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Shows tagged as: high school
Wed, May 8 2013
The five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.
Wed, Mar 13 2013
We'll talk to former bullies about what motivates domineering behavior, and how they overcame the urge to bully.
Fri, Mar 1 2013
Residents of West Salem are concerned about a rare form of bone cancer that has sickened some children in the area.
Mon, Feb 11 2013
Portland Public School students are waging a campaign to boycott a state-mandated standardized test.
Thu, Jun 14 2012
Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom's new documentary offers a window into a playwriting class at an alternative high school.
Wed, Jun 13 2012
Wednesday is the last day of school for kids in the Portland and Beaverton districts. We'll look back on how education fared during a tough economic year.
Mon, May 21 2012
Now that the Oregon State Board of Educationhas voted to ban Native American imagery in school sports teams, several Oregon high schools will have to choose new mascots and team names.
Mon, May 21 2012
A four-alarm fire caused major damage to Woodburn High School. We'll find out how the community is reacting.
Thu, Apr 19 2012
The unemployment rate for people under 25 is even higher than the overall unemployment rate. And it's going up.
Tue, Mar 13 2012
The Oregon State Board of Education is considering a ban on Native American mascots in public schools.
Tue, Feb 7 2012
Portland police say they are continuing to investigate what's being called a hazing incident at Portland's Grant High School.
Thu, Feb 2 2012
The 20th annual High School Art Northwest show opens today. We'll talk with the director to find out about the show's history and impact.
Wed, Sep 7 2011
We kick off a new series where people tell their personal stories about what it's like to work in their jobs.
Wed, Apr 27 2011
Mon, Feb 7 2011
We discuss the dollars and decisions around K-12 education, especially consolidating and closing schools.
Wed, Apr 28 2010
What would proposed changes in the Portland Public School district mean for you?
Fri, Feb 19 2010
What works and why for boosting student achievement?
Fri, Dec 4 2009
What's the purpose of high school sports?
Tue, Sep 8 2009
What's the best way to ensure quality education for all high school students in a school district?
Tue, Jun 23 2009
Who should pay for special ed when schools and parents disagree?
Wed, May 6 2009
What do high school graduation rates tell us about who drops out and why?
Thu, Apr 30 2009
Who should decide how to cut education budgets?
Fri, Apr 17 2009
Should illegal immigrants who graduate from Oregon high schools be allowed to pay in-state tuition for college?
Tue, Apr 7 2009
What is like life after graduation for special education students?
Mon, Mar 16 2009
What does innovation in Oregon schools look like?
Thu, Aug 21 2008
What is daily life like for teens as they become parents?
Wed, Aug 13 2008
What do you learn when you learn a language -- and can it prevent a war?
Fri, Jun 20 2008
What do you think of Oregon's new graduation requirements?