OPB | 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.
OPB | Dec. 03, 2014
WEDNESDAY: After negotiations with the University of Oregon administration failed, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation went on strike Tuesday for the first time in its 38 year history.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2014
TUESDAY: Michael Lindblad, from the Gresham-Barlow School District, was named Oregon's 2015 Teacher of the Year.
OPB | Sept. 02, 2014
TUESDAY: The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.
OPB | 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 | May 07, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Our EarthFix team looked into the environmental impacts and other costs associated with teaching and learning in temporary spaces.
OPB | May 01, 2014
THURSDAY: After being granted extra time to meet federal standards, a group of Oregon education professionals has drafted a new plan for how teachers are held accountable.
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. 21, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
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. 14, 2014
FRIDAY: We'll find out how people in Medford are handling the teacher strike, as it enters its second week.
OPB | Feb. 06, 2014
THURSDAY: Portland teachers vote whether or not to approve a strike Wednesday night, while Medford schools could see a teacher strike Thursday.
OPB | Dec. 16, 2013
MONDAY: Looming cuts to public pensions and an improving economy are prompting more Oregonians to retire.
OPB | Nov. 19, 2013
TUESDAY: In Medford, teachers and administrators have reached an impasse, while negotiations drag on in Portland.
OPB | Nov. 04, 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 | Sept. 10, 2013
The way Oregon school districts assess student performance is changing.
OPB | May 14, 2012
Teachers in the Eagle Point School District are on strike and another district has voted to approve a strike later this month. What's going on?
OPB | April 25, 2012
The Gresham-Barlow School District cancelled all classes for Wednesday in anticipation of a possible teacher strike. On Wednesday at 6am the strike became official.
OPB | Nov. 28, 2011
Lewis & Clark biology professor Greta Binford — whose research focuses on spiders — has been named Oregon Professor of the Year.
OPB | Oct. 25, 2011
The Oregon City School District opted out of a $2.54 million grant because it required performance-based compensation for teachers. Do you agree with the district's decision?