Yearly Archives: 2001

November 8, 2001

Romanians Visit Agency Noted for Work with Kids: The Social Workers Learn Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Children

by the Register-Guard Staff Four Romanians sit at a one-way window watching three Eugene preschoolers at play. The youngsters paint, chatter amiably, eat snacks and clean up after themselves. What’s remarkable here, explains foster care caseworker Kin Bronz, is what’s missing. When these children came to the program last year, they were unmanageable, incapable of […]

September 28, 2001

Student Survey Tracks Latinos School Issues: The Project Identifies Factors that Work Against Latino Kids Graduating from School

by Jeff Wright of The Register-Guard A new survey that says parents and schools can better address a worrisome Latino high school dropout rate was conducted by researchers who should have some insight into the problem – Latino students themselves. The Latino Youth Project Survey, nearly three years in the making, identifies a range of […]

July 15, 2001

Census and Sensibility

by Diane Dietz of The Register Guard New census figures shed some light on why Eugene is, well, so Eugene. They help explain why every July for three decades the town’s otherwise responsible citizenry – executives, probation officers, ex-state lawmakers – cast off their suits, ties, pumps and hose for a weekend of revelry at […]

April 9, 2001

Strong Teaching Staff Key to School

by The Register-Guard Staff Name: Clear Lake Elementary School Grades: Kindergarten through 5 Address: 4646 Barger Drive School District: Bethel Area served: Generally, the area north of Barger Drive, east of Terry Street, near WinCo and around Belt Line Road. Principal: Betsy Fernandez How long on the job: She’s in her third year. Before that, […]

April 7, 2001

Criminals and Their Kids

by The Register-Guard Staff A state panel would be created to recommend to the 2003 Legislature ways to help children bond with incarcerated parents under a bill unanimously approved by a House Judiciary subcommittee. The bill sent to the full committee on Thursday, House Bill 3037, involves the estimated 13,500 Oregon children who have a […]