5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014

NPR | Feb. 26, 2015

Lessons from a handful of the most viewed papers from the American Education Research Association last year.

Dissecting A Frog: A Middle School Rite Of Passage

NPR | Feb. 26, 2015

In science classrooms across the country, middle schoolers will take part in an iconic activity this year: frog dissection.

Preventing Suicide With A 'Contagion Of Strength'

NPR | Feb. 25, 2015

A suicide prevention program trains middle and high school students as peer mentors — shaping school culture and behavior around pillars of support.

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Education | News | Economy

UO Generates More Than A Billion Dollars In Economic Activity For The State

OPB | Feb. 25, 2015 3:39 p.m.

The University of Oregon's new economic impact report shows the school brings in big money and jobs for the state.

Education | News | local

3 Wilson High School Teachers Placed On Leave After 'Bullying' Incident

OPB | Feb. 25, 2015 12:11 p.m. | Portland

Three teachers at Portland's Wilson High School have been placed on paid leave, as administrators investigate what's been characterized as a "hazing" or "bullying" incident.

Education | Nation

The Great U.S. History Battle

NPR | Feb. 24, 2015 12:04 p.m.

The College Board redesigned the framework for its Advanced Placement U.S. history course, and many conservative lawmakers aren't happy about it.

Education | News

Northwest Students' Community College Graduation Rates Lag

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015 11:51 a.m.

High schoolers in Oregon and Washington who go on to four-year private colleges are more likely to graduate than similar students elsewhere.

Education | News | Health

University Of Oregon Vaccinating Thousands Of Students

AP | Feb. 24, 2015 7:40 a.m.

The University of Oregon has moved a vaccination clinic to Matthew Knight Arena as it steps up a fight against a blood stream infection that can cause a form of meningitis, called meningococcemia.

Education | News

Oregon's College Grants Help Only 1 In 5 Poor Students

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015 7:29 a.m.

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.

Education | Nation

How We Talk About Our Teachers

NPR | Feb. 23, 2015 11:57 a.m.

The words college students use to describe their professors say a lot about how men and women are judged differently.

Education | News

Free Community College? Here's How That Might Work In Oregon

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015 10:21 a.m.

President Obama's goal of "free community college" has spurred a debate over how to help more people afford higher education.

Education | Nation

If Your Teacher Likes You, You Might Get A Better Grade

NPR | Feb. 23, 2015 7:59 a.m.

Like likes like: New research supports the notion that teachers favor those who favor them.

Education | Nation

Imagining The Future: 'Howard Project' Students Look Forward

NPR | Feb. 22, 2015 9:36 a.m.

A high school teacher, a lawyer, a nurse, a minister: Four college seniors at Howard University in Washington, D.C., describe their career ambitions and how they feel as graduation grows closer.


Class Of 2025

OPB | May 22, 2014

Back to school time and our Class of 2025 students have moved on to second grade. Follow their progress.

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