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.
Oregon's graduation rate has hit 80%, an all-time high. But the story is about more than the numbers.
A fire at Beaverton High School Saturday caused smoke damage in multiple classrooms and areas of the school.
Multnomah County voters can expect to see a ballot measure this November for expanded preschool.
A former Catlin Gabel student has filed a lawsuit against the Portland area private school, claiming they were negligent in protecting her from child sexual abuse at the hands of a teacher.
Oregon Teacher of the Year Mercedes Muñoz reflects on the role of special education in schools, the emotional toll of teaching, and the need for diversity, equity and inclusion in public education.
The family of a man fatally shot by PSU police in 2018 has reached a settlement agreement in a claim against the university.
Leaders in the Bend-La Pine School District have work to do when it comes to making students and families feel more comfortable at school. That’s one takeaway from a district campaign asking families and staff about the school environment.
In the Portland Public Schools district office, staffers have a plan to better train employees on equity issues. But at schools, hate incidents continue.
The Oregon Institute of Technology will be the first public university in the state to go “test-optional” for incoming freshman, starting fall of 2021.
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The music program in east Portland's David Douglas School District, where most of the students in OPB's Class of 2025 attend school, provides opportunities for students despite family income.
Oregon’s new business tax goes into effect Jan. 1. It’s meant to raise $1 billion a year for education. It’s an opportunity for schools, but it’s prompted mixed reactions from businesses.
Parents and students from a Beaverton school directed their frustrations at district officials Monday night, in response to plans to cut the upper grades from two K-8 schools.
Teams of students representing more than 20 colleges around Oregon are gearing up to invent something new as part of the Invent Oregon Collegiate Challenge.
This year, Salem-Keizer School District is offering free lunch the week of Thanksgiving to children 18 and under.
The Corbett School District board approved the application to become a charter school district Wednesday. The district says the end of an open-enrollment law pushed its decision.
A new tax on Oregon businesses promises millions for public schools. But first, school leaders have to figure out how to spend that money.
A national police organization is calling for a Corvallis School Board member to step down over a tweet it sees as anti-police.
At least 100 West Linn High School students walked out of class Friday in support of the school’s LGBTQ community.