Explore The Past With Time Team America

On OPB’s Time Team America, a group of adventure-seeking archaeologists have three days to uncover what they can at dig sites throughout the country. 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.


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

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

Schools Grapple With Linking Student Test Scores To Teacher Evaluations

The federal Department of Education wants states to use student scores from standardized tests to help evaluate teachers. What does that mean for educators in Oregon?

Technology | Education | Business | Nation

Can Schools Solve The Tech Industry's Pipeline Problem?

NPR | June 16, 2014 5:13 p.m.

It might be time to change the message on STEM.

Education | Nation

A 'Major Shift' In Oversight Of Special Education

NPR | June 24, 2014 4:14 p.m.

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has announced new procedures for how the department oversees state special education programs.

Books | Arts

From 'The Magic Tree House,' Kids Branch Out To Chapter Books

NPR | June 18, 2014 8:19 a.m.

The series uses simple language and fanciful adventures to introduce kids to literature, history and science. Author Mary Pope Osborne has visited some 1,800 schools, giving away her books to kids.

Technology | Education

iPads In Special Ed: What Does The Research Say?

NPR | June 13, 2014 10:36 a.m.

There's 8 million iPads in the classroom, but only a few thousand studies of their effectiveness.

Education | Science | Nation

How Trauma Affects The Brain Of A Learner

NPR | June 15, 2014 6:03 a.m.

Science may be able to help schools combat the adverse effects of poverty.


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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