Teachers, administrators, parents, and lawmakers across Oregon are singing the same song: classroom disruptions are at crisis levels.
Investigative reporter Cristin Severance has been investigating this problem for months.
It has all culminated into an hour-long brainstorming session between teachers, administrators, parents and lawmakers about what is going on and possible solutions.
Join the conversation about KGW's 'Classrooms in Crisis: Solutions' special.
KGW investigative reporter Cristin Severance TV news speaks with Nichole Watson, a fourth-grade teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary, and Sarah Norwood, principal at Willamina Elementary School.
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Nichole Watson appears at the 13:40 minute mark of the video and concludes her portion at 21:55 minutes.
This week's Storytime is about Sparky, the world's most famous fire dog with Ms. Watson's Fourth Grade Class! Gather your kids and press play!
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