Education

This page contains KLCC stories about Education. 
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U.S. Dept of Education

Despite recent improvements in local and statewide high school graduation rates, Oregon still ranks third from the bottom nationwide.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Rachael McDonald

A project that would provide housing to homeless high schoolers in Eugene is moving forward thanks to federal funds approved this week.

Rachael McDonald

As Oregon observes the one year anniversary of the shooting at Umpqua Community College on October 1st, the people who reported on the tragedy tell their stories. A University of Oregon Journalism school project called Reporting Roseburg was released this week. KLCC’s Rachael McDonald was interviewed for the project. She spoke with the two women behind it, Assistant Professor Nicole Dahmen and Instructor Lori Shontz.

Flickr.com's Wolfram Burner

The incoming class of Ducks is the most diverse in the University of Oregon’s history, officials say.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the returns follow several years of effort.

Brian Bull

Trucks, boxes, totes -- and sweat -- marked the “Unpack the Quack” event at the University of Oregon.  Roughly 3,000 students and their families clustered on campus today to move in.  KLCC's Brian Bull reports.  

Jacob Lewin

Oregon's economy has been on the upswing and that's having unforeseen effects.  For some Oregon school districts, it's contributing to a serious shortage of teachers.

Karen Richards/KLCC

A week before classes begin, contract talks between the Lane Community College board and the union representing its classified staff remain stalled. Their differences hinge on rising health insurance costs. Union members rallied at the board's September meeting Tuesday.


Karen Richards

 

Oregon students perform well academically, but the high school graduation rate is poor. Colt Gill, the governor's new Education Innovation Officer is tasked with finding out why, and coming up with solutions. Gill spoke Thursday at a League of Women Voters lunch.

 


From Brett Rowlett, Lane Community College.

More than a year after Governor Kate Brown signed it into effect, the state’s 17 community colleges are welcoming their first class of Oregon Promise through their doors.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Eugene 4J

Students went back to school this week across the state. KLCC caught up with Eugene 4J School District's Superintendent.

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