Class Of 2025
Oregon aims to have all of the class of 2025 graduate high school. Those kids are in first grade and OPB is following them.
OPB's Rob Manning is tracking the children of the class of 2025. He is following first graders at Earl Boyles Elementary in a series of stories.
These reports are part of American Graduate — Let's Make It Happen! — a public broadcasting initiative to address the drop out crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
OPB's Rob Manning talks with Austin about Wacky Wedneday, one of his favorite books.
OPB | Jan. 24, 2014 5:58 a.m.
Language has long been a focus for teaching students who don't use English at home. But recent research shows students who live in poverty are starting behind middle class students.
OPB | Jan. 22, 2014 9:18 p.m.
Reading, math, science — they're all priorities for today's public schools. But there's something more basic that young students have to master first.
OPB | Dec. 11, 2013 midnight
Meet the first graders who we're following in the Class of 2025.
OPB | Dec. 11, 2013 9:59 p.m.
Every school year brings some new faces and some old friends move away. As part of our Class of 2025 project we're looking at how changing schools affects students.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2013 6 a.m.
Principals are responsible for a lot. They supervise teachers and evaluate instruction. They're responsible for following improvement plans and enacting reforms. And they have many other little jobs.
OPB | Sept. 11, 2013 9:30 p.m.
The David Douglas School District cut four days off the beginning of the school year -- not because of budget cuts or problems with the buildings -- but to train teachers.
OPB | June 05, 2013 6 a.m.
Teachers struggle with helping their kindergarteners learn to write. It's sometimes a battle between creativity and standards.
OPB | April 22, 2013 6 a.m.
Earlier this year, we checked in one class of kids to see how their language skills are developing at Earl Boyles Elementary. This morning, Rob Manning looks at math.
OPB | Jan. 03, 2013 midnight
Oregon aims to graduate 100-percent of public school students in the Class of 2025. That may sound like a long time from now. But kids in that Class of 2025 are almost halfway through kindergarten.
Sept. 05, 2012 7:57 a.m.
On the first day of school in many Oregon districts Wednesday, Governor John Kitzhaber restated his goal of having all of this year’s kindergartners graduate from high school.