In the decades following World War II, many American families had a lot of help paying for a college education. But in the 1970s, inflation spiked and public policies began to change.
NPR | March 04, 2014 11:16 a.m.
Teachers and parents are wondering how early is too early to focus on academics in school. This week's parenting panel looks how the classroom is changing for young children.
OPB | March 13, 2014 3:57 p.m.
Oregon education officials ruled Thursday that the high school schedule at Portland Public Schools doesn't meet minimum rules for class time.
NPR | March 05, 2014 4:43 p.m.
Scores will return to 1,600, and there'll be no penalties if you answer something incorrectly. They are the first revisions to the college entrance exam since 2005.
NPR | Feb. 23, 2014 9:11 a.m.
Some companies are trying to fill a void in public education by teaching kids programming basics.
NPR | Feb. 18, 2014 2:26 p.m.
A new study shows that high school grades are a better predictor of how students will do in college.
OPB | Feb. 12, 2014 3:01 p.m.
Higher-than-expected property tax and other revenue should bring nearly $100 million more than predicted to Oregon schools.
OPB | Feb. 06, 2014 5 a.m.
Oregon's graduation rates nudged up ever-so-slightly last year, according to the latest numbers released Thursday by state education officials.
OPB | Feb. 04, 2014 2:16 p.m.
Oregon's effort to overhaul early learning is beginning to hit the local level. A new report was delivered to legislators on Tuesday.
NWNews | Feb. 03, 2014 4:05 p.m.
A school district in Sweet Home, Ore., is considering whether to pull a book by Northwest author Sherman Alexie from junior high classrooms.