Empty Chairs Symbolize Head Start Cuts

MEDFORD, Ore. — Students and teachers are feeling the effects of financial struggle in Head Start. Local Head Start supporters are making the impact of sequestration cuts on Medford kids more visual. 79 empty chairs sat on display to show the exact number of local children who will be left out and the people being … Continue reading »

Military Tuition Program Cut

MEDFORD, Ore. — A federal tuition program that helps military members is now being cut because of federal budget problems and that could make it difficult for current soldiers pursuing higher education. The tuition assistance program helps current members of the Armed Forces pay for college.The Department of Defense suspended the program because of the federal sequestration. … Continue reading »