Education

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Tiffany Eckert

McKenzie School District has again pushed back the start of the school year to Monday, Sept. 11 due to wildfires in the area and evacuations.

Lane Community College

Lane Community College in Eugene has joined the chorus of groups urging the Trump Administration to maintain DACA, or the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.

The Eugene 4J School District voted Wednesday night to universally offer free school breakfasts in all of its elementary schools.


Brian Bull / KLCC

The Marcola School District is removing all traces of its old “Mohawk Indians” mascot.  Nowhere is that more evident than inside the high school gymnasium.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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Eugene-area operators of unmanned aerial systems – or “drones” – can now learn FAA regulations for commercial ventures.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

The Eugene School District’s budget for the upcoming academic year features zero cuts. Even more funds could be added thanks to a likely increase in Oregon’s State School Funding level.


Rivalblitz.com, Oakridge School District.

The Oregon Board of Education has approved Indian mascots for four school districts:  Philomath, Siletz, Rogue River, and Amity have ratified agreements with the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, three other districts are taking a different tack.  

Classmates.com

The fate of Native American mascots at four Oregon school districts will be decided this Thursday.  The State Board of Education will review the proposals at their meeting.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

4J School District website.

A new survey asks North Eugenians to weigh in on what they want for their public school system.

The anonymous survey is available online through June 23rd on the 4J district website.

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It’s hard to talk about suicide, but a program that encourages community awareness about the issue is trying to change that.  It has added sessions to its series in central Oregon.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

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