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.
OPB | July 28, 2014 2:06 p.m.
The site of last month's deadly school shooting in Troutdale is getting an overhaul.
NPR | July 28, 2014 11:05 a.m.
For Native students, getting ready for college can be thrilling, alienating, and downright infuriating.
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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.
OPB | July 11, 2014 5:08 p.m.
Oregon schools were supposed to increase minority representation in the teaching ranks by 10 percent. Instead, the proportion has barely changed since 2012.
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.
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.
NPR | July 07, 2014 7:01 a.m.
Lots of kids spend part of their vacation at summer school, but there is very little information about what works.
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.