Marshmallow-launchers and Legos could be a part of the next generation's science, technology, engineering and math curricula.
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NPR | Aug. 26, 2014 8:55 a.m.
The tech giant launches new tools for teachers.
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. 20, 2014 8:52 a.m.
Two surveys claim to capture the public's view of the Common Core State Standards. But they tell very different stories.
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. 22, 2014 2:25 p.m.
Once a popular way to teach grammar, the practice of diagramming sentences has fallen out of favor.
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.
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 03, 2014 10:18 a.m.
This summer in Oregon, education leaders brought together teaching professors and school officials to focus on improving teacher training.