budget for the school and the school’s board. Next year’s proposed …

Art display hopes to empower survivors

Ashland, Ore.- A Southern Oregon University group is hoping an art installation on campus will help dispel myths about sexual assault. The art display organized by the SOU Women’s Resource Center showcases outfits worn by survivors when they were attacked. “This exhibit …

Sen. Merkley joins effort to eliminate student debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Oregon senator is joining the call to end America’s “student debt crisis.” Democrat Senator Jeff Merkley announced he’s supporting the Debt-Free College Act, legislation that promises to reverse the growth of student debt. According to Merkley’s office, the …

Two local schools receive education grants

Jackson County, Ore.- Two southern Oregon schools are receiving grants from the Trail Blazers Foundation and Wells Fargo. The organizations recently handed out a combined $110,000 in grants to 24 schools throughout Oregon to help support academics, art programs and technology. Locally, …
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