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Investigation Alleges Decades Of Sexual Misconduct By Teachers At Catlin Gabel School 

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A yearlong investigation released Wednesday has found 21 former employees at Catlin Gabel have been accused of sexual impropriety, ranging from abuse to boundary crossing.

Betsy DeVos Overruled Education Dept. Findings On Defrauded Student Borrowers

NPR

The education secretary says many students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges don't deserve full relief from their loans. Department memos show career staff arguing the opposite.

Lawsuit Claims SAT And ACT Are Illegal In California Admissions

NPR

Students and advocacy groups want the University of California system to drop the test requirement. They argue the policy "illegally discriminates against applicants on the basis of race and wealth."

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Education | Election

Democratic Bill Aims To Block Title IX Rule Changes Pushed By Trump Administration

The bill comes as the U.S. Department of Education is nearing the end of a lengthy rule-making process to revise rules that govern how universities that receive federal funding handle sexual assault.

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Oregon Supreme Court Ruling Does Not Affect Elliott State Forest Plan

The Oregon Department of Justice told the State Land Board Tuesday a recent state Supreme Court decision will not affect a proposal to repurpose the Elliott State Forest for research.

Education | Nation

University Of Phoenix Reaches $191 Million Settlement With FTC, Including Debt Relief

The school has 15 business days to inform eligible students, "You no longer owe any money to University of Phoenix. You don't have to do anything to get this relief. "

Education | Economy | Business

Student Loans A Lot Like The Subprime Mortgage Debacle, Watchdog Says

Mike Calhoun rang the alarm bell early on about the subprime mortgage debacle — before reckless lending drove the economy into recession. These days, he's sounding the alarm about student loans.

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OSU Expected To Announce New President Friday

If appointed, that candidate will start the job on July 1, taking the place of current President Ed Ray.

Education | News | local

Clark College Faculty Union Votes To Authorize Strike

The date of the strike will depend on reaction from the Vancouver, Washington, community college and whether it decides to return to the bargaining table.

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Student Activists Hold Another Youth Climate Strike In Downtown Portland

Youth activists led a climate strike rally in downtown Portland, demanding action from city leaders and recognition of the impacts facing Pacific Islanders.

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Portland Community College To Build 'Workforce Training Center' In Scappoose

Portland Community College’s training center will initially focus on advanced manufacturing, offering programs like machining and welding, the school said in a press release.

Education | Economy | Nation

Lawmakers Call For Investigation After NPR Report On Troubled Student Loan Program

NPR found the vast majority of student loan borrowers with disabilities aren't getting the debt relief their owed. Now, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is asking for an investigation.

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Schools Plan, Businesses Worry – An Old Timber Town Prepares For Oregon’s New Tax

Oregon’s new business tax goes into effect Jan. 1. It’s meant to raise $1 billion a year for education. It’s an opportunity for schools, but it’s prompted mixed reactions from businesses. 

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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