Juneteenth Moment of Reflection

Juneteenth Moment of Reflection

Tomorrow is Juneteenth. HDESD will honor this day with a minute of silence and reflection at noon. This is time for reflection and recognition of the movement to advance social justice and unite against racism. We join a growing number of organizations—from large...
Student Voices on Distance Learning

Student Voices on Distance Learning

Introductory Information On May 12th, a group of over 100 people gathered to listen to the students of Oregon tell us how they feel and what they experience during distance learning for all. This group included students from 30 different school districts, educators...
We need to do more to communicate information about COVID-19

We need to do more to communicate information about COVID-19

About the Author Whitney Swander is the Director of Data and Evaluation for Better Together and an advocate for students and families in Central Oregon. She penned this guest post for the Bend Bulletin in April 2020. You can read the column on the Bulletin’s...