Education

Central Point School District names new Superintendent

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – A Principal with experience as a teacher, classified employee, and more is stepping into the role of Central Point School District #6’s Superintendent. Today, the district’s Board of Directors appointed Walt Davenport to the position. Davenport has been …

Third annual Black Youth Leadership Summit kicks off

ASHLAND, Ore. — The third annual Black Youth Leadership Summit was held Thursday, virtually. The workshop is hosted by Southern Oregon University, Ashland and Medford School Districts. Organizers said it’s to empower all students, especially students of color. Ashland’s first Black City …

CDC issues new guidelines for returning to classrooms

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) — The Centers for Disease Control has issued new guidelines for school districts working to switch from online to in-person learning. Washing hands, universal and correct use of masks and social distancing remain top priorities. They also suggest …

Democrats push student loan forgiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Democrats are proposing a resolution that calls on President Joe Biden to forgive student loan debt amid the coronavirus pandemic. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and other Democrats, held a news …