Education and research

Education and research
State Treasurer wants to cut fees on college savings funds
High Five
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler wants to reduce investment fees in the state's college savings plans by more than $500,000 a year.
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Largest local bond proposed in Oregon
High Five
Monday, May 09, 2011
The largest local government bond ever proposed in Oregon faces Portland Pubic School district voters on May 17.
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Ron and Lynne Saxton's education passion
May 2011
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
0511_SaxtonWhen the governor needed help with education reform, he turned to a powerhouse husband and wife who've been a team since their college days.
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Bill aims to connect local farms with school lunches
High Five
Thursday, March 10, 2011
An Oregon bill seeks to subsidize schools to buy local food, benefiting the local economy and improving children's health.
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Higher ed costs double—or more
March 2011
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
0311_HigherEdDataburstThe state’s most expensive public university, University of Oregon (UO), raised tuition and fees for in-state undergrads more than 100% during the last 10 years, while the dominant science and engineering school, Oregon State University (OSU), raised them 80%.
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