Talking (Very Frankly) About Sex On Campus

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UO Teaching Assistants Prepare For Strike

AP |Nov. 28, 2014 8:51 a.m.

Graduate teaching assistants at the University of Oregon say mediation this week failed to resolve their contract dispute with the school's administration, and they are preparing for a strike on Tuesday.

Pendleton Schools Consider New Fit With Round-Up

AP |Nov. 26, 2014 9:22 a.m.

Pendleton district considers beginning school before the annual Round-Up rodeo ends.

Portland Schools Superintendent Recommends Transfer Policy Changes

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 9:15 a.m.

The Portland schools superintendent Tuesday night recommended changes to school transfer policies to reflect the district's racial equity priorities.

In Pakistan, A Self-Styled Teacher Holds Class For 150 In A Cowshed

NPR |Nov. 25, 2014 4:26 p.m.

In a remote village, poor children are on the front line of an education battle. The village's only educated person aims to teach them — and shame teachers who are paid but don't show up for work.

Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not

NPR |Nov. 25, 2014 2:50 p.m.

Digital learning initiatives are spreading to schools across the country, but new research raises doubts about how well they work.

Daily Astorian: Seaside — Is Adolescent Sexuality Conference Right Fit?

Daily Astorian |Nov. 25, 2014 11:22 a.m.

The Seaside city attorney has asked the City Council to meet in a closed executive session Dec. 8 to discuss the city’s legal options involving the state-supported Adolescent Sexuality Conference that meets annually in Seaside.

Thought Bubbles And One-Liners From An Ohio Classroom

NPR |Nov. 25, 2014 7:13 a.m.

Art imitates life for Chris Pearce — English teacher by day, comic artist by night. Inspired by his students, the material practically writes itself.

Hot Lunch Is A Challenge For Some Rural Oregon Schools

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 midnight

In some rural schools, providing just one meal a day -- hot lunch -- is now impossible.

California College Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Tuition Hikes

NPR |Nov. 24, 2014 6:05 p.m.

The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.

Tools Of The Trade: The Presidential Physical Fitness Test

NPR |Nov. 24, 2014 12:22 p.m.

For many, the now-retired national fitness test evokes dread. A timed mile run, pull-ups, curl-ups, a shuttle run and the V-sit. All for a small blue patch.

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