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.
OPB | Oct. 11, 2013
We review some of the biggest state, national and international news stories of the week.
OPB | Oct. 03, 2013
The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."
OPB | Sept. 16, 2013
The new Common Core standards will raise academic expectations for standardized testing significantly.
OPB | April 11, 2013
Oregon lawmakers are considering whether public schools should be able to charge tuition to 'non-resident' transfers.
OPB | March 13, 2013
We'll talk to former bullies about what motivates domineering behavior, and how they overcame the urge to bully.
OPB | Feb. 26, 2013
A new bill would require parents who choose to opt out of immunizating their children to prove they understand the risks.
OPB | Feb. 05, 2013
Would you consider taking your kid out of school as a response to the trauma of bullying?
OPB | Jan. 24, 2013
State of the Re:Union host Al Letson is working with sixth and seventh graders this week to help them tell stories about their families.