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'Open Schools' Made Noise In The 70s, Now They're Just Noisy

NPR | March 27, 2017

'Student-centered' education. 'Learning by doing.' What could go wrong?

Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook

NPR | March 25, 2017

Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.

This Week In Education: Supreme Court Rules On Special Ed; Senator Slams Vouchers

NPR | March 25, 2017

Plus a bill for 'Dreamers' and a former for-profit college lobbyist leaves the Education Department.

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Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers In School

NPR | March 23, 2017 1:11 p.m.

Growing Up In A Hungry Family Can Affect A Child's Learning Years Later

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Fewer Teachers, Larger Classes: Oregon Schools Itemize Budget Cuts

OPB | March 23, 2017 11:38 a.m. | Portland

School districts across Oregon are warning of potentially deep budget cuts, if legislators don’t find additional money for public schools.

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School Suspensions Have Plunged: We Don't Yet Know If That's Good News

NPR | March 23, 2017 3 a.m.

A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.

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The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education Student

NPR | March 22, 2017 3:41 p.m.

In a case involving a Colorado school district, the high court finds that schools must ensure students make more than minimal progress.

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Small Oregon Schools Seek State Funding To Address Seismic Concerns

Daily Astorian | March 22, 2017 2:40 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The tiny Alsea school district is asking state lawmakers to approve funding for a seismic needs assessment in small school districts that were excluded from a statewide seismic survey in 2007.

Entertainment | Nation | Education | Science

You Probably Believe Some Learning Myths: Take Our Quiz To Find Out

NPR | March 22, 2017 3:34 a.m.

A new survey shows widespread misconceptions and unfounded confidence about learning.

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2 Vancouver-Area Schools Test High For Radon

OPB | March 21, 2017 3:17 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Classrooms in Washington’s fifth largest school district are undergoing tests for radon. Evergreen Public Schools recently announced above average levels in two facilities in the Vancouver area.

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Professor Sues University Of Oregon Over Pay Discrimination

The Register-Guard | March 21, 2017 2:03 p.m.

The University of Oregon is being sued by a longtime psychology professor who alleges that she’s being paid substantially less than several less-experienced male colleagues.

Election | Education

Amid Charges By Former Law Student On Gender Equality, Former Clerks Defend Gorsuch

NPR | March 21, 2017 11:31 a.m.

A student who took an ethics course under Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at the University of Colorado Law School in 2016 made the allegation in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Nation | Education

Boston Students Get A Glimpse Of A Whole New World, With Different Maps

NPR | March 21, 2017 9:23 a.m.

In a bid to "decolonize the curriculum," Boston Public Schools has swapped into some classrooms the Peters projection — a map meant to more accurately portray continent sizes.

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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