Oregon Schools Continue to Struggle

MEDFORD, Ore. – The U.S. has reached an educational milestone with 80 percent of students nationwide now graduating high school, but Oregon continues to lag far behind. A recent report, compiled from 2012 Department of Education data, ranks Oregon second to last in the country with a 68 percent graduation rate. And Southern Oregon is … Continue reading »

Bethel Leads Area in Graduation Rates

EUGENE, Ore. — The numbers are out for high school graduation rates in Oregon, and two local districts are headed in opposite directions. Out of the three school districts in the Eugene/Springfield area, Bethel showed major improvements. This year, the Bethel School District, which has seen a decline in graduation rates for years, is up … Continue reading »