Posts Tagged ‘Oregon School for the Blind’

Advocates concerned as Oregon School for the Blind nears end

© The Associated Press, Salem, Oregon — The Oregon School for the Blind will close its doors in less than a week. The decision to shut the school means 28 students are trying to adjust to life elsewhere. Advocates for the students are worried the services they receive at other schools won’t compare to what School for the Blind offered…. READ STORY

School For The Blind Supporters Trying New Legal Tactic

By Rob Manning © OPB News, Portland, Oregon — Attorney Tyler Smith is already suing to ensure suitable services for students who used to attend the School for the Blind. Now, Smith is also suing the state of Oregon over the property itself. Smith argues that the state doesn’t own one-fifth of the property, and can’t sell it…. READ STORY