Mandated standardized state testing is now officially out of control.
See ‘Full Monty’; Nestle clarification; Thankful for vaccines; 100 percent immunity
The circumstances surrounding Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s decision to leave office today remain cloudy at best, but the governor made the right move. Kitzhaber was simply a distraction at a time when state lawmakers need focus.
As Chief Education Officer, one of my roles is to listen to feedback about what is working well and where there are opportunities to improve our systems to better support students. One of the concerns often voiced as I travel across the state is about over-testing.
Oil train concerns; Appreciation for ‘Props’; Bumper sticker humor
By now, the wave building toward the Salem beach has probably crashed.
‘Pulpit props’ in letters, Watch for pedestrians; ‘I am schizophrenic’; Work with Republicans
The unseasonably warm weather we’ve seen points us even earlier than usual toward spring.
A unique R&B-soul band is coming to Hood River on Friday, Feb. 13, and even if you’re superstitious, we should be treating this show like it’s our lucky day.
Walden’s two faces; Community immunity
The amenities and upgrades on State Street are visible now that the Urban Renewal streetscape project is done: new pavement, better and wider sidewalks, underground utilities, landscaping, and pedestrian plazas featuring benches, drinking fountains, and more.
A recent visit to Eugene took me to some interesting intersections, figuratively and literally.
E-fixated danger; Duck pond; Vaccination; more
Driverless cars may be a thing of the future, but do we need more clueless voters?
Football fans around Oregon are gearing up for this weekend’s Super Bowl match-up on Sunday as our neighbors to the north defend their title in the big event.