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Eagle Point School District Employees Authorize Strike

By Jim McCoy Wed 25th April NewsEagle Point schoolslabor disputesschools

Employees in the Eagle Point School district voted to authorize a strike after over a year of negotiations. 87 percent of the district’s employees were present for the vote. Read More »

Lebanon Schools Challenge Oregon State Board on Mascots

The Lebanon School Board is not letting go of the Warrior logo without a fight.The Albany Democrat-Herald reports the board voted 4-1 in favor of a resolution challenging the authority of the state Board of Education to propose a rule banning the use of American Indian mascots in public schools.
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No Agreement Reached in Eagle Point School District

Though negotiations went deep into the night, there has been no breakthrough in negotiations between the Eagle Point School District and the Eagle Point Education Association. Sticking points include the proposed reduction of teacher prep time, employee salaries, and possibly contracting out transportation and janitorial services.Read More »

Prayer Circle For Eagle Point School Talks

As negotiations continue in the Eagle Point School District between the teachers' association and district officials, a prayer circle will be held Monday evening. Dawn Johnston- a 2nd grade teacher at  Little Butte School suggested it, saying her faith is important to her and she wants both sides to come together and petition God to make decisions that are best for the students.Read More »

School Board Votes To Close Elk Trail School

THE EAGLE POINT SCHOOL BOARD HAS VOTED 3-2 TO CLOSE “ELK
TRAIL SCHOOL” AND MERGE IT WITH SHADY COVE ELEMENTARY.
THE MOVE WILL TAKE PLACE NEXT YEAR. THE DISTRICT SAYS
IT WILL HELP SAVE MONEY AND CLOSE A BUDGET GAP. SOME
WHO ATTENDED THE MEETING SPOKE OUT AGAINST THE CLOSURE,
SAYING THEY THINK THE MONEY IS THERE IN THE BUDGET. STAFFRead More »

School Board Votes To Close Elk Trail School

THE EAGLE POINT SCHOOL BOARD HAS VOTED 3-2 TO CLOSE “ELK
TRAIL SCHOOL” AND MERGE IT WITH SHADY COVE ELEMENTARY.
THE MOVE WILL TAKE PLACE NEXT YEAR. THE DISTRICT SAYS
IT WILL HELP SAVE MONEY AND CLOSE A BUDGET GAP. SOME
WHO ATTENDED THE MEETING SPOKE OUT AGAINST THE CLOSURE,
SAYING THEY THINK THE MONEY IS THERE IN THE BUDGET. STAFFRead More »

Forecast: Ashland School Enrollment To Continue Decrease

BECAUSE IT’S A COMMUNITY NOT KNOWN FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING, THE NEW RESIDENTS ASHLAND CONTINUES TO DRAW TEND TO BE OLDER. THE EFFECT IS THAT ENROLLMENT IN ASHLAND SCHOOLS IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ITS DOWNWARD TREND. BY 2021, A FORECAST PREDICTS THERE WILL BE 227 FEWER STUDENTS THAN THERE ARE TODAY.Read More »

Vote To Come On Elk Trail School

A VOTE IS ON THE HORIZON BY THE EAGLE POINT SCHOOL
BOARD CONCERNING THE FATE OF ELK TRAIL SCHOOL. DISTRICT
OFFICIALS ARE RECOMMENDING THE SCHOOL MERGE WITH
SHADY COVE ELEMENTARY TO SAVE MONEY. SCHOOL DISTRICT
9 HAS TO LOOK FOR COST-CUTTING MEASURES IN THE WAKE OF
DECLINING ENROLLMENT AND BUDGET SHORTFALLS. THE VOTERead More »

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