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.
Oregon launched its statewide chronic absenteeism plan last December. Ten months later, the problem is worse.
Legisladores de Oregón prometieron que para el 2025 tendrían un porcentaje de graduación de la secundaria del 100%. OPB está dando seguimiento a un grupo de estudiantes que pertenecen a la clase que se graduará ese año, desde que iniciaron su vida escolar hasta su graduación de la escuela secundaria. La clase del 2025 recién comienza el quinto grado de primaria. Estas son algunas de sus historias.
According to school and district report cards released Thursday, Oregon high schools are mostly hanging on to strong progress in getting freshmen started toward graduation.
Protesters and teachers met U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on her visit to McMinnville High School Wednesday.
The ACCESS Academy alternative program for highly Talented And Gifted students has been searching for a permanent home. Superintendent Guerrero would close it.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plans to visit McMinnville High School on Wednesday, according to the school district.
What should schools do when a politically charged issue like immigration scares students?
Finding a place for the ACCESS Academy program is one of the challenges as Portland Public Schools looks to shift programs in North and Northeast Portland.
Is your mind more like a muscle that you can build? Or a machine that can only do certain things well? A new focus on mindsets is changing classrooms.
local | News | Education | Siga A Los Estudiantes De Clase Del 2025 Desde Pre-escolar A Su Graduación EscolarOPB | Sept. 26, 2017 2:20 p.m.
En este episodio del podcast de OPB, "Clase del 2025", los periodistas Roxy De La Torre y Rob Manning visitan a Shelby en su escuela y en su hogar — y aprenden cómo dificultades como la dislexia afectan la educación de un niño.
Two schools. One building. What's going on?
Portland Police are investigating a fight that broke out Friday night near a MAX station after a high school football game between longtime rivals Grant and Jefferson high schools.
How should schools teach kids who are way ahead of the pack, like Class of 2025 students Anna and Johnathan?
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is the latest area leader to call on the state’s largest school district to let a small charter school stay where it is.
States have increased their focus in recent years on disorders that can interfere with academic success, like dyslexia. Meet "Class of 2025" student Shelby as she tries to become a better reader.
Oregon education officials have warned Beaverton that if the allegations are true, the treatment of male and female athletes could violate state law.
local | News | Education | Siga A Los Estudiantes De Clase Del 2025 Desde Pre-escolar A Su Graduación EscolarOPB | Sept. 14, 2017 3:35 p.m.
Ashley es como decenas de miles de niños en Oregon que vienen de familias en las que sus padres hablan otros idiomas, que no es el inglés.
Standardized test scores showed little change from the last two years. But how the scores will be used is changing.