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Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 4:57 PM

Medford schools Superintendent Brian Shumate has earned high marks from the Medford School Board in his annual review. The evaluation was Shumate’s first comprehensive review since he started with the district in July 2014. Last year, the board issued a letter to Shumate, in lieu of a formal evaluation, because he hadn’t been on the job long enough for the board to assess his performance. Board members individually and anonymously rated the superintendent on a...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 5:23 PM

PORTLAND — Oregon's 197 school districts could spend summer break crafting procedures for testing lead, radon and other chemicals at their campuses ahead of Oct. 1, when the plans would be handed over to the state. These "Healthy and...

Updated Jun 17, 2016 at 5:02 PM

School districts are testing water for lead in school drinking fountains and faucets across the Rogue Valley. The testing was recommended by the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Department of Education just weeks after startling results...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 4:16 PM

Josephine County seventh-, eighth- and ninth-graders have their choice of multiple science camps to pick from this summer, thanks to a grant awarded to Rogue Community College. The Higher Education Coordinating Commission awarded the...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 4:05 PM

A day after concluding a five-month search by hiring Linda Schott as Southern Oregon University’s next president, the school's board of trustees and members of the search committee breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday. The board voted...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Phil Long, Cascade Christian High School's principal for the past two years, will not return to his post in the fall. Long confirmed Tuesday that he is stepping down. He said a main goal when he took the position was to help the private...

Updated Jun 13, 2016 at 7:04 PM

A clearly delighted Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously appointed Dr. Linda Schott to become the 13th president of Southern Oregon University starting July 27. Trustee Les AuCoin, instead of saying “aye” to approving her...

Updated Jun 9, 2016 at 5:58 PM

Crystal Tarbell, then 16, closed her eyes and pretended to sleep as Maslow Project staff approached her where she lay in the shade of a tree in Hawthorne Park. She’d been using the organization’s services since she was 11...

Updated Jun 7, 2016 at 5:06 PM

David Spliethof’s smile is well known at Phoenix High School. The senior, who will graduate with his classmates Saturday, consistently served as a leader and had a positive attitude despite trying circumstances during his time at the...

Posted Jun 4, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Fifty-two students from 16 high schools across Jackson County have earned the highest cumulative grade point averages in their respective schools and met other school-specific academic requirements to become this year's...

Posted Jun 4, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Friday promises to be the happiest day of Kristi Whitehead’s life since the birth of her son three years ago. Over the last seven months, the 20-year-old, two-time high school dropout managed to complete more than a...

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