Oregon Democratic U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley visited the Homestead Child Detention Center in Florida this week. He’s calling for an end to the policy of placing asylum-seeking children in prison camps.
Oregon educators and tribes are excited about new state mandated curriculum as its being developed. It fulfills Senate Bill 13, which requires the state’s department of education to create course material that’s culturally inclusive and relevant to Oregon’s 9 federally recognized tribes.