Public Education
‘Wrong by $50 or $100 million’: Former Portland teachers’ union bargaining chief condemns November strike in scathing letter

The former bargaining chief of the Portland teachers’ union released a scathing letter chastising the union president and questioning the union’s bargaining tactics after November’s lengthy strike. Steve Lancaster, who… Read More

February 14, 2024
Public Education
Legal group: Oregon school district is violating mother’s First Amendment rights

(The Center Square) – On Monday, the Liberty Justice Center sent a demand letter to a school district on an Oregon mother’s behalf. The mother alleges that her… Read More

January 30, 2024
Oregon county disbands ‘unnecessary’ DEI office that ‘foments friction’

An Oregon county commission has voted to disband its DEI office, which had a budget near $1 million. Despite containing portions of Portland, Oregon – one of the most liberal… Read More

January 29, 2024
Public Education
Portland superintendent resigns after approving massive teachers’ union contract

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero resigned in December after a month-long teacher strike that drew nationwide attention. “I am immensely proud of my team’s contribution to our school district’s… Read More

January 11, 2024
Public Education
Teachers and students skip class during Oregon school district’s strike makeup week

Christmas break started late for one Oregon school district last week, the consequence of an almost month-long teachers strike. But many students and teachers skipped class anyway. Portland Public Schools… Read More

December 26, 2023
Public Education
Oregon parents try to oust superintendent over school violence in ‘restorative justice’ fail

Parents outraged by a rising tide of violence in an Oregon school district are calling on the  superintendent to resign. Over the past several months, the Tigard-Tualatin School District (TTSD)… Read More

December 20, 2023
Public Education
Republican lawmakers pledge to ban harmful teacher strikes in Oregon after weeks of closed classrooms

Three Republican lawmakers have promised to legislation preventing teachers from walking off the job after nearly 50,000 students were shut out of Portland, Oregon schools for most of November. Oregon… Read More

November 29, 2023
Public Education
Portland high school teacher threatened to withhold student recommendations over union support before tentative deal struck 

A Portland, Oregon high school teacher planned to deny students recommendations unless they joined the picket lines in the teachers’ strike which kept 50,000 students out of class for three weeks. … Read More

November 27, 2023
Public Education
Teachers conference lecture declares math a ‘tool of oppression’

(The Daily Signal) – Math can oppress students of color due to the inequitable system it was developed under, according to a slide presentation at the University of Oregon’s 2023… Read More

November 21, 2023
Public Education
Oregon trains teachers to promote ‘equitable math,’ dismantle ‘systemic inequities’ in the classroom

(The Daily Signal) – The Oregon Department of Education is instructing teachers on the keys to dismantling “systemic inequities” in the math classroom. High school math teachers should “support equitable… Read More

November 10, 2023
Public Education
Nearly 50,000 students forced to stay home while Portland teachers strike for 20% pay hike

Portland teachers walked the picket lines forcing school closures Wednesday, leaving thousands of families of students scrambling for arrangements. Portland Public Schools closed the doors of 81 schools this week… Read More

November 3, 2023
Public Education
Oregon won’t require high school students to read, write or do math to graduate until 2028

The Oregon Board of Education has approved lower high school graduation standards through the school year 2027-28. In 2021, former Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill… Read More

October 26, 2023
Public Education
Soft bigotry of low expectations: Oregon joins list of states dumbing down education

(The Daily Signal) – The Oregon Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to remove requirements for students to be proficient in reading and writing in order to… Read More

October 25, 2023
Public Education
Oregon students can currently graduate high school without ‘essential skills.’ Top education officials want to keep it that way

The Oregon State Board of Education is considering an extension of lowered high school graduation requirements. The OSBE recently delayed a vote regarding the state’s controversial high school graduation requirements… Read More

October 9, 2023
Public Education
Oregon Department of Education only allots 15 minutes to virtual public comments in upcoming meeting on liberal sex ed standards

When the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) considers new sex education standards, the public will only get 15 minutes total for comments, which must be given virtually. “Oregon’s new draft… Read More

September 19, 2023
Public Education
Conservative school board members recalled in Oregon for vote to lift COVID-19 mask requirements

Voters in an Oregon school district voted to recall three conservative board members who voted to lift the COVID-19 mask mandate last year. Each of the members were recalled by… Read More

August 16, 2023
Don’t defend Planned Parenthood’s ‘gender-affirming care.’ Defund It.

(The Daily Signal) – In post-Roe America, Planned Parenthood is shifting gears. To make up for its lost abortion revenue, it’s expanding its reach into what it calls “… Read More

August 11, 2023
Gender medicine’s ‘Dr. Frankenstein’ and his nonsensical surgical option for kids

(The Daily Signal) – Light may be breaking through the darkness of gender ideology, as revealed by a recent hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on “… Read More

August 10, 2023
Children’s hospital offers consultations on transgender treatments to kids younger than 10

(Daily Caller) – Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University, offers consultations on transgender treatments to children younger than 10, the Daily Caller has learned. Doernbecher’s Gender… Read More

April 28, 2023
Public Education
Oregon senator criticizes public education for discriminating against disabled students

An Oregon lawmaker is accusing school districts of discriminating against disabled students by placing them in abbreviated school day programs that reduce instruction hours. Sen. Sarah Gelser Blouin,… Read More

April 5, 2023