SOUTHERN OREGON, —Two local programs are working together to make preschool more accessible in southern Oregon. It’s a partnership between the Ivy School, formerly called Kid Time, and the Medford School District. The two are announcing new preschools at Ruch ...

 MEDFORD. Ore. — Since the beginning of the pandemic, finding childcare has become increasingly challenging. Now, some childcare providers are getting ready to reopen—but under new guidance from the state. The Oregon Department of Education is getting ready to release ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — Local daycare centers are struggling to adjust to this ’new normal’ especially with young kids in the picture. Angela Greene has owned ‘Lil’ Rascals Preschool and Childcare Center’ for 19 years. When the pandemic hit, Greene says ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Oregon currently ranks 48th out of 50 when it comes to graduation rates. Local educators are working with lawmakers to change those statistics through a focus on early education. “It’s really about letting people know how important ...

  GEORGETOWN, Mass. (WBZ/CNN) – Julia Hartwell loves her dolls and arts and crafts and like most four year olds she has a best friend. According to Julia’s mom, Christine Hartwell, “She said, ‘You know, so-and-so, you’re my best buddy.’ ...

Medford, Ore., — A new preschool is coming to the Rogue Valley, with a twist! Coyote Trails Nature Center in Medford has run programs for kids for about fourteen years, but now decided to add a preschool – outside. “Coyote ...

Josephine County, Ore. — Low-cost child care is now available in Josephine County. The Oregon Child Development Coalition said the Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Program will now operate this school year. The program offers full-day child care for ...

Ashland, Ore. – Elevated lead levels were found in some Southern Oregon University water supplies. SOU said they began testing for lead on its main Ashland campus following news that lead had been found in the water supplies of some ...

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