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Portland Youth Tackle Political Polarization With National Dialogue Project

OPB | Broadcast: March 23, 2017

Students from Catlin Gabel, Wilson and De La Salle North high schools in Portland launched a youth dialogue project designed to get young people from all over the country to talk — and listen — to each other.

News Roundtable | Principals Respond To Campus Hate Speech | Second Malheur Verdict

OPB | Broadcast: March 10, 2017

We take up some of the big stories in the news this week, then we hear from Oregon high school principals about recent hate speech on campus. We also hear about the verdict in the second trial of Malheur Refuge occupiers.

News Roundtable | Graduation Rates | Health Equity Act

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2017

The weekly news roundtable mulls this busy week of news. Also, we ask one high school principal why her graduation rates soar, while the rest of the state founders. And we look at a new state bill that would cover women's healthcare.

Talking Business | Grant High Students Go To Washington | All About Lichen

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2016

This hour on TOL: An update of regional business news; a conversation with the four Portland teens whose film was featured at the White House Student Film Festival; and lichen and why it matters.

Live From Woodburn High

OPB | Broadcast: March 9, 2016

Oregon has the fourth lowest graduation rate in the country, but Woodburn High has exceeded the state average by double digits for two years in a row.

High School Behind Bars

OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Dec. 4, 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Nov. 4, 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 | Broadcast: Sept. 10, 2013

The way Oregon school districts assess student performance is changing.

One More Verselandia!

OPB | Broadcast: July 5, 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: May 28, 2013

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

Verselandia!

OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2013

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

What Motivates Bullying?

OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: March 1, 2013

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