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Is Portland Arts Funding Out Of The Woods?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 4, 2015

The recession hit the Portland art scene hard. How are arts organizations doing now?

Working to Overhaul 'No Child Left Behind'

OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2015

We check in with Education Week reporter Lauren Camera on Congress' current efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Washington Teachers Walk Out

OPB | Broadcast: May 6, 2015

Teachers across Washington have been going on one-day strikes to protest a lack of education funding.

Crowdfunding Oregon Businesses

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 22, 2015

THURSDAY: A new crowd-funding law will let anyone become an investor in an Oregon startup or expanding business.

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2014

TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

A Conversation With NPR's New President And CEO

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2014

TUESDAY: Jarl Mohn took on the job of president and CEO of NPR in July. We'll hear about his ideas for making the organization more sustainable, and more diverse.

DIY Economy: Crowdfunding Businesses

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2013

Crowdfunding is widely used as a means to support independent projects and products. Lately, some established businesses have been utilizing crowdfunding for things like expanding operations and even staying afloat.

Public Art Stirs Debate

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2013

The most recent sculpture installation on Portland's eastside has fueled the debate surrounding the selection and funding process of public art projects.

Environmental News Round-Up

OPB | Broadcast: May 28, 2013

We'll talk with David Steves and Ashley Ahearn, both of EarthFix, about some recent environmental headlines they've been following.

School Funding in the Courts

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2012

Washington's state Supreme Court ruled that the state is not meeting its constitutional requirements to fund education.

The Art of Hard Times

OPB | Broadcast: March 10, 2009

How are the arts responding to the recession?

The Public's Art

OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2008

What does public art mean to you?

The Price of Art

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2008

Can Oregon maintain a thriving arts scene without more public funding?