School has been canceled for the week in Ferguson, Mo., as civil unrest continues. While the students are out of the classroom, teachers are helping to clean up the streets.
OPB | Aug. 17, 2014 6 p.m.
The University of Oregon's Board of Trustees is preparing to spend the next year looking for a new permanent president.
President, Photographer, Police Officer, Dad: What Kids In The Class Of 2025 Want To Be When They Grow Up
OPB | June 24, 2014 11:06 a.m.
Members of the Class of 2025 tell OPB what they want to be when they grow up.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 1:20 p.m.
The SAT is still king in Oregon, but the numbers of high schoolers taking its rival test, the ACT, are inching up. And that's pushing down average scores in the state, which aren't good enough for the majority of test-takers to be considered college-ready.
NPR | Aug. 20, 2014 11 a.m.
There's a link between how children draw at age 4 and how well they perform on intelligence tests at age 14, researchers say.
NPR | Aug. 20, 2014 8:52 a.m.
Two surveys claim to capture the public's view of the Common Core State Standards. But they tell very different stories.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 7:45 a.m.
Headlines for Wednesday, Aug. 20: Sen. Peter Courtney announces a plan to spend $200 million on seismic upgrades to schools, Native American tribes protest against the Bureau of Reclamation's decision to withhold water from the Trinity and Klamath rivers, and more.
NPR | Aug. 20, 2014 6:34 a.m.
A small percentage of college students commit most of the rapes on campus. Research suggests that the attitudes of male friends can either lead men to commit rape or stop them.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2014 9:22 a.m.
A former journalist is stepping in to direct Oregon's Early Learning Division, following the retirement of the new agency's first director.
OPB | Aug. 18, 2014 7:45 a.m.
Headlines for Monday, Aug. 18: Sen. Peter Courtney proposes increased funding to update Oregon school buildings, TriMet offers free MAX light rail rides, the University of Oregon Board of Trustees expect that it will take at least a year to find a new university president, and more.
NPR | Aug. 17, 2014 12:04 p.m.
The pressure placed on schools and educators by high-stakes tests can lead to unintended consequences.
NPR | Aug. 15, 2014 8:10 a.m.
The shooting of Michael Brown may raise questions for students, and teachers need to be prepared.
NPR | Aug. 15, 2014 6:44 a.m.
Hundreds of listeners and readers wrote in response to our story on giving kids trophies for participation. Here are a few of the highlights...