WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Supreme Court said religious schools cannot be excluded from Maine’s tuition assistance program. The court released its 6-3 ruling Tuesday finding the state’s “nonsectarian” requirement for tuition assistance violates the First Amendment. Maine allows parents ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — After 19 kids and two teachers were killed in a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, a parent asked KGW to look into local school district and police policies in regard to school ...

Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW), KGW Staff NEWBERG, Ore. (KGW) — Two members of the Newberg School District Board of Directors announced their resignations at a board meeting Tuesday evening, both citing a series of controversial board decisions made over the ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Ashland School District has officially given John Muir Outdoor School a new name. The school will now be known as TRAILS Outdoor School. “TRAILS’ is an acronym for “Trust, Respect, Awareness, Interdependency, Leadership and Stewardship. Last ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – We now know who will go to Medford’s newest middle school next year. Medford’s school board adopted the middle school attendance zoning map that had been recommended to them by the district’s zoning committee. Medford currently has ...

Author: Galen Ettlin (KGW) OREGON, USA (KGW) — As anti-LGBTQ+ efforts and rules ramp up across the country and in Oregon, local transgender youth are sharing their experiences. “Very difficult process,” 16-year-old Emelia said about coming out. “My dad still ...

Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW) FAIRVIEW, Ore. (KGW) — Elementary and middle schools in the Reynolds School District were unexpectedly closed to students on Friday due to staffing shortages. The same closure will repeat next Friday, May 27, the district announced. ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – President of Southern Oregon University Rick Bailey is addressing the spread of COVID-19 on campus. He sent out the following statement on Monday, May 16: Dear Raiders, We have all sacrificed and done our sensible best as ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Institute of Technology’s tuition costs won’t be as high as an earlier proposal indicated. On Friday, OIT said the university will reduce its proposed tuition increase to 4.5% instead of the previously announced rate increase ...

Author: Christine Pitawanich (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore (KGW) — Oregon has made a historic investment into providing access to higher education for Indigenous students. Governor Kate Brown, who proposed the program in the 2022 legislative session, pointed to the need for ...

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