Elizabeth Miller is OPB’s education reporter.
She previously covered the environment and the Great Lakes for ideastream in Cleveland, Ohio.
Her pieces have aired nationally on NPR and on other programs including "Marketplace" and "Here and Now."
She also spent time working at an Akron news station and as an intern on NPR’s national desk. An Ohio native, Elizabeth is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University.
When students return to colleges in Oregon this fall — if they do at all — things will look different. Colleges are rolling out their plans.
Portland Public Schools is seeking feedback on three options, each with different price tags, for a November 2020 bond.
Two regional school districts worked to put recent, racist controversies behind them by shaking up their board leadership on Wednesday.
PSU president Stephen Percy has announced plans for a scholarship in Washington’s honor and an art piece on campus.
After more than two months of distance learning, it’s summer. Usually that means sleeping in, camp or possibly summer school. COVID-19 has canceled a lot of these programs or moved them online.
A petition circulated by Salem student group Latinos Unidos Siempre asks the district to remove police from school and also calls for the removal of school board members for recent actions.
Officials from the city of Portland and three colleges responded Tuesday to a noose found at a construction site downtown.
Following weeks of protests in Portland and around the world after the death of George Floyd, one Portland 10-year-old wanted to host a family-friendly protest of his own.
Amid protests nationwide in support of Black lives and against police brutality, hundreds stood with the family of a man killed by Portland State officers two years ago in their call to disarm campus police.
Since police killed George Floyd in Minneapolis, nightly protests have put police brutality and racial equity in front of the country like never before. Oregonians have taken to the streets in huge numbers, night after night, in Portland, but they've also marched in smaller cities all over the state, demanding big changes. Here are some of the people marching in Oregon, and why they're out there.
It will be up to individual schools to figure out whether teaching will happen on-site, through distance learning, or a hybrid of the two.
School resource officers from the Portland Police Bureau will no longer be on campus in three Portland school districts.
Spring term is coming to a close for a group of women in a new Portland State University class at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. The year is ending differently from how it started due to coronavirus.
The Portland State University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to appoint its 10th president — interim president Stephen Percy.
The holiday weekend on Mount Hood included two back-to-back rescue missions.
Since public school buildings closed in Oregon, teachers are supposed to focus on connecting to students before getting into online lessons. But for some students, COVID-19 triggers anxiety and depression.
After Oregon officials released new rules for operating summer camps in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers are planning virtual programming — or canceling altogether.