From homeless parent to Ph.D., Margaret Martin has always believed in the power of music. She founded Harmony Project, which puts instruments into the hands of kids from L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods.
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One in five newly hired teachers has skipped university preparation for teaching. Indiana is the latest state to make entering the classroom easier.
The Portland school board could soon redefine how much choice parents have in where their children attend school.
OPB | Sept. 10, 2014 12:15 a.m.
Test results show Oregon students did roughly the same last year as they did the year before. But one consistent trend, statewide, is a persistent achievement gap between white and minority students.
OPB | Sept. 02, 2014 12:34 p.m.
Thousands of Oregon schoolchildren returned to school Tuesday. Administrators are touting the bigger education budgets awaiting students.
OPB | Sept. 01, 2014 9:58 p.m.
While students head back to school across Oregon Tuesday, a few hundred children in North Portland have been back for six weeks.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2014 3:15 p.m.
Marshmallow-launchers and Legos could be a part of the next generation's science, technology, engineering and math curricula.
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