Reporter and Producer
Rob Manning is a reporter and producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting. He covers education and local government.
Rob has been at OPB since 2002. He contributed to the 2009 Peabody Award winning “Hard Times” project and has earned multiple honors for the long-term education reporting effort, “Class of 2025.”
Rob is part of National Public Radio’s education reporting partnership with member stations. In that capacity, Rob contributed stories in 2015 and 2016, on NPR projects related to graduation rates and school funding.
An academic paper based on controversial research by faculty at Portland State University’s education school has been withdrawn from possible publication.
Preparations for student walkouts on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, shooting vary from Portland to Pendleton.
The involvement of public school students and graduate student-teachers in an achievement gap study raises questions about how Portland State follows federal privacy protections.
Mental health services, diversified career courses and teachers who can accept feedback are among high school students' top priorities, according to a new report.
Oregon Senate leaders confirm that a bill aimed at limiting who can serve on the state board of education has died. So advocate Kim Sordyl can remain.
Is a bill in the Oregon Senate targeting a specific member of the State Board of Education? Kim Sordyl's backers say yes. But proponents say the bill clarifies the purpose of those positions.
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Decisions on snow days Thursday varied from district to district. But use of social media to get the word out? Pretty similar.
Finding a pattern is one thing. Proving discrimination and getting changes is quite another … especially when the problems seem perfectly suited to slip through cracks in Oregon bureaucracy.
How the founder of an after-school program became a lead investigator in how Oregon athletics are managed.
Learning disparities based on race show up in kindergarten and persist, according to assessment data released Thursday by Oregon education officials.
An audit from Oregon's Secretary of State takes aim at every aspect of a critical agency responsible for ensuring the safety of neglected and abused children.
Students with a medical diagnosis of autism have access to a specialized type of therapy. But do schools have to allow their therapists into classrooms?
Controversy surrounding a romantic relationship with an underling is forcing out former National Superintendent of the Year, Krista Parent, after 16 years leading the South Lane School District.
The rift between Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Commissioner Loretta Smith flared again Thursday, in the wake of Kafoury using vulgarity toward Smith at a meeting last month.
News | Education | Siga A Los Estudiantes De Clase Del 2025 Desde Pre-escolar A Su Graduación De La Secundaria
Ha sido reportado por años que niños de razas de color y pertenecientes a familias de bajos recursos tienen el porcentaje de graduación escolar mucho más bajo que estudiantes provenientes de familias acaudaladas.
News | Education | Nation | local | Siga A Los Estudiantes De Clase Del 2025 Desde Pre-escolar A Su Graduación De La Secundaria
La inmigración ilegal es un tema político de la administrativa Trump que ha tenido un efecto bastante fuerte en los estudiantes latinos del proyecto “Clase del 2025”.