Oregon Schools Continue to Struggle

MEDFORD, Ore. – The US has reached an educational milestone with 80% of students nationwide now graduating high school. But Oregon continues to lag far behind. A recent report, compiled from 2012 Department of Education data, ranks Oregon second to last in the country with a 68% graduation rate. And Southern Oregon is even worse. … Continue reading »

Central Point Schools Above Average

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Central Point School District ranks in the top third of the state, according to the new Oregon report card. 70% of their schools ranked above average on statewide assessments and graduations rates, along with SAT scores and student performance and growth. The new report card compares “like” schools across the … Continue reading »

Parents Petition New Principal

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Some parents at a Central Point elementary school are asking that a recently-hired principal be removed until a pending lawsuit in finished, but the district is standing behind her. Central Point School District officials say Lynn Scott was simply the best candidate, which is why they hired her as the next … Continue reading »

Central Point Superintendent Search

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– Central Point School District is looking for a new superintendent and part of the requirements for the job are being written up by the community he or she will serve. A new person will be taking on the leadership role at District 6, but before that happens, community members gathered to give their … Continue reading »