Kid Governor, Erikka Baldwin and outgoing Kid Governor Dom Peters in the Oregon state senate, January 2019.

Kid Governor, Erikka Baldwin and outgoing Kid Governor Dom Peters in the Oregon state senate, January 2019.

Ken Baldwin

 

  

  • The state released an audit of Oregon’s education department and its largest school district Wednesday, recommending that legislators take a hard look at how administrators spend existing money as they consider significant new educational investments sought by Gov. Kate Brown. OPB education reporter Rob Manning breaks it down.

 

  

 

  

  • We talk with the incoming and outgoing Kid Governors. Fifth-grader Erikka Baldwin took office this week, and Dom Peters has spend the last year traveling, speaking and working with the Oregon Secretary of State’s office on civic engagement.

Contact "Think Out Loud"

If you’d like to comment on any of the topics in this show, or suggest a topic of your own, please get in touch with us on Facebook or Twitter, send an email to thinkoutloud@opb.org, or you can leave a voicemail for us at 503-293-1983. The call-in phone number during the noon hour is 888-665-5865.