OPB | June 24, 2015
Beverly Summerhill recently retired after a long career as a school bus driver for the Ridgefield School District in Washington.
OPB | June 03, 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 | May 12, 2015
On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.
OPB | May 06, 2015
Teachers across Washington have been going on one-day strikes to protest a lack of education funding.
OPB | April 29, 2015
The Portland Public School Board voted Tuesday to approve a new basketball schedule which would give equal billing to girls and boys teams.
OPB | April 09, 2015
A bill in the Oregon legislature would require school districts and the state Department of Education to report confirmed acts of harassment, intimidation or bullying, including cyberbullying.
OPB | April 02, 2015
OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us to fill us in on this week's activities in the capitol.
OPB | March 31, 2015
TUESDAY: Rob Manning checked in with the class of 2025 to see how the second-graders — and their teachers and parents — are learning math under the new standards known as Common Core.
OPB | March 24, 2015
A bill that would temporarily prohibit standardized test results from being used to evaluate schools passed the Oregon House last week and now moves to the Senate.
OPB | Jan. 19, 2015
MONDAY: In the last few weeks, Don't Shoot Portland shut down a Portland Public School meeting and a town hall held by Senator Ron Wyden.
OPB | Jan. 15, 2015
THURSDAY: Portland Public Schools is beginning the process of redrawing the boundaries for neighborhood schools, and restricting transfers between schools.
OPB | 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 | Sept. 10, 2014
WEDNESDAY: School test scores are out today for the 2013-2014 school year. We'll talk about the results and what educators are anticipating next year with the Common Core changes.
OPB | April 24, 2014
THURSDAY: If Beaverton's school bond measure passes in May, the district will use some of the money to get a device into the hands of every one of its students.
OPB | April 16, 2014
WEDNESDAY: A retired teacher and Portland School Board member cautions the district against focusing too heavily on the new Common Core Standards.
OPB | Feb. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: With a Portland Public School teacher strike averted, we'll get analysis of the deal and how it fits into other labor conflicts around the region and the country.
OPB | Feb. 13, 2014
THURSDAY: The latest economic forecast shows more money for Portland schools, but not the overall funding boost lawmakers were hoping for.
OPB | Jan. 21, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll talk with OPB education reporter Rob Manning to get the latest on the protracted labor dispute between teachers and the district.
OPB | Oct. 16, 2013
We'll talk with members of the African-American community in Portland about the challenges they face related to raising their children — particularly their sons.