Program Prepares Students for College

EUGENE, Ore. — The transition to college can be intimidating, so hundreds of local students got some help Tuesday. More than 650 students from 4J middle schools and high schools gathered at Churchill High School for the second annual AVID-ize event. It is designed to help student focus on the writing and reading that will … Continue reading »

LCC, 4J Aim to Help College Transition

EUGENE, Ore. — A partnership between Lane Community College and the 4J School District aims to help students transition to college. The Early College and Career Options program allows students to finish high school in a different environment. Currently, 200 students are enrolled in the program at Parker Elementary School, but program leaders want to … Continue reading »

Legislature Wants More College Prep

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — With those recently released high school graduation rates, improving education is top of mind for a lot of people, including legislators. Currently a large amount of students are earning college credit before they even send in applications, but a bi-partisan group of Oregon law makers wants to make sure every Oregon high … Continue reading »