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Portland ITT Tech Student Suing To Get Loans Forgiven

OPB | July 20, 2017

Portland ITT Tech student Niesha Wright brought a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in response to a rollback on regulations aimed at debt relief for some students of for-profit colleges.

Oregon Public Schools Data And Changes To Portland Boundaries

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2015

We talk to OPB education reporter Rob Manning about the report cards for Oregon schools and the changes the Portland district is planning for its boundary lines.

High School Behind Bars

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 26, 2015

Three Lakes High School operates within the only correctional facility for girls in the state.

Investigative Reporter Turns Critical Eye To Oregon's For-Profit Colleges

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 25, 2015

Portland Tribune reporter Peter Korn looks into aggressive recruitment of low-income students and other questionable practices at for-profit colleges.

Rosa Parks Elementary Enters Year 2 Of Year-Round Pilot Program

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2015

Administrators hope that a year-round calendar will boost students' academic performance by keeping them engaged throughout the year.

Central Oregon School Opening With Five Students

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2015

The school in Brothers, Oregon, will reopen after a decade with one teacher and at least five students ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade.

Should Computer Coding Be Offered As A Foreign Language?

OPB | Broadcast: March 30, 2015

TUESDAY: A bill in the Oregon Legislature would allow computer coding classes to be counted towards foreign language requirements for public school students.

Talking With Oregon's 2015 Teacher Of The Year

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 2014

TUESDAY: Michael Lindblad, from the Gresham-Barlow School District, was named Oregon's 2015 Teacher of the Year.

Oregon Test Scores "Hold Steady" But Big Common Core Changes Loom

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY: School test scores are out today for the 2013-2014 school year. We'll talk about the results and what educators are anticipating next year with the Common Core changes.

Schools Fail To Comply With Safety Drill Law

OPB | Broadcast: July 1, 2014

TUESDAY: What are the consequences for Oregon schools that are not practicing state mandated safety drills?

Oregon Tech Education

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2013

MONDAY: A recent survey of Oregon technology industry executives indicates a growing concern over the quality of tech education at the state's universities.

Professor Yong Zhao On How To Educate Globally Competitive Students

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2013

We'll talk with University of Oregon education professor, Yong Zhao, about how schools could be educating students to be creative and innovative thinkers.