Education

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Mim Nolledo / Eugene 4J website

The Eugene 4J School Board has given high marks to its district superintendent, and approved a one-time fix for its instructional hours. 

Earlier this week, the board commended Gustavo Balderus  on his second year, in areas like student achievement, leadership, and managing resources.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Tonight, the 4J School District is saying goodbye to a 60-year-old school building…and celebrating a new one.

Karen Richards

 

Oregon is consistently ranked among the worst states for school funding. It has shorter school years, more students per class, and lower graduation rates than most places in the country. Experts trace the beginning of the trend to the passage of Measure 5 in 1990. 

University of Oregon

The University Of Oregon Board Of Trustees Friday voted unanimously to re-name a building on campus after the first African American to graduate from its school of Architecture. 

Natives Program Facebook photo.

The status of a Native American program for regional K-12 students is uncertain, following President Trump’s latest budget plan. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Rachael McDonald

Two of Oregon’s largest universities got state approval for tuition increases Thursday. The hikes come two weeks after they were rejected by the same commission.

KLCC

Next fall, the University of Oregon will enact a new reporting policy in cases of sexual assault and gender-based discrimination. The policy puts victims in charge.

LCC

Dr. Dale Parnell was 88.

Jes Burns

A state commission Thursday rejected the University of Oregon’s plan to raise in-state tuition by more than 10 percent. The U of O says this is a tremendous setback as it grapples with less state funding and higher costs.

Brian Bull / KLCC

As the University of Oregon deliberates what name will replace Frederick Dunn’s on a campus building, the head of the local NAACP says more needs to be done to honor African-Americans in Eugene.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

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