SB 111 allows schools to provide nurses to help keep their students healthy, and to bill Medicaid for those services. The bill passed the Senate and House of Representatives unanimously.
Recently, the Oregon Legislature passed a bill to require that high schools teach students critical life-saving skills, including CPR.
HB 3558, filed this week by Representatives Carl Wilson (RGrants Pass) and Julie Parrish (R-West Linn), would require teachers be certified in CPR, as well. The bill has been referred to the House Education committee, where previous attempts to enact such legislation have been stonewalled.
The Oregon House of Representatives today voted unanimously to pass House Bill 3499B, a comprehensive approach to improving outcomes for English Language Learners (ELL) by increasing transparency, accountability, and systemic supports for schools, educators, and students.
Portland Community College is bringing the latest in alternative fuel vehicles to Portland.
The fiscal year 2014 contract for the Oregon National Guard's Joint Transition Assistance Program, known as JTAP, which assists service members and veterans with civilian job placement, has expired.
The Oregon Lottery asked five Oregonians to tell us about a teacher who played an important role in their lives.
The Oregon State Senate has voted unanimously Wednesday to confirm members of Western Oregon University's inaugural board of trustees.
Oregon State University and 10 other prominent research universities have formed a nationwide alliance aimed at helping retain and ultimately graduate more first-generation students and students from low-income families.
State Representative Betty Komp (D-Woodburn) has been selected to serve on a national education reform study group.