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Kelso Teachers Defy Judge Ordering Them Back to Work

OPB | Sept. 22, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Kelso teachers voted to defy a court order that would have sent them back to work today.

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A New Kind Of College

OPB | Sept. 1, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The Wayfinding Academy aims to be a new two-year college in Portland.

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High School Behind Bars

OPB | Aug. 26, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Three Lakes High School operates within the only correctional facility for girls in the state.

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Investigative Reporter Turns Critical Eye To Oregon's For-Profit Colleges

OPB | Aug. 25, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Portland Tribune reporter Peter Korn looks into aggressive recruitment of low-income students and other questionable practices at for-profit colleges.

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Rosa Parks Elementary Enters Year 2 Of Year-Round Pilot Program

OPB | Aug. 24, 2015 noon | Portland

Administrators hope that a year-round calendar will boost students' academic performance by keeping them engaged throughout the year.

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Central Oregon School Opening With Five Students

OPB | Aug. 18, 2015 12:30 p.m.

The school in Brothers, Oregon, will reopen after a decade with one teacher and at least five students ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade.

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How Does Tuition-Free Community College Work?

OPB | July 16, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Legislature passed a bill offering nearly free community college to certain high school graduates. We'll hear how a similar program is working in Tennessee.

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Central Oregonians Debate OSU-Cascades Campus

OPB | July 15, 2015 12:06 p.m. | Bend, Oregon

Supporters and opponents of Oregon State University's campus in Bend, OSU-Cascades, discussed the incoming branch Tuesday night.

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Working to Overhaul 'No Child Left Behind'

OPB | July 14, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

We check in with Education Week reporter Lauren Camera on Congress' current efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

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Oregon House Considers 'Pay It Forward' Bill

OPB | June 16, 2015 12:20 p.m.

HB 2662 as it stands now would move Oregon a step closer to establishing the oft-discussed "Pay It Forward" college payment program.