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Rethinking Elite Higher Education

OPB |Aug. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland writer William Deresiewicz argues in his new book, "Excellent Sheep," that America's system of elite colleges is bad for students — and society.

States Struggle To Make Higher Ed Affordable

OPB |March 05, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Oregon has a few proposals on the table to make higher education affordable, but it's still unclear if any of them can make a dent in what students pay for college.

PSU Labor Negotiations Heat Up

OPB |Feb. 03, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: Faculty and administration at Portland State University are in the midst of a protracted labor dispute that could culminate in a strike.

Nancy Golden Talks About How To Improve Education In Oregon

OPB |Oct. 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We talk with Nancy Golden, Oregon's new Chief Education Officer, following Rudy Crew's departure.

Ted Wheeler On His Opportunity Initiative And More

June 27, 2013 12:40 p.m.

Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is pushing his Oregon Opportunity Initiative in the state legislature. We'll hear about that, and his other legislative priorities. 

Diversity and Hiring in Collegiate Sports

May 20, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Oregon's state schools are under scrutiny for ignoring diversity and hiring laws.

Paying For College Without Going Into Debt

Dec. 03, 2012 12:06 p.m.

A group of Portland State University students is pushing a proposal that would allow students to enroll in college without going into debt.

New Approach to Online Learning

July 26, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The University of Washington is the latest school to try out a new approach to online learning that could reach thousands of new students.

Student Loan Debt

July 02, 2012 9:20 a.m.

How are you affected by student loan debt? 

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