David Holm, the P.E./math/wellness teacher at ACCESS Alternative School in Portland, Ore., helps student Gabriel Shepard with a math assignment. Undated 2013 photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Ore. test results called a disappointment

The results of Oregon's standardized tests tumbled this year, and were down markedly in high school writing. State leaders blamed the perfor…

Chief Umtuch Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (Douglas Key/KOIN 6 News)

Battle Ground students return to class

Six schools were shut down Wednesday following several written threats directed at Chief Umtuch Middle School. A 13-year-old student was lat…