The science is clear that teenagers need more than eight hours of sleep a night. The nation's pediatricians say school districts need to buck up and change schedules to let kids sleep later.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2014 10:45 p.m.
The district is already looking to overhaul neighborhood school boundaries and policies governing where students can transfer. And now, a painful chapter of district history is resurfacing.
NPR | Aug. 26, 2014 5:54 a.m.
There's a link between how children draw at age 4 and how well they perform on intelligence tests at age 14, researchers say.
NPR | Aug. 21, 2014 6:12 a.m.
Our informal survey of what's on those back-to-school shopping lists, and how much it costs to fill them.
OPB | Aug. 01, 2014 6 a.m.
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.
NPR | Aug. 05, 2014 8:54 a.m.
... And what the adults in their lives should do about it.
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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."
OPB | July 21, 2014 12:06 a.m.
Portland Public Schools has fallen short of its minority hiring goals in every staffing category.
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.
OPB | June 25, 2014 1:30 p.m.
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.