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Pop-Up Campuses | New Oregon Laws | Polybius Podcast

OPB | Oct. 9, 2017 noon

We hear about the idea of "pop-up campuses" for international students, some new laws that just took effect in Oregon, and a podcast all about a 1980s video arcade game.

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For Undocumented Youth, Being Exceptional Is A Survival Tactic

OPB | Sept. 2, 2017 11:56 a.m. | Portland

Being undocumented sometimes means spending a lot of time trying to convince people why you deserve to stay in the United States. 

Education | News | local | Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Listen Now: OPB's 'Class Of 2025' Podcast

OPB | Aug. 22, 2017 12:32 p.m. | Portland

“Class of 2025" takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing public schools today, explored through the lives of the students themselves.

Education | News | local | Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon Will Keep 100 Percent Graduation Goal For Class Of 2025

OPB | July 11, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Legislature wrapped up its work July 7 after five months of work that will affect everyone in Oregon — including public school students in the class of 2025.

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UO Trustees Approve Big Tuition Increase

The Register-Guard | March 3, 2017 11:56 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Not long before the University of Oregon Board of ­Trustees overwhelmingly passed a 10.6 percent tuition increase ­Thursday, the board heard from UO ­student Charlie Landeros.

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Federal Order On Transgender Student Protections Unlikely To Affect Oregon Students

OPB | Feb. 22, 2017 12:59 p.m. | Portland

Analysts of education law in Oregon suggest federal changes to transgender policy are unlikely to change guidelines here.

Education | News | local | Health

Oregon Students Have Until Feb. 15 To Be Vaccinated

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 4:14 p.m. | Portland

Wednesday is the deadline for parents of Oregon students to get their children vaccinated.

Education | News

UO May Raise Tuition 10 Percent Next School Year

The Register-Guard | Feb. 13, 2017 4:41 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

University of Oregon President Michael Schill said he has “little choice” but to accept the proposal to hike tuition for in-state and out-of-state students.

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Southern Oregon University Students Unhappy With Facility Conditions

Ashland Daily Tidings | Feb. 2, 2017 12:50 p.m.

Students have complained of leaks, musty smells, dampness and difficulty regulating heat in some of the older facilities on campus.

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UO Considers Student Fee Increase To Remodel Health Center

The Register-Guard | Dec. 9, 2016 11:50 a.m.

A project that may push up the cost of attending the University of Oregon in the 2017-18 school year is beginning to emerge.

Education | News | local | Teachers

Oregon Releases Plan To Confront 'Chronic Absenteeism' In School

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 3:03 p.m. | Portland

The underlying problem seems obvious: kids don't learn if they're not coming to school. A new  “Chronic Absenteeism Report” responds to a law Oregon passed earlier this year.

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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.

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University Of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellows On Strike

OPB | Dec. 3, 2014 12:40 p.m.

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.

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Discussing Proposed Changes to PPS Transfer Policy

OPB | Nov. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear more about recommended changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools from the district, parents, and the committee that made the recommendations.

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Parents Object To New PPS Transfer Policy Proposal

OPB | Nov. 12, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Concerned parents attended a school board meeting on Monday night to comment on proposed changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools.

Education | News

Register-Guard: UO Graduate Teachers Prepare To Strike

The Register-Guard | Nov. 3, 2014 2:02 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

On Thanksgiving Day, University of Oregon graduate teaching fellows will be cleared to strike under timelines set by state labor law.

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Transfer Policy Changes Coming To Portland Public Schools

OPB | Sept. 2, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.

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Journalism Is Alive And Well At Grant High School

OPB | May 20, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Students who work on the monthly Grant Magazine say it's more like a job than a class, and that's what they love about it.

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Portable Classrooms Come With Hidden Costs

OPB | May 7, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Our EarthFix team looked into the environmental impacts and other costs associated with teaching and learning in temporary spaces.

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The Tigard Times: Schools Offer Aid To Homeless Students

Pamplin Media Group | Nov. 27, 2013 2:06 a.m.

New federal reporting process paints clearer picture of kids in need