Portland State University announced the largest research grant in the school's history Wednesday.
OPB |Oct. 24, 2014 4:55 p.m.
Oregon's Board of Education discussed how high the bar should be set to pass new standardized exams: high to reflect college readiness or lower to avoid political "pushback."
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 8:53 a.m.
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help us better understand and retain information.
NPR |Oct. 23, 2014 1:51 p.m.
An independent investigation found that the school's Afro and Afro-American Studies Department used the "paper classes" to inflate grades for more than 3,000 students, nearly half of them athletes.
OPB |Oct. 23, 2014 6:45 a.m.
A University of Oregon task force on sexual violence put forward 23 recommendations at a university senate meeting Wednesday.
NPR |Oct. 22, 2014 3:28 p.m.
Before the smartphone, the laptop and the pocket calculator, there was a powerful mechanical computer. Our new series, Tools of the Trade, begins with a look at the slide rule.
OPB |Oct. 22, 2014 10:59 a.m.
Only a month into the school year, the University of Oregon is making further strides to stop sexual assault and harassment on campus in a new campaign that targets bystanders.
NPR |Oct. 21, 2014 6:20 a.m.
Do big-city chiefs like John Deasy, recently ousted from LA Unified, get enough time to make a difference?
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.