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High School Behind Bars

OPB | Aug. 26, 2015

Three Lakes High School operates within the only correctional facility for girls in the state.

'Eastern Promise' Offers Pathway To College

OPB | June 18, 2015

A program in eastern Oregon offers high school students a chance to earn college credits, and educators in other parts of the state are attempting to replicate the program.

West Salem High School Sex Abuse Case Reverberates

OPB | Dec. 04, 2014

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.

High School Filmmaker Wins National Award

OPB | Nov. 11, 2014

TUESDAY: A Clackamas High School student took home the award for best music video at the 2014 All American High School Film Festival.

Journalism Is Alive And Well At Grant High School

OPB | May 20, 2014

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.

WA High Schooler Throws 194 Pitches In One Game

OPB | May 16, 2014

FRIDAY: Rochester High School's coach has come under fire for not pulling the young pitcher out of the 15-inning game earlier.

Winning Lincoln High School Constitution Team Talks Civics

OPB | May 13, 2014

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.

Portland Parents File Complaint About Lack Of Teaching Time

OPB | Nov. 04, 2013

MONDAY: Parents of Portland Public School students say the district's high school schedule violates state law by not providing enough hours of instruction.

Grading Oregon Students

OPB | Sept. 10, 2013

The way Oregon school districts assess student performance is changing.

One More Verselandia!

OPB | July 05, 2013

In this rebroadcast, the five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.

News Roundtable: May 31, 2013

OPB | May 31, 2013

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Albany Student Accused In High School Bomb Plot

OPB | May 28, 2013

A 17-year-old high school student arrested last week in Albany is due in court Tuesday afternoon.


OPB | May 08, 2013

The five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.

What Motivates Bullying?

OPB | March 13, 2013

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

Environmental Update

OPB | March 01, 2013

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

Students Protest Standardized Test

OPB | Feb. 11, 2013

Portland Public School students are waging a campaign to boycott a state-mandated standardized test.

Writing Myself

OPB | June 14, 2012

Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom's new documentary offers a window into a playwriting class at an alternative high school.

Learning With Less

OPB | June 13, 2012

Wednesday is the last day of school for kids in the Portland and Beaverton districts. We'll look back on how education fared during a tough economic year.

Woodburn Fire Aftermath

OPB | May 21, 2012

A four-alarm fire caused major damage to Woodburn High School. We'll find out how the community is reacting.

Youth Unemployment

OPB | April 19, 2012

The unemployment rate for people under 25 is even higher than the overall unemployment rate. And it's going up.