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Students defend professor after sit-in over racial climate

Rust, who is giving a series of lectures in China this week, could not be reached for additional comment. Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, the dean of the Graduate School of Education & Information ... said he ... read more

Hitching Up Pants Could Become Mandatory in Volunteer State

Florida approved a ban on saggy pants in schools in 2011, as did Arkansas. Critics of such laws say the government should butt out of teen dress preferences, and worry that the law encourages racial p... read more

Buehler says he’ll vote to repeal Oregon sanctuary law

“I see Oregon as a welcoming and inclusive place for all who want to call Oregon home,” she said at a press conference last week. She said the law has helped curb racial profiling and assure ... in at... read more

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WW’s November 2018 Endorsements for Oregon Ballot Measures

So is the idea of amending the Oregon Constitution. Right now, lawmakers can create new tax breaks ... far above the education of our children, where we rank bottom in the country, housing our citizen... read more

From ESA Expansion to School Safety Bonds: The 13 Education Ballot Questions Voters Will Consider on Nov. 6

Voters in California and Maine agreed to raise income taxes to fund education, and citizens of New Mexico and California voted to float bonds for school facilities. But Oregon ... the change say it co... read more

Oregon Legislature adjourns contentious 2017 session

“Despite an uncertain budget environment, the Oregon Legislature passed a series of new laws that ... standards for colleges and universities. And we passed criminal justice reform and a comprehensive ... read more

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N.Y.'s de Blasio should lead on weed

One troubling aspect of de Blasio's new policy is that it does not address the issue of who will be stopped for minor marijuana possession. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, an advocacy group aim... read more

Midterms Give Voters Their First Say on Immigration in Trump Era

Now Oregonians for Immigration Reform is leading a new fight at the ... repeal would “free Oregon law enforcement to better protect Oregonians from criminal aliens.” But opponents counter that it woul... read more

NYC becomes most populous place in US to require businesses to provide workers paid sick leave

Supporters see the New York measure as a pace-setter, although it has some significant limits and conditions, and they envision such laws becoming a national ... watchdog and make it easier to bring r... read more

Protests Erupt After Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict NYPD Officer in Chokehold Death

A New York grand jury Wednesday opted not to indict a white policeman in the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man whose last words -- "I can't breathe" -- became a rallying cry for protesters ... read more

Oregon raises smoking age to 21

The new regulations also ban a 21-year-old from possessing tobacco or nicotine when on a postsecondary education ... Week. Carter, the first black woman elected to the state Legislature, argued to law... read more

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