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An alternative to tuition increases

July 15, 2003 0

The Oregon Board of Higher Education approved a change that allows state universities…

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Lincoln County schools clean up

July 8, 2003 0

Salem-Keizer School District board members just learned that they could have reduced expenses…

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Euphemisms and American Revolutions

July 1, 2003 0

Former Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh just testified in Salem about fixing the state’s…

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A qualified teacher in every classroom

June 24, 2003 0

A June 22 Oregonian story reported that a significant number of Oregon middle…

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Oregon’s Animal Farm

June 17, 2003 0

The legislature and governor have signed off on reforms to Oregon’s extravagent Public…

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Metro Brew: More pork, less mobility

June 3, 2003 0

On June 12 a powerful Metro committee, JPACT, will decide how to spend…

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Roughing the kicker


A move is afoot in the Oregon legislature to increase taxes by watering…

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Productivity and benefits: The missing education links

May 27, 2003 0

A recent document from the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) trumpets that…

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Pass a tax, reject an opportunity

May 21, 2003 0

Multnomah County voters just approved Oregon’s only local income tax, primarily to help…

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Another wild pitch: Sports teams and economic development

May 20, 2003 0

Proponents of a taxpayer-supported baseball stadium in Portland argue it and a team…

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