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WA Governor Inslee Lays Out Plans For Roads, Schools, And Taxes

OPB |Dec. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.

Portland State University Poised To Vote on Armed Campus Police Force

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The university's governing board is scheduled to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would create an armed police force for the PSU campus.

West Salem High School Sex Abuse Case Reverberates

OPB |Dec. 04, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Statesman Journal has been reporting on the case of the girls basketball coach who plead guilty to charges of sexual abuse of two students, and following up on the fallout from the case.

University Of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellows On Strike

OPB |Dec. 03, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: After negotiations with the University of Oregon administration failed, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation went on strike Tuesday for the first time in its 38 year history.

Discussing Proposed Changes to PPS Transfer Policy

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear more about recommended changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools from the district, parents, and the committee that made the recommendations.

News Roundtable: November 14, 2014

OPB |Nov. 14, 2014 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Parents Object To New PPS Transfer Policy Proposal

OPB |Nov. 12, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Concerned parents attended a school board meeting on Monday night to comment on proposed changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools.

"Lowriders In Space" Is A Unique Graphic Novel For Kids

OPB |Nov. 04, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: "Lowriders In Space" follows the interstellar adventures of mechanic Lupe Impala and her sidekicks El Chavo Flapjack Octopus and Elirio Malaria.

Talking With Oregon's 2015 Teacher Of The Year

OPB |Nov. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

M86: The Scholarship Measure

OPB |Oct. 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against Measure 86, which would allow the state to borrow money to create a scholarship fund for Oregon students pursuing college or career training.

News Roundtable: September 12, 2014

OPB |Sept. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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

OPB |Sept. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

News Roundtable: September 5, 2014

OPB |Sept. 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Will Washington State Be Held In Contempt Over School Funding?

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll get an update about the legal battle over school funding in Washington state.

Teachers And Parents Question Superintendent's Raise

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A petition started by a Wilson High School teacher calls for Portland Public Schools superintendent Carole Smith to give the money from her 28 percent raise to needy students.

Rethinking Elite Higher Education

OPB |Aug. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland writer William Deresiewicz argues in his new book, "Excellent Sheep," that America's system of elite colleges is bad for students — and society.

Washington Initiative Campaigns Turn In Signatures

OPB |July 03, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Today is the deadline for initiative campaigns in Washington to turn in signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

Schools Fail To Comply With Safety Drill Law

OPB |July 01, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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

Class Of 2025 At Earl Boyles Elementary School

OPB |June 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with some of the first graders in the class of 2025, their parents, teachers, principal, and others in the audience.

Journalism Is Alive And Well At Grant High School

OPB |May 20, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Students who work on the monthly Grant Magazine say it's more like a job than a class, and that's what they love about it.

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