Education

Education

University of Oregon

University of Oregon Psychology Professor Jennifer Freyd Tuesday filed a sex bias lawsuit against the U of O for pay discrimination.

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Protesters interrupted the Oregon State University Board of Trustees meeting last Friday over a proposed tuition increase. The Board postponed their vote until further notice.

Jacob Lewin

President Donald Trump has vowed to increase school  choice around the country and his Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is a champion of charter schools.  Oregon already has 120 charter schools with more than 30-thousand kids.  We will likely be seeing more.

Terri Farina

A school volunteer, jewelry artist, and mother of three is running for the Eugene 4J School District board.

Maya Rabasa says she’s a multilingual, multicultural immigrant from Mexico, who’s done interpretation for Spanish families and backed arts education. 

There are now three candidates running for an open seat on the Eugene 4J School Board. Long-time board member Beth Gerot is not running again for position 3.

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon faces a $25 million gap under Governor Kate Brown’s proposed budget. U of O administrators, students and alumni Thursday urged state lawmakers to put more money into higher education.

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon Board Of Trustees Thursday voted to raise tuition by more than 10 percent for in state students. Out of state students will face a 3 percent increase.

The University of Oregon could lay off as many as 75 non-tenured faculty in order to cope with a nearly 9 million dollar deficit.  The school is also considering a more than 10 percent hike in tuition for in-state students.

Wednesday the Trump Administration revoked federal guidelines saying transgender students have the right to use bathrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity.

Karen Richards

 

Oregon's higher ed campuses do a good job of integrating international students with each other. The schools have a harder time with a bigger goal: Creating a cultural exchange across the whole institution.

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