Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?
NPR |Jan. 31, 2015 11:16 a.m.
Their goal is to make the world a better place 15 years from now. And the U.S. State Department listened to their ideas. But that doesn't mean they are oblivious to Justin Bieber and Gossip Girl.
OPB |Jan. 30, 2015 4:13 p.m.
Oregon State University's president followed up the school's billion dollar fundraising campaign Friday, with ambitious plans for the future.
AP |Jan. 30, 2015 7:56 a.m.
An Oregon State University spokesman says he's received calls from national media about the 19-year-old woman accused of recording an adult film in the main campus library.
NPR |Jan. 30, 2015 7:07 a.m.
Drexel University is taking a hands-on approach to redeveloping one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods with a new center designed to serve not just students but mainly local residents.
OPB |Jan. 29, 2015 5:13 p.m.
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.
NPR |Jan. 29, 2015 3:34 p.m.
The Ivy League school is also introducing a mandatory four-year sexual violence prevention and education program for students. The steps are part of efforts to reform social life at the college.
NPR |Jan. 29, 2015 12:42 p.m.
A study shows that girls do better in math, science and reading than boys in just about every country. So boys clearly need help to success in school. But so do girls.
AP |Jan. 29, 2015 7:52 a.m.
The University of Oregon economics professor widely believed to have gotten them from the university archives, Bill Harbaugh, acknowledged that he had obtained them, and had given them back.
NPR |Jan. 29, 2015 6:07 a.m.
The across-the-board spending cuts made in 2013, known as the sequester, reduced defense and domestic budgets by hundreds of millions each. Republicans are expected to fiercely defend that plan.
OPB |Jan. 29, 2015 midnight
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.