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Meet The 5 New Inductees Of The National Teachers Hall Of Fame

NPR | July 25, 2017

Five teachers were inducted into the National Teacher Hall of Fame this year and NPR's Claudio Sanchez sat down with them to get their take on what it means to be a teacher.

Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp?

NPR | July 24, 2017

In a wired world, summer camp is one of the last phone-free zones. But campers, staff and especially parents don't always appreciate the message.

New Yorker Redesigns Her Life To Help Kids In Ghana

NPR | July 24, 2017

Pat Wilkins had a "high maintenance life" with expensive vacations and a BMW. Then she decided to diverge from that path.

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OMSI Likely Breaks Record For Largest Baking Soda And Vinegar Volcano

Pamplin Media Group | July 24, 2017 6:26 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry drew huge crowds for an attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest-ever baking soda and vinegar volcano.

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New Mega Library Proposed For East Multnomah County

Pamplin Media Group | July 23, 2017 8:40 a.m.

East Multnomah County will get a large, new, flagship library to rival the big downtown Portland Central Library if the recommendations in a recently-completed comprehensive strategic study come to pass.

Nation | Education

What Really Happened At That Robotics Competition You've Heard So Much About

NPR | July 22, 2017 9:28 a.m.

The controversy surrounding a highly-anticipated robotics competition for teens from around the globe overshadowed an otherwise upbeat event focused on kids, robots and changing the world.

Health | Education | World

Former Child Bride Is Pedaling Her Way To A Brighter Future

NPR | July 22, 2017 4 a.m.

After Jenipher Sanni was married at 14, she dropped out of school for a year. Today, she's a a global girl advocate for the U.N. Foundation.

Nation | Education

DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education

NPR | July 22, 2017 2:34 a.m.

More girls are taking the AP computer science exam, House Republicans rejected school choice expansions in Trump's initial budget request, and the education secretary spoke in Denver amid protests.

Education | Election

Betsy DeVos Speech Greeted By Protesters She Calls 'Defenders Of The Status Quo'

NPR | July 20, 2017 2:09 p.m.

DeVos has longstanding ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, which backs school choice policies coast to coast.

Nation | Education

Private Student Loans: The Rise And Fall (And Rise Again?)

NPR | July 20, 2017 2:21 a.m.

They're less common than they were a decade ago, but still the most expensive and riskiest way to pay for college.

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The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake

NPR | July 19, 2017 1:25 p.m.

Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among her fans are thousands of children who want to learn how to bake.

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10 Tips To Master Taking Photographs Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse

OPB | July 19, 2017 12:01 p.m. | Portland

On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.

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Student Sues UO After Reaching Settlement Over Suspension

The Register-Guard | July 19, 2017 8:44 a.m.

The University of Oregon is being sued in federal court by a man who was suspended from campus after UO officials concluded he had sexually assaulted a fellow student in his dorm room last year.


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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