Tagged: Child

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB |June 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Oregon Presents New Plan To Evaluate Teachers

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.

Girl Going To Mexico To Live With Felon Father Raises Questions

OPB |Feb. 25, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: A six-year-old American citizen is being sent to live with her father in Mexico who has a history of violence.

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB |Jan. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

Julia Child Rules

OPB |Oct. 21, 2013 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Karen Karbo, the author of the Kick Ass Women series, joins us to talk about the iconic yet unpretentious chef, author and cooking show star, Julia Child.

Child Trafficking Report

Aug. 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A new report commissioned by the Department of Justice shows how widespread child trafficking is in the Portland metro area.

Understanding PANDAS

May 29, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The mother of the Albany high school student arrested for allegedly plotting an assault on the school says he has a rare condition linked to strep.

Documentary Highlights International Adoption Delays

April 03, 2013 12:45 p.m.

We'll talk with the executive producer of "Stuck," a film that highlights the long wait for international adoptions. 

How To Curb Child Sex Trafficking

April 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Several bills working their way through the legislature right now seek to crack down on child sex trafficking in Oregon.

What Motivates Bullying?

March 13, 2013 12:40 p.m.

We'll talk to former bullies about what motivates domineering behavior, and how they overcame the urge to bully.

Environmental Update

March 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Residents of West Salem are concerned about a rare form of bone cancer that has sickened some children in the area.

Jake Dekker Talks About One Kid At A Time

Jan. 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this memoir, Jake Dekker tells the unlikely story of how he ended up adopting his son Danny from the foster care system in Washington. 

Andrew Solomon On Raising Children With Differences

Nov. 27, 2012 12:40 p.m.

Andrew Solomon's new book looks at parenting when the apple does fall far from the tree.

Learning In Preschool

Sept. 24, 2012 12:35 p.m.

New research out of Oregon State University finds that self-control in preschool is one of the most important indicators of whether a child will go on to college.

Eight Children Saved from Drowning at Hagg Lake

Sept. 17, 2012 12:50 p.m.

We'll speak with Evan Gibson, who helped rescue eight children from drowning over the weekend. 

Circumcision Decisions

Aug. 30, 2012 12:30 p.m.

A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics has reignited the debate over whether or not boys should be circumcised.

Terri Horman Civil Suit

Aug. 17, 2012 12:30 p.m.

Kyron Horman's mother is suing his stepmother in civil court over her son's 2010 disappearance.

Improving Oregon's Child Welfare System

Aug. 02, 2012 9:06 a.m.

A state audit prepared by Secretary of State Kate Brown's office recommends improvements to the child welfare system in Oregon.

Behind the NCAA's Penn State Decision

July 24, 2012 9:40 a.m.

Oregon State University President Ed Ray will be on to discuss the NCAA sanctions against Penn State as well as some issues affecting higher education here in Oregon.

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