(KATU/CNN) – Teachers’ unions in both Oregon and Washington say they have concerns about teacher staffing as many report they are burned out and some are even ready to quit. For Emily Shultz, becoming a teacher was a no-brainer. She’s ...

SALEM, Ore. – In an effort to reduce quarantines for Oregon students, the state’s education system is adopting a new COVID-19 testing protocol. The Oregon Department of Education calls it “test to stay.” The ODE said the protocol lets students ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Monday afternoon, the Medford School Board toured the construction site of the new Oakdale Middle School. The historic site is in the midst of a major makeover to make it safe and beneficial for students, and only NBC5 News ...

PHOENIX, Ore. — Phoenix High School turned up the heat in the kitchen today. The school held it’s own version of the popular ‘Chopped’ competition. Four teams of students had just 20 minutes to prepare a meal with a side dish. Everyone took ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – There was a big win for House Democrats after the passage of President Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion spending bill, which would dramatically expand the nation’s social safety net. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) said, “This bill ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) OREGON, USA (KGW) — State officials want to remind students and families about an anonymous safety reporting tool available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: SafeOregon. The program, established in 2017 and managed by ...

Author: Katherine Cook (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — State education officials are working on a program that would eliminate Oregon’s two-week quarantine mandate for kids who may have been exposed to COVID-19 at school. “We’re hopeful that by the end ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jefferson Elementary students in Medford are trying to leave their mark on the world. Thursday morning was the last day classes tried to beat a world record. A class of fifth graders is one of many participating ...

PHOENIX, Ore. – Phoenix-Talent Schools just received a significant amount of funding from the American Federation of Teachers. On Tuesday, the district announced it accepted a $30,500 AFT Innovation Fund Rapid Response Grant. The grant was made in response to ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — School districts are still trying to fill big staffing and substitute teacher shortages. That’s why an Oregon commission recently changed the rules, waiving the need for a bachelor’s degree, to help school ...