Tagged: Schools

Beaverton Schools Want iPads For All Students

OPB | April 24, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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.

Portland School Board Member Questions Common Core

OPB | April 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A retired teacher and Portland School Board member cautions the district against focusing too heavily on the new Common Core Standards.

Putting The PPS Dispute In Context

OPB | Feb. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

Exploring The Revenue Forecast And The State Budget

OPB | Feb. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: The latest economic forecast shows more money for Portland schools, but not the overall funding boost lawmakers were hoping for.

How Close Are Portland Public School Teachers To Agreement...Or A Strike?

OPB | Jan. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with OPB education reporter Rob Manning to get the latest on the protracted labor dispute between teachers and the district.

African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

OPB | Oct. 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.

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.

News Roundtable: October 11, 2013

OPB | Oct. 11, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest state, national and international news stories of the week.

Special Session Wraps Up

OPB | Oct. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Oregon Legislature's three day special session came to a close Wednesday with the passage of the "grand bargain."

Understanding the Common Core

OPB | Sept. 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The new Common Core standards will raise academic expectations for standardized testing significantly.

Should Public Schools Be Allowed to Charge Tuition?

April 11, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers are considering whether public schools should be able to charge tuition to 'non-resident' transfers.

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