OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2015
Parents with kids in Portland Public Schools are reacting to proposals aimed at balancing enrollment and increasing equity across the district.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 8, 2015
Portland Public Schools is in the process of redrawing the district's boundary lines, which could dramatically alter demographics at some schools.
OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2015
Over ten years ago, Portland Public Schools shut down nearly twenty schools due to low enrollment. Now enrollment is up, and PPS must find a way to avoid overcrowding.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 18, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll hear more about recommended changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools from the district, parents, and the committee that made the recommendations.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 14, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 12, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Concerned parents attended a school board meeting on Monday night to comment on proposed changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2014
TUESDAY: The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 26, 2014
TUESDAY: A petition started by a Wilson High School teacher calls for Portland Public Schools superintendent Carole Smith to give the money from her 28 percent raise to needy students.
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.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2013
MONDAY: Looming cuts to public pensions and an improving economy are prompting more Oregonians to retire.
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.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 25, 2013
OPB Reporter Rob Manning fills us in on potential changes to schools in NE Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2013
Portland Public School students are waging a campaign to boycott a state-mandated standardized test.
OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2012
On Wednesday, the Portland City Council will vote on whether to refer a new citywide $35 income tax to the November ballot.
OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2012
A group of passionate parents says closing the state's only all-girls public school would be a big mistake.
OPB | Broadcast: April 11, 2012
Portland Public Schools may cut funding for Outdoor School, a traditional part of the sixth grade science curriculum. What would this mean for you?
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 2, 2012
Researchers have taken a look into chronic absence in Oregon schools.
OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2010
What would proposed changes in the Portland Public School district mean for you?
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 24, 2009
Our special series on homelessness, No Place to Call Home, begins with an exploration of homeless families.