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Posted Sep 22, 2014 at 11:01 PM

CAVE JUNCTION — Some parents and community residents contend This is The Edge, an Ashland-based anti-bullying program that encourages students to step over an imaginary line in front of their peers, crossed the line itself.During an assembly on the first day of school at Lorna Byrne Middle School, leaders of the workshop encouraged the youths to "walk over the line" both literally and metaphorically by confessing what some parents call intimate family and personal...

Posted Sep 22, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Clint Rodreick's use of original materials in his research helped him secure recognition from state education professionals.

Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

MURPHY — A Three Rivers School Board member battled with parents Tuesday evening over a controversial book available in the district's high school libraries."Persepolis," an autobiographical graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi about...

Updated Sep 16, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Enrollment at eight of Medford’s 14 elementary schools fell short of enrollment projections, and districtwide enrollment in noncharter schools was 186 students less than projected.

Posted Sep 15, 2014 at 11:01 PM

The Medford School District tweaked its proficiency grading practices this year to make homework count toward a student’s final grade.

Posted Sep 14, 2014 at 2:00 AM

For 28 Latino students entering Rogue Community College this fall, hands-on experience from a week in many classrooms has helped put them on track with future majors and careers.

Updated Sep 12, 2014 at 2:31 PM

PHOENIX — Developing the teachers of teachers is one aim of a new, grant-funded program in the Phoenix-Talent School Distract that will increase teacher training and may tie compensation to student achievement.The Oregon...

Posted Sep 11, 2014 at 11:01 PM

When Phoenix High School Principal Jani Hale's voice came through Denise Meer's cellphone Tuesday afternoon alerting her of a shooting threat at her daughter's school, concern washed over her. But there...

Updated Sep 13, 2014 at 12:10 AM

When she was 15 years old, Seralynn Neal, an aspiring tattoo and piercing artist, ordered a do-it-yourself tattoo kit on Amazon and tattooed a large black widow on her left forearm.

Updated Sep 10, 2014 at 7:22 PM

State test results released Wednesday show local students coming up short in math and writing.There were bright spots: The Medford and Central Point school districts surpassed state averages in reading and science. And Ashland continued...

Updated Sep 10, 2014 at 3:18 PM

State assessment numbers for 2013-14 in Medford, Central Point, Eagle Point, Phoenix-Talent and Ashland schools. Use the magnifying tools for larger print and scroll through to find the schools you are looking for.

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