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.
Politics | Business | Education | local | Nation | News | Election | Teachers | Economy | Election 2016OPB | Oct. 31, 2016 12:59 p.m. | Portland
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.
Education | News | Teachers | local | 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."
Education | Teachers | Environment | ParentsKCTS9/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.