NPR | Jan. 18, 2017
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for education secretary, faces her Senate confirmation hearing.
NPR | Jan. 17, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found the number of people over 60 with student loan debt has quadrupled in the past decade. Most loans were taken out on behalf of a child or grandchild.
Coos Bay World | Jan. 17, 2017
The Coos Bay School District ranks above the state average in students taking advantage of college opportunities.
Donald Trump's nominee for Education Secretary faces tough questions as her Senate confirmation hearings start today.
Margaret Spellings was Secretary of Education under George W. Bush. She says Donald Trump's ambivalence about the federal role in education raises interesting questions.
Almost 30 percent of Americans will experience chronic pain in their lifetime, and opioids used to reduce that pain have proved highly addictive for many. A study out of OHSU suggests a new way of treating chronic pain with marijuana.
OPB "Morning Edition" host Geoff Norcross talked to Angela Landy, an English teacher at David Douglas High School in East Portland, about what all this lost classroom time means.
High school graduation rates are improving, but an investigation into the numbers shows some of that is due to quick fixes. Policy experts respond with their suggestions for real progress.
The Pew Research Center says Hindus and Muslims who have migrated recently to the U.S. are especially well-educated — in stark contrast to the schooling levels of those populations worldwide.
A Colorado case is a test of what public schools must do in designing an individual education plan for children with disabilities.