Summer Program Helps Young Refugees Navigate Public School

For children from a different culture, navigating American schools can be a big learning curve. A summer program for Oregon's newest young residents helps them acclimate to public school.


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When Kids Start Playing To Win

... And what the adults in their lives should do about it.

Explore The Past With Time Team America

In addition to four new episodes this season, Time Team America has an interactive website full of resources for parents, teachers and anyone interested in learning more about archaeology and the sciences that support it.

Entertainment | Education

Brains At Play

NPR | Aug. 04, 2014 7:44 a.m.

Why do we humans like to play so much? Play sports, play tag, play the stock market, play Duck Duck Goose? We love it all. And we're not the only ones.

Education | News | Local

Oregon Daycare Providers Trying To Make The Grade

OPB | July 24, 2014 9:46 p.m.

More and more, education research says for students to succeed, they need a good foundation in their earliest years.

Entertainment | Education | Science | Nation

Learning To Read May Take Longer Than We Thought

NPR | July 26, 2014 6:08 a.m.

A Dartmouth study suggests that fifth-graders are still "learning to read," not just "reading to learn."

Education | Nation

Q&A: How Is The Native College Experience Different?

NPR | July 28, 2014 11:05 a.m.

For Native students, getting ready for college can be thrilling, alienating, and downright infuriating.

Education | Local | Parents | Teachers

President, Photographer, Police Officer, Dad: What Kids In The Class Of 2025 Want To Be When They Grow Up

OPB | June 24, 2014 11:06 a.m.

Members of the Class of 2025 tell OPB what they want to be when they grow up.


Featured: Class Of 2025

Oregon has set a goal to have all of the class of 2025 graduate high school. OPB is following a group of first graders from now until the year 2025. Learn more about the project, or comment here.


This project is part of American GraduateLet’s Make It Happen! — a public broadcasting initiative to address the drop out crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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