OPB | July 08, 2015
Salam Noor brings varied experience in the education field to this new job as deputy superintendent of Public Instruction.
OPB | June 29, 2015
It's unclear what kinds of consequences the state could face now that Governor Kate Brown has signed a bill making it easier for parents to opt their kids out of standardized tests.
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 | Feb. 09, 2015
MONDAY: OPB education reporter Rob Manning fills us in on the recommendations from a group of educators that's been meeting privately for about a year.
OPB | Jan. 08, 2015
THURSDAY: The University of Oregon education professor Yong Zhao's latest book, "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Dragon?" is a critique of the Chinese education system.
OPB | Sept. 12, 2014
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
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 | Feb. 24, 2014
MONDAY: A new assessment for students entering kindergarten has some state leaders concerned about results, and some critics questioning the content and method of the test itself.
OPB | Sept. 10, 2013
The way Oregon school districts assess student performance is changing.
OPB | May 03, 2013
Our co-production between KUOW's The Conversation and Think Out Loud begins with a look at two top stories from our region.
OPB | Feb. 11, 2013
Portland Public School students are waging a campaign to boycott a state-mandated standardized test.
OPB | Nov. 26, 2012
New federal recommendations say everyone from age 15 to 65 should be tested for HIV.
OPB | Sept. 06, 2012
Oregon high school students will now have to pass a writing test in order to graduate. What changes will this mean for the state's public schools?
OPB | Oct. 11, 2011
Cathy Davidson talks about her new book, Now You See It, and shares her views on how the education system nees to be digitally retooled.
OPB | Aug. 05, 2011
Deborah Meier has spent nearly five decades as an educator — from preschool to college. We'll get her take on what she thinks is missing in this country's education system.
OPB | May 31, 2011
What would be lost if Oregon's standardized writing exam were cut?