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.
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.
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.
OPB |July 01, 2014 12:45 p.m.
TUESDAY: What are the consequences for Oregon schools that are not practicing state mandated safety drills?
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.
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.
OPB |May 13, 2014 12:25 p.m.
TUESDAY: Members of Lincoln's Constitution team discuss civics education in light of a new poll suggesting Oregon voters are woefully lacking knowledge in the subject.
OPB |May 07, 2014 12:35 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Our EarthFix team looked into the environmental impacts and other costs associated with teaching and learning in temporary spaces.
OPB |May 01, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: After being granted extra time to meet federal standards, a group of Oregon education professionals has drafted a new plan for how teachers are held accountable.
OPB |April 24, 2014 12:25 p.m.
THURSDAY: If Beaverton's school bond measure passes in May, the district will use some of the money to get a device into the hands of every one of its students.
OPB |April 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: A retired teacher and Portland School Board member cautions the district against focusing too heavily on the new Common Core Standards.
OPB |April 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Western Oregon University, Eastern Oregon University, Southern Oregon University, and the Oregon Institute of Technology are all pushing for independent governing boards.
OPB |April 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Portland residents are expected to pay a $35 per person arts tax by April 15.
OPB |March 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: We examine free speech issues raised by the ACLU after at least 20 public High School students were suspended for retweeting a rumor about a teacher.
OPB |March 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: Portland State University's full-time faculty voted overwhelming to approve a strike, which could begin in early April.
OPB |March 05, 2014 12:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Oregon has a few proposals on the table to make higher education affordable, but it's still unclear if any of them can make a dent in what students pay for college.
OPB |Feb. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: A new assessment for students entering kindergarten has some state leaders concerned about results, and some critics questioning the content and method of the test itself.
OPB |Feb. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: With a Portland Public School teacher strike averted, we'll get analysis of the deal and how it fits into other labor conflicts around the region and the country.
OPB |Feb. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: Oregon Treasurer Ted Wheeler is pushing a bill that he says will save the state billions on its public pension system over the next 20 years.
OPB |Feb. 14, 2014 12:40 p.m.
FRIDAY: We'll find out how people in Medford are handling the teacher strike, as it enters its second week.
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