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Oregon Libraries Invest In Cutting-Edge Maker Labs

OPB | March 16, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

A growing number of libraries are letting patrons use their library cards to check out creative tools like 3-D printers, including the Multnomah County and Eugene public libraries.

local | Education | Think Out Loud

Portland State Students Want To Do More For Minorities On Campus

OPB | Dec. 10, 2015 12:45 p.m.

PSU students are bringing a list of demands to the next board of trustees meeting.

Education | Think Out Loud

How Do Smaller School Districts Attract Teachers?

OPB | Nov. 24, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Smaller school districts are trying to find ways to attract new teachers in a job market where not enough candidates are applying to fill positions.

Education | Think Out Loud

Oregon Public Schools Data And Changes To Portland Boundaries

OPB | Oct. 19, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We talk to OPB education reporter Rob Manning about the report cards for Oregon schools and the changes the Portland district is planning for its boundary lines.

Education | Think Out Loud

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.

Education | Think Out Loud

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.

Education | Think Out Loud

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.