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Portland Police Report | Sheriff ICE Investigation | Mandatory Reporting In Salem-Keizer

On today's show: an independent report into former police chief Larry O'Dea, an investigation into Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies helping ICE agents, and a school policy requiring teachers to report students' sexual activity. 

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Hood River Teacher Wins Tony Award For Theater Education

Step aside Bette Midler: The Tony Award for education goes to Rachel Harry of Hood River.

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Oregon Project Uses Holograms To Transform The Classroom

Oregon Story Board, Intel and Clackamas Community College have created a cutting-edge educational curriculum using the Microsoft HoloLens.

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Teaching Science With Unconventional Flare

A White Salmon teacher is pushing the boundaries of a public education

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Outdoor School At Camp Tadmor: Educators, Volunteers And Kids On Why They Keep Coming Back

To the teachers and kids at Harrison Elementary in Cottage Grove taking a four-day outdoor school each spring means a year of fundraising, preparation and excited expectation. We went to Camp Tadmor in Lebanon and asked why they keep coming back every year.

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For Families with Transgender Children, Finding Support Can Be A Challenge

FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.

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African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

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.

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Bringing Students Back To School

Portland Public School staff and volunteers are going door-to-door to bring dropout students back to school.

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Understanding the Common Core

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