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Legislation Aims To Help Dyslexic Kids

OPB | Broadcast: March 19, 2015

THURSDAY: An advocacy group is pushing for legislation that would require dyslexia screening for young children and more training for teachers on how to engage kids who are dyslexic. 

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 26, 2013

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us for a business news update.

Teaching English as a Second Language

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2012

A new report details how well Oregon is doing at teaching English as a second language to public school students.

New Approach to Online Learning

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2012

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

Guitar Zero

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 26, 2012

Psychology professor Gary Marcus went to great lengths to learn to play guitar — including joining a rock band of 11-year-olds at music camp. His book Guitar Zero explores the science of music and learning.

Report Cards For Special Education

OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2008

What's working -- and what isn't -- with Oregon's special education system?