A couple hundred people gathered in downtown Portland Friday to protest the nomination of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Education Secretary.
Pacific Ocean | Family | Education | NW Life | local | Science | News | Animals | Teachers | Nation | HealthOPB | Dec. 26, 2016 midnight | Portland
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new kind of tracking device to gather information on whale behavior.
The underlying problem seems obvious: kids don't learn if they're not coming to school. A new “Chronic Absenteeism Report” responds to a law Oregon passed earlier this year.
Measure 98 would dedicate $147 million a year to high school programs. It would draw money from Oregon's general fund. Backers say there's plenty of money to do it, but others aren't so sure.
There’s a big gap between how good Americans think their child care is and what experts think. Only 13 percent of Oregon’s child care programs even participate in a rating system.
Racist messages to and from Oregon City High School students led to a planned walkout Thursday. School officials turned it into a private meeting.
Teachers | local | Education | News | NW Life | Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To GraduationOPB | Oct. 17, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland
Learn about Oregon's changing approach to dyslexia through one of the students in OPB's "Class of 2025."
Environment | Education | Parents | TeachersKCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Seattle
The nation’s first forest kindergarten opened on an island in Puget Sound. A new program is testing whether the outdoor school idea could make early childhood education more accessible and affordable.
A work group report out Wednesday finds Smarter Balanced is a "valid" exam, but needs support, if students are to reach achievement goals.