Schools Push for Full-Day Kindergarten

WHITE CITY, Ore. — One southern Oregon school district wants to give more educational hours to younger students, and they could get a head start ahead of the rest of the state. Administrators in the Eagle Point school district are reviewing a plan to start full-day kindergarten this fall. That’s a year early; the state … Continue reading »

Oregon Schools Face New Standards

MEDFORD, Ore. – It is back to school season in the Rogue Valley. Whether local kindergartners had their first day of school this week, or will in the coming weeks, there are already high expectations for their success. Signed into law last year by Governor Kitzhaber, Senate Bill 253 has the goal of having a … Continue reading »