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Portland Teacher Recognized as PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014

Steve Beard, a science teacher at Thomas Edison High School in Portland, likes to use digital media to engage his students. Watch a video to learn more about Steve's approach in the classroom.

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In New Memoir, Maria Tells Us How She Got, How She Got To 'Sesame Street'

NPR | Aug. 24, 2015

Sonia Manzano has spent 44 years as one of the lucky residents of Sesame Street. In her memoir she describes how, during her own difficult childhood in the South Bronx, she sought comfort in TV.

Eastern Promise: Path To College Starts In Fifth Grade

OPB | June 18, 2015

To help students plan for the future, 46 grade schools in eastern Oregon are part of a program starting in fifth grade.

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Beaverton Parents Organize Against Proposed School Boundary Changes

OPB | May 12, 2016 6 p.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

A Beaverton parents group says there are data problems and policy shortcomings in the planned overhaul of high school boundaries. 

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From First Grade To Graduation

The state of Oregon set a goal to have all of the class of 2025 graduate high school. OPB is following a group of kindergartners as they start their educational journey toward high school. In 2014, those students started second grade. These are some of their stories.

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