Pending budget cuts music, P.E. Seven and a half jobs are set to become the next casualties of North Wasco County School District 21’s budget struggle.
To the editor: I am writing in support of Eric Nerdin for District 21 School Board. He has a vested interest in our schools and community.
The race to represent Zone 2 on the North Wasco County School District 21 school board is down to one. John Fredrick, the incumbent being challenged by Dean McAllister, dropped out of the race May 1.
School board candidate Dean McAllister isn’t waiting to see if he’s elected before digging into the issues. The candidate to represent Zone 2 in North Wasco County School District 21 has been attending school board meetings, the Oregon School Boards Association trainings and the Achievement Compact Committee meetings.
As one of the original members of the North Wasco County School District 21 school board, Dave Jones says he hopes to continue to put his decade of experience and knowledge of the district to good use.
If there is one thing voters can count on if they vote for John Nelson, he says, it’s his sense of commitment.
PORTLAND (AP) — Oregon enrolls relatively few children in state-funded prekindergarten classes but spends more per student than every state except New Jersey, according to an annual report on the nation’s preschools. The rankings from the National Institute for Early Education Research are almost identical to the ones Oregon received last year and are similar to the institute’s initial report a decade ago.
Officials hope autonomy will soon be granted Columbia Gorge Community College officials hope the last hurdle has been cleared to achieve independent status after five years of a rigorous self-examination process.
MIAMI (AP) — Duna Lopez started school in Miami last fall not knowing a single word of English. The 8-year-old girl from Barcelona, Spain, with dark blond hair was placed in the Coral Way Bilingual K-8 Center, the nation’s oldest bilingual school. For half the day, she receives classes in Spanish; it’s English for the rest. During language arts, she gets pulled out with three other new arrivals for extra help on grammar and phonics.
It’s unknown whether budget will force layoffs
Reflecting on past complaints has prompted North Wasco County School District 21 to add a layer of transparency and accountability to possible new funding efforts by creating a Project Oversight Committee.
Photos from Saturday's robotics workshop at Collumbia Gorge Community College.
Sherman County has offered to provide administration for a regional hub that will provide early childhood services.
SALEM (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber will sign a bill Tuesday allowing young illegal immigrants to pay resident tuition at the state’s seven public universities.
Tight budgets have pushed back roof replacement, other projects Anderson said one option would be to take advantage of low interest rates and refinance the $5 million loan the district took out in 2007 to pay for capital projects like fixing leaking roofs. The district would achieve the refinancing by selling new bonds to pay off the old ones, which would result in lower interest rates on future payments.
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