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One Polk County school district will be making cuts while others should keep programs intact, but not much else with the 2015-17 school’s budget now awaiting Gov. Kate Brown’s signature.

April 8, 2015 11 a.m. read more..

Senate Bill threatens fifth-year programs statewide

Fifth-year programs at Dallas, Central and Falls City — and other districts throughout the state — appear to be on the chopping block if a bill slated for a public hearing Thursday in the Oregon Senate Committee on Education is approved.

March 18, 2015 11:33 a.m. read more..

Testing opt-outs concern district

When a parent decides their student does not need to or should not take a state-mandated test, it is considered an automatic “does not meet” standards.

February 11, 2015 11:52 a.m. read more..

School test scores a mixed bag

Assessment results for the 2013-14 school year may have been flat statewide, but results for the four districts based in Polk County were all over the map.

September 10, 2014 11 a.m. read more..

Central finds its man

INDEPENDENCE -- Central School District has its new superintendent. Central School Board unanimously approved a contract for Buzz Brazeau, principal of Hermiston High School, at its Monday meeting.

April 3, 2012 3:20 p.m. read more..


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