Newly Hired Principals Are Diverse

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A new study by the Department of Education shows students who learn English as second language are struggling when it comes to meeting educational objectives for their grade. School District 9 just hired two new principals each with diverse background in education. Education officials hope this will help improve the learning environment … Continue reading »

Oregon Graduation Rates Low

OREGON — Oregon high school graduation rates remain virtually static, for the class of 2012. According to the Oregon Department of Education, the four year graduation rate was 68.4% for last year. In 2011 it was 67.6%. The drop out rate increased between the two years from 3.3% to 3.4%. Governor John Kitzhaber calls the … Continue reading »