High School http://nwpr.org en Oregon Teen Faces Charges In School Attack Plot http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-teen-faces-charges-school-attack-plot <p>An Oregon teenager will be in court Tuesday on charges that he was planning to set off bombs at his high school. The court appearance comes on the same day that students return to West Albany High School for the first time since police uncovered the alleged plot. Correspondent Chris Lehman reports.</p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 13:08:40 +0000 Chris Lehman 28219 at http://nwpr.org CPR Required For High Schools http://nwpr.org/post/cpr-required-high-schools <p></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 14:05:40 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 27224 at http://nwpr.org Springfield Basketball Star Scores National Honor http://nwpr.org/post/springfield-basketball-star-scores-national-honor <p>A senior at Oregon’s Springfield High has been named the Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, Rob Manning reports.</p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:13:25 +0000 Rob Manning 24689 at http://nwpr.org High School Athletics Helmet Proposal Stirs Debate http://nwpr.org/post/high-school-athletics-helmet-proposal-stirs-debate <p>RENTON -- A proposal to reduce concussions in high school football is creating a lively debate among some of the state&rsquo;s high school coaches. Monday, that proposal will be a big focus at a meeting of the Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association in Renton. Ruby de Luna has details on the plan, known as Amendment 6. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:12:46 +0000 Ruby de Luna 4696 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Grad Rates Improve, But 1 in 3 Still Fall Short http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-grad-rates-improve-1-3-still-fall-short <p>Oregon&#39;s high school graduation rates inched up slightly last year. But as Rob Manning reports, thousands of young people who endure four years of high school don&rsquo;t have a regular diploma to show for it.</p><p>67 percent of freshmen who entered high school in 2007, earned diplomas last spring, after four years in school. The other thirty-three percent are not all dropouts. Many of them got alternative diplomas, or GED&#39;s. But education experts say the goal should be to have as many students as possible earning the more rigorous, standard diploma.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:10:27 +0000 Rob Manning 2255 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Grad Rates Improve, But 1 in 3 Still Fall Short