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Beaverton woman shares Tibetan culture through dumplings

Kyikyi, who started Himalayan Dumplings by Kyikyi, said she is the first woman-owned Tibetan frozen food brand in the U.S. BEAVERTON, Ore. — A...

'We're drowning': Teachers struggling with continued challenges in latest COVID surge

Teachers and students are feeling the heavy toll of closures and distance learning, unrealistic expectations and concerns about safety. PORTLAND, Ore. — We’ve heard...

Online learning experts give parents tips for kids transitioning back to remote learning

They shared ideas that will hopefully help ease the transition from in-person learning back to temporary distance learning. PORTLAND, Ore. — As the omicron...

Bringing parent, teacher questions to Portland Public Schools

Questions ranged in topic from district metrics for school closures to mental health resources available for students PORTLAND, Ore. — A handful of Portland...

Portland infectious disease doctor weighs in on schools and the omicron variant

Dr. Katie Sharff is an infectious disease physician for Kaiser Permanente Northwest. She's also a mom of two elementary school-age kids. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

Oregon students talk facing mental health challenges, bullying while learning during a pandemic

Some students say they're seeing more fights, more kids skipping class and more disrespectful behavior toward teachers SALEM, Ore. — By many accounts, this...

Special education staffing shortages 'at a tipping point'

Due to lack of staff, some special education teachers say they are unable to provide legally-required education to students with special needs. PORTLAND, Ore....

Portland teacher discusses her decision to resign amid pandemic, staffing shortages

Former middle school teacher Emily Shultz said the pandemic was her tipping point but issues have been building for years. PORTLAND, Ore. — All...

Staffing shortages are plaguing school districts. How did we get here?

The pandemic has played a role in the staffing shortage, but it's not the only reason for the shortage and teacher burnout. PORTLAND, Ore....

$1M in grants promoting women in STEM given to nonprofits

Eight nonprofits in Oregon and Washington received $125,000 each to support programs aimed at promoting women in science, technology, engineering and math fields. PORTLAND,...

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