The University of Arkansas says charters produce a better return on investment. Let's take a closer look.
OPB | July 21, 2014 12:06 a.m.
Portland Public Schools has fallen short of its minority hiring goals in every staffing category.
OPB | July 11, 2014 5:08 p.m.
Oregon schools were supposed to increase minority representation in the teaching ranks by 10 percent. Instead, the proportion has barely changed since 2012.
OPB | July 11, 2014 4:08 p.m.
Oregon is looking to meet the demand for bilingual educators. One place to do that is in the state's dual-language programs.
OPB | July 03, 2014 10:18 a.m.
This summer in Oregon, education leaders brought together teaching professors and school officials to focus on improving teacher training.
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.
NPR | July 22, 2014 3:02 p.m.
Fifty percent off? That doesn't sound like such a good deal for sushi or a college degree. We ask some economists: Why not?
OPB | July 22, 2014 11:30 a.m.
You don’t have to be a comic book fanatic to get excited about the upcoming "Batkid Begins" movie.
NPR | July 21, 2014 1:47 p.m.
People who graduate from high school are healthier than people who drop out. To find out why, researchers looked at whether students who got into top charter schools were avoiding health risks.
NPR | July 21, 2014 7:07 a.m.
Programs like Hack the Hood try to help young people in Oakland, Calif., find a gateway into the high-tech industry — and out of "dead-end" jobs.
OPB | July 21, 2014 6:56 a.m.
Headlines for Monday, July 21: Former Gov. Vic Atiyeh died Sunday night in Portland, PPS fell short of its minority hiring goals in every staffing category, nearly 7,000 firefighters and personnel are in Washington and Oregon to battle some 20 wildfires and more.
NPR | July 21, 2014 6:52 a.m.
Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.
NPR | July 21, 2014 6:48 a.m.
Can year-round school spell the end of the "summer slide" for disadvantaged kids?
OPB | July 18, 2014 12:23 p.m.
A Portland robotics program is tackling the gender gap in the sciences by offering an exclusive program for young women, with the ultimate goal to attract more female students to the robotics field.
NPR | July 18, 2014 11:40 a.m.
An exhibit designer at the Boston Children's Museum says kids are 'natural scientists,' and she wants to create experiences that cater to that.
Pamplin Media Group | July 17, 2014 6:39 a.m.
Reed College's Board of Trustees has decided against selling off the college endowment's investments in fossil fuels, as requested by climate change activists in the campus group Fossil Free Reed.