Progressive politicians dream of solving social problems with new government programs. The bill for these programs must be paid regardless of whether or not the… Read More »Editorial: Paying for Progressive Dreams
In seven months, students of the Class of 2024 will be celebrating their high school graduation. There will be caps and gowns, smiling pictures taken,… Read More »Now is the Time to Help All Graduates of the Class of 2024 Learn to Read & Write
Student academic assessment results are better than last school year yet remain well below pre-pandemic levels for English Language Arts and Mathematics. This is true… Read More »Local Schools’ Test Results Down but Per-Student Cost Up
By Alex Baumhardt, Oregon Capital Chronicle Editor’s note: This article comprises excerpts from an in-depth 3-part series published by the Oregon Capital Chronicle on the… Read More »Why Oregon has Failed to Teach Kids to Read after $250M Spent in 25 Years
By Alex Baumhardt, Oregon Capitol Chronicle Most Oregon students have not regained ground in key subjects following the COVID pandemic, but steep declines in English… Read More »Oregon School Testing: 43% Proficient in English, 30% in Math
Let’s look at truth and how it is being taught to many children. In Sunday School, children learn that God created the Earth out of… Read More »More Excellent Way: Monday School or Sunday School?
The May 16 Special Election resulted in significant changes to our local school boards. Here are the official election results for races in Josephine County.… Read More »Election Results Point to Future Changes
By Eagle News Staff The Oregon Health Authority conducts an annual Student Health Survey of sixth, eighth and 11th grade students in Oregon public schools.… Read More »They’re Asking 11-year-olds WHAT? Inside the Invasive ‘Student Health Survey’
By Brettani Shannon I was a public-school girl, myself, but once in middle school and high school, it wasn’t healthy for me. I ended up… Read More »Why We Need Options for Education in Josephine County
By Victoria Marshall With the 2022 school year now over, parents have the right and responsibility to ask, “Can we do better?” According to World… Read More »Parents, Regarding Your Kids’ Schooling: Can You do Better?