MEDFORD, Ore. – Some students at a Medford middle school are being told to stay home for classes this week due to staffing issues. McLoughlin Middle School said 8th-grade teams 81, 82, and 83 will be moving to online learning ...

Author: Megan Johnson (KGW) ALSEA, Ore. (KGW) — The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) will withhold federal COVID relief funds from the Alsea School District after its superintendent announced masks would be optional for students and staff, defying the statewide ...

GLENDALE, Ore. – Some Douglas County schools are shutting down temporarily due to an extraordinary number of sick students and staff members. The Glendale School District said due to high numbers of COVID-19 exposures, flu cases, and bronchitis at the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The SAT is going digital, the College Board announced Tuesday. The test previously was roughly three hours and on paper, but the new version will be cut down to two hours with more time given between ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Teachers in Oregon are struggling as they try their best to meet students’ needs while juggling COVID-19 safety and crippling staffing shortages. In the Portland Public School District (PPS), things appeared to come ...

Author: KGW Staff NEWBERG, Ore. — Voters have decided whether to recall Newberg school board vice-chair Brian Shannon and board chair Dave Brown who, as part of the board’s conservative majority, have led headline-making decisions such as a ban on political displays ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Stepping up to the plate. That’s what Medford School District employees are doing to prevent schools from shutting down. As the COVID-19 Omicron variant spreads through the region the district office said employees are helping out with ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Ashland School District is asking for the community’s help renaming John Muir Outdoor School to better reflect community values. Last year, ASD established a committee to study the namesakes of all district buildings and facilities. The ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — We’ve heard from many teachers throughout the pandemic. For the majority of them, teaching in the pandemic has been more trying than any other time in their careers. Now with schools closing due ...

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. – A local charter school is moving back to distance learning amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. On January 11, Butte Falls Charter School switched to online learning after several students went home early after testing positive ...