OPB | Aug. 26, 2016
An Oregon woman shares the story of her tormented path through the state's child welfare system.
OPB | Aug. 25, 2016
Discussions between Portland Public Schools and the Oregon Health Authority reverse the school district's earlier warning to avoid produce from gardens on school property.
The university alerted incoming students in a welcome letter that they will not be shielded from ideas or materials they may find harmful, but it's not barring individual professors from doing so.
Talking about sex is awkward, but it can be especially difficult for instructors of deaf students. They're trying to turn that cringe-worthy conversation into something more comfortable.
Deborah Phillips at Georgetown University has spent more than a decade studying preschool programs in Oklahoma. Her latest research found strong gains in some areas, but slow progress in others.
The district drew criticism from some parents after a March directive limited drivers to radio stations that played pop, country and jazz. The district banned talk radio, religious stations and rap music, the latter of which led to allegations of racism.
Health | News | local | Education | Lead In The WaterStatesman Journal | Aug. 25, 2016 8:54 a.m.
The district found lead in at least one tap in five additional schools over the past week, bringing the total to 13 of 25 schools where testing has been completed.
Second-grade teacher Brandy Young announced the policy to parents this month. Her stance is one being taken by more and more educators.
Thirty-two percent of Oregon ACT-takers showed they were ready for college across all four subjects, slightly better than the previous graduating class.
The 3-1 decision by the National Labor Relations Board reverses a 2004 ruling and opens the door to union drives at private universities across the country.
The change in policy, following a high-profile sexual assault, was swiftly criticized by those who believe it focuses on the wrong issue.