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.
A director at the Oregon Department of Education was accused of inappropriately touching a junior female staffer, insinuating sexual interest in her and boasting of mistreating a female underling.
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Niñas y niños latinos están preocupados por lo que podría pasarle a sus familias a raíz de la dura retórica de parte autoridades federales sobre la inmigración ilegal.
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Jason es bueno en ciertas materias escolares y actividades y prefiere hacerlas, sobre aquellas tareas que no son naturales para él. Por el contrario, su compañero de clase Austin dice que le gusta cuando tiene que "trabajar arduamente" para lograr algo.
Superintendent Guerrero faces a big task: transform numerous aspects of Portland Public Schools while rebuilding trust.
Like a year ago, Oregon’s graduation rate is better than only two states – Nevada and New Mexico, as well as Washington, D.C.
Oregon's career technical education grant program has grown substantially since a 2011 pilot of $1.8 million.
Poor attendance can have a bigger effect on students with additional risk factors than on other students, according to research into OPB's Class Of 2025.
After months of uncertainty, Portland Public Schools has proposed moving the program for Talented And Gifted students to a southeast campus currently serving students with special needs.
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¿Como deberían las escuelas enseñar a estudiantes quienes están adelantados académica, como Anna y Johnathan, participantes del proyecto "Clase del 2025"?
Chemawa staff members said they've observed nepotism and favoritism from federal overseers. And Chemawa's lack of Native administrators has some students feeling underserved.
Six members of Oregon's congressional delegation — all Democrats — are demanding answers from federal officials after a series of stories from OPB.
Former staff and students describe Chemawa as a place where concerns over education and the treatment of students and staff persist because attempts to expose problems are met with retaliation.
Portland State and Oregon State universities continue to grow, while University of Oregon shrank in fall 2017.
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Any high school–aged member of a federally recognized Indian tribe is eligible for a free education at Chemawa Indian School, room and board included. But the Salem boarding school has struggled to meet students' academic needs.
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El concepto de "casa" y "escuela" está evolucionando. Hoy en día hay miles de niños en Oregón que están siendo educados en su hogar. Y para otros miles, sus escuelas les ofrecen cosas que usualmente son atribuidas al hogar.
Three students came from three different tribes to attend Chemawa Indian School. Now, their mothers are still struggling to understand how their children’s futures fell apart — and what role the federally run boarding school played.
Portland Public Schools board members want environmental studies of the Harriet Tubman school site and more enrollment analysis for another middle school.