Elizabeth Miller, OPB

Elizabeth Miller

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Portland, OR, United States

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Oregon teachers, students lead push for sweeping expansion of climate change curriculum

An effort to require climate education statewide is underway, led by students and educators. → Read More

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School districts plan to use Oregon grant money on retention bonuses, training for teachers

Legislation provides $78 million dollars in grant funding to school districts across Oregon to use on teacher recruitment and retention. → Read More

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Bond projects, levy renewals on the ballot for 15 Oregon school districts, community colleges

Oregonians are voting on bonds to modernize and make air quality improvements for schools and community colleges. → Read More

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New report outlines steps to make Oregon early childhood programs more inclusive

The report is the first of its kind in Oregon as state and community leaders work to make early childhood programming more inclusive for children with disabilities. → Read More

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Oregon City student files lawsuit, principal announces resignation after video about abuse

An Oregon City High School student is suing the school district following a video shown during an assembly in early February. → Read More

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Portland Public Schools to become ‘mask-optional’ beginning March 14

The district's announcement follows the state's timeline for ending its indoor mask mandate. → Read More

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Backers of a bill to help disabled Oregon students get bad news

Oregon Sen. Sara Gelser Blouin said she heard from Gov. Kate Brown that a bill she sponsored — aimed at directing the Oregon Department of Education to more quickly investigate and resolve allegations brought by families of students with disabilities — would not pass during the 2022 short legislative session. → Read More

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Newberg school board members appear to defeat recall by tight margin, but not all votes are in

The board’s actions over the last several months illustrate the divisiveness between the board members and the broader Newberg community. They’ve also led to Yamhill County’s first recall election in 12 years. → Read More

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Schools across Oregon make Nov. 12 a staff-only day

Portland Public Schools, like other school districts, says the staff-only day will help teachers who haven't had enough time for curriculum adoption and other planning. It gives students a four-day weekend including Veterans Day on Thursday. → Read More

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Back to school preparations continue at Portland Public Schools

Oregon districts continue to prepare for a full-time, in-person return to schools this fall. → Read More

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The Class of 2025: Off to high school

Students and their families were invited to a parade to celebrate the end of 8th grade. → Read More

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Summer learning opportunities offer students a chance to unplug, socialize with peers

School districts around the state have received millions of dollars to spend on summer programs. → Read More

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Principal turnover: a national problem takes root in Portland

The second installment in a two-part story on principal turnover. → Read More

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Central Oregon school district calls for changes to mask requirements after athlete collapses

This is at least the second incident of an school athlete collapsing while wearing a mask in Central Oregon. → Read More

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2021 Oregon school board races draw candidates, money, and national attention

COVID-19 and dedicated recruitment are two reasons more candidates are running this election cycle. → Read More

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Teachers call for change in leadership at East Multnomah school district

The union representing teachers in the Reynolds School District are calling for a new superintendent. → Read More

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Hybrid instruction means changes, challenges for students in distance learning

As hybrid instruction continues across the state, distance learning continues. → Read More

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Portland nutrition service workers, custodians, rally for hazard pay

Portland Public Schools employees rallied Wednesday afternoon, asking the district to meet their demands around working during the pandemic. → Read More

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Post-protests, Oregon, Washington schools continuing racial equity work

We’re nearing the end of February — Black History Month. In schools, that usually means lessons about prominent Black figures in American history. But this year brings a renewed interest in not only teaching Black history but teaching about racial justice in the wake of protests tied to the Black Lives Matter movement. → Read More

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Threat of snow and ice forces school closures around Oregon, Washington

Threat of bad weather has shut down in-person education across Oregon. → Read More