Do big-city chiefs like John Deasy, recently ousted from LA Unified, get enough time to make a difference?
OPB | Oct. 14, 2014 5:27 p.m.
The state plans to use the Smarter Balanced exams to answer high-stakes questions like "will this student get a diploma?" and "is this school improving?" Teacher evaluations and college placements are possibilities, too.
OPB | Oct. 13, 2014 4:54 p.m.
Beaverton cut middle school suspensions by more than one-third, last school year. But Beaverton's Hispanic students receiving special education are far more likely to be suspended than other students.
AP |Oct. 20, 2014 7:10 a.m.
Voters in Oregon are being asked this November to allow state judges to teach for pay at public colleges or serve in the National Guard.
NPR |Oct. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.
Our new series looks at what teachers do when they're not teaching. Artist? Carpenter? Quidditch player? What's your secret life?
NPR |Oct. 17, 2014 7:12 a.m.
John Deasy's resignation, announced by LA Schools board on Thursday, comes after high-profile tussles with the teacher's union and a troubled initiative to get an iPad in every student's hand.
OPB |Oct. 17, 2014 6:45 a.m.
Hal Salwasser was the former Dean of Oregon State's College of Forestry. OSU officials praised Salwasser for helping transition forestry programs from a logging focus to include more environmental concerns.
NPR |Oct. 16, 2014 7:32 a.m.
A group of 28 law professors have written an open letter criticizing the university's new sexual assault policy, citing due process concerns and saying it gives victims more rights than the accused.
OPB |Oct. 15, 2014 5 p.m.
Portland Public Schools has drawn the ire of Oregon's top education official, because of how it has filled out a legal agreement with the state.
NPR |Oct. 15, 2014 12:23 p.m.
Although important strides have been made, a children's rights expert says the world has a long way to go before Malala Yousafzai's vision of meaningful education for all is realized.
NPR |Oct. 15, 2014 10:25 a.m.
General Assembly, an alternative education program, announces a new set of credentials for software-related jobs.
NPR |Oct. 14, 2014 12:22 p.m.
How better ratings can help students make better decisions.
NPR |Oct. 14, 2014 10:18 a.m.
The price of new textbooks has gone through the roof. But what students spend on books has barely budged.