Lane Education District

Denise Silfee


Studies show that students of color—as well as white students—benefit from having instructors of color. Diversity among Oregon teachers has  increased over the decades, but there’s still a need for ethnically diverse faculty.

Denise Silfee

The pressures of assignments, puberty—plus juggling extracurriculars, and home life—can make it hard to be a kid in school. And even more so if you’re a student of color. Here’s why inclusive curriculums are essential for student learning environments.

Backpacks For Back To School Kicks Off

Aug 6, 2014
Amanda Butt

Wednesday, St. Vincent de Paul along with sponsoring partners met at Bi-Mart in Eugene to kick-off the “Backpacks for Back to School Drive.”

The “Backpacks for Back-to-School Drive” gives backpacks filled with basic school supplies to Lane County students for their first day of school. Ronnel Curry, executive director of the Springfield Education Foundation says new school supplies are vital to a child’s success.  

Last week (10-23-13) the Eugene 4J School Board formally announced its intention to withdraw from Lane Education Service District. KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert looks into what the regional service agency provides and why the largest school district in Lane County made the decision to pull out.