OPB | March 19, 2015
"Testing 1-2-3," OPB's occasional series on standardized testing, examines questions raised about the amount of time new federally mandated Common Core tests take.
Last fall, a new school opened in Warm Springs. Now, tribal students can go to school on the reservation through eighth grade.
A surprising number of academically gifted, low-income students are not applying to the Ivy league universities and selective colleges they're sure to get into.
Oregon's largest school district has again lost a debate with its teachers' union over its high school schedule.
Testing is on the minds of public school students, teachers and parents as new standardized exams roll out this month. This first story in an occasional series called "Testing 1, 2, 3" takes a look at the youngest test takers — third graders.
The Opportunity Grant is for very low-income college students to spend at the Oregon college or university of their choice. But its reach is limited.
Oregon public school enrollment rose by a fraction of a percent, but a number of districts are seeing much faster growth than that.
The 2014 Oregon Teacher of the Year was hoping to pressure his school district employers at a school board meeting Tuesday night but the district canceled the meeting.
This multidisciplinary resource, produced by OPB, provides everything a middle school or high school teacher needs to begin using photographs to engage students in deeper understanding and learning of a range of subjects from history to biology.
A national report this week put Oregon last among states for its 2013 high school graduation rate. On paper, Oregon's 2014 graduation rate went up a few points. What's happening on the ground is often a good news, bad news story.
Oregon's graduation rates ticked up last year but they still show that nearly three in ten high school seniors fail to earn diplomas in four years.