Philomath Tech-Ed Grant

PHILOMATH, Ore. — The Philomath School District received a $253,467 grant from the Oregon Department of Education for its tech-ed programs. The grant will help pay for more equipment and programs at the middle and high schools. The district plans to expand the manufacturing program at the high school with equipment and software used in … Continue reading »

Eugene School Celebrates Grant Award

EUGENE, Ore. — A local school district celebrated with sloppy joes and roasted potatoes after getting a grant from the Oregon Department of Education. Bethel’s Willamette High School is one of several schools in the area participating in Farm to School education programs. The grant will help expand those programs, as well as the district’s … Continue reading »

Oregon K-12 Enrollment Increases

EUGENE, Ore. — After five straight years of declining student enrollment, the Oregon Department of Education says rates have finally increased. The Oregon Department of Education says total enrollment across the state increased for the first time since the ’07-’08 school year. ODE says it went up about half of a percent, but not every … Continue reading »