New Federal College Ratings Will Consider Aid, Total Cost, Employment

A framework for measuring opportunity --and outcomes.

The Fate Of The Administration's College Ratings

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 5:56 p.m.

Some say a vaunted attempt to improve the quality of colleges is dead on arrival. Let's find out why.

Troubled By Grand Jury Verdicts, Students Request More Time For Exams

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 4:50 p.m.

Students at several law schools say events in Ferguson and New York have left them too upset to study. Others are more concerned about how the extra study time will affect the grading curve.

Class of 2025: The Reading Range In 2nd Grade

OPB |Dec. 19, 2014 4:28 p.m.

Some second graders at Earl Boyles Elementary are reading. Some are struggling. Oregon officials say how kids read by 3rd grade has a big influence on whether they'll graduate - nine years later. OPB is following a group of second graders as part of our "Class of 2025" project.

Lake Oswego Review: Investigation Finds Hazing On Oregon Dance Team

Pamplin |Dec. 19, 2014 1:06 p.m.

Lake Oswego School District and Lakeridge High School administrators said Thursday they are taking "appropriate action” after an outside investigation found evidence of hazing involving the Pacer dance team.

The Administration's College Rating System: How It Looks On Campus

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 10:23 a.m.

The Education Department's unveiling today of a controversial ratings system has fueled a debate over what this kind of system can — or should — measure.

Education Dept. Issues Framework For New College Rating System

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 8:59 a.m.

The interim outline indicates that such factors as access, affordability and student outcomes will be key to the system first announced by President Obama in 2013.

Eugene Man Gets 5 Years For Child Pornography

AP |Dec. 19, 2014 8:09 a.m.

A man who taught for 16 years at a Eugene school and was president of the Sheldon Babe Ruth league was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.

Group Delivers Basket Of Coal To OSU Foundation

AP |Dec. 19, 2014 8:07 a.m.

A group that wants the Oregon State University Foundation to drop investments in the fossil fuel industry delivered a basket of coal Thursday to its office.

An Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion: 'Circle Up!'

NPR |Dec. 19, 2014 6:27 a.m.

Oakland's restorative justice program is at the forefront of efforts to rethink school discipline.

Quiz: Hiding That Standardized Test Behind a Cute Acronym

Marketplace |Dec. 19, 2014 3:44 a.m.

Getting grilled sounds better with a name like PAWS

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