Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Your child may be old enough to start kindergarten, but is he or she ready? It’s an important decision for parents, because kindergarten marks the start of a child’s formal education and their first school experiences can affect the rest of their lives. Most schools use cutoff dates. A child must be … Continue reading »

Parents Debate Roseburg School Closure

ROSEBURG, Ore. – A passionate debate erupted as teachers and school administrators discussed the potential consolidation of one of the Roseburg elementary schools. The Roseburg School District held a public hearing on Wednesday as it continues to research. About 200 people packed into the hearing, and many lined up to speak. Financial problems and declining enrollment … Continue reading »