Reporter and Producer
Rob Manning is a reporter and producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting. He covers education and local government.
Rob has been at OPB since 2002. He contributed to the 2009 Peabody Award winning “Hard Times” project and has earned multiple honors for the long-term education reporting effort, “Class of 2025.”
Rob is part of National Public Radio’s education reporting partnership with member stations. In that capacity, Rob contributed stories in 2015 and 2016, on NPR projects related to graduation rates and school funding.
School districts across Oregon are warning of potentially deep budget cuts, if legislators don’t find additional money for public schools.
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The Washington Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Port of Vancouver and Tesoro-Savage, and against environmental groups.
At least seven Oregon school districts are working to keep their Native American mascots by getting the support of local tribes.
The Oregon School Boards Association published poll results showing potential support for another corporate tax hike.
Tom Koehler announced his decision to leave after one term in a statement Monday.
Pam Knowles has decided to leave office after her second term, adding to the turnover in Oregon's largest school district.
The family's brief statement did not detail what medical issue the 50-year-old is facing. The family has requested privacy.
The Portland school board announced Donyall Dickey, an Atlanta schools executive, as its preferred choice Friday to be the district's next superintendent.
Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, and Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader, join the pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Analysts of education law in Oregon suggest federal changes to transgender policy are unlikely to change guidelines here.
At least 200 people marched through downtown Portland on Thursday evening to protest the police shooting of a black teenager last week.
Schools from Portland to Salem, Clackamas County to Hillsboro are noticing the same thing: many students stayed home on 'Day Without Immigrants.'
“I just saw a tweet from the president,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said. “He said ‘see you in court.’ Well, Mr. President, we just saw you in court and we beat you."
Oregon’s achievement gap between white students and children of color shows up in kindergarten, according to scores out today Thursday. But some of those gaps change over time.
An email from Portland Public Schools said a stakeholder advisory committee will give its advice to a consultant as a way to keep candidates' identities private.