Educators say the middle grades are a key time time to get kids jazzed about science, but many teachers say they lack the tools they need. In Chicago, a science museum is helping to fill the the gap.
OPB | April 03, 2014 6:30 a.m.
Though Portland's arts tax has been battered by lawsuits, city council revisions and confusion, practically since it passed, money from the tax has begun flowing into area schools.
NPR | March 27, 2014 3 p.m.
Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?
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 | 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 | Feb. 24, 2014 3:07 p.m.
The Portland Association of Teachers provided details of a tentative agreement on Monday.
OPB | Feb. 18, 2014 5:17 p.m.
UPDATED: Portland teachers and administrators have agreed on a tentative agreement, clearing the way for approval of a new contract for teachers.
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 2:14 p.m.
Advocates are pushing for the virtues of music education that can't be measured numerically.
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.