Education

Bulletproof backpacks increasingly popular

(NBC) – As families get ready to start the school year, many are facing a difficult decision: do kids need to carry a bulletproof shield as they head back to class? There is a growing trend of bulletproof backpacks and psychologists say …

GP School Board proposes tax levy

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass School Board is getting closer to creating a new tax levy for the upcoming election. The Grants Pass School District 7 School Board will meet Tuesday night to discuss some of the options for facility …

Holocaust education bill signed into law

SALEM, Ore. (KOIN/CNN) – Under a new law, school districts across Oregon will be required to teach middle and high school students about the Holocaust. Governor Kate Brown signed the bill Monday morning. She signed it at the Oregon Jewish Museum and …