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How Oregon Kids Are Learning Math

OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2015

TUESDAY: Rob Manning checked in with the class of 2025 to see how the second-graders — and their teachers and parents — are learning math under the new standards known as Common Core.

Changing Standardized Testing In Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2015

MONDAY: OPB education reporter Rob Manning fills us in on the recommendations from a group of educators that's been meeting privately for about a year.

U of O Education Expert Takes On China

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2015

THURSDAY: The University of Oregon education professor Yong Zhao's latest book, "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Dragon?" is a critique of the Chinese education system.

News Roundtable: May 16, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: May 16, 2014

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

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.

Should Students Be Reading Less Fiction?

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 18, 2013

There's a movement in schools across the country to emphasize non-ficiton, or "informational texts," in students' education.