Sen. Edwards Explains Budget Vote

SALEM, Ore. — It would have increased funding by $800 million and allowed most districts to avoid cutting teachers or school days. Senator Edwards says schools in Eugene would have faced $11.6 million in cuts. That’s not a proposal he was willing to approve. All 14 Senate Republicans also turned down the measure. While Edwards … Continue reading »

4J Board to Vote on Bond Measure

EUGENE, Ore. — The 4J School Board will decide Wednesday night whether to add a tax measure to May’s ballot. After more than a year of discussion and public polling, 4J might soon ask the public for help with all the work that it says needs to be done. The seven board members will vote … Continue reading »

4J Considers Bond Measure

EUGENE, Ore. — Taxpayers could be looking at a third bond measure in the next year. The 4J School District has been talking about updating its facilities for more than a year now, even reaching out to the community for input. “We’ve been talking about facilities improvements for over a year now, working towards decisions … Continue reading »