Watch OPB's "The Class of 2025"

"The Class of 2025" is an on-going reporting project focusing on a group of 27 students at Earl Boyles Elementary school in Portland. These students, currently in the third grade, are part of Oregon’s goal to graduate 100% of students in the class of 2025.

Class Of 2025: From Homeschooled To Homeless

The relationship between home and school is evolving for thousands of Oregon children.

Oregon Lawmakers Join Parents In Confronting Dyslexia

Learn about Oregon's changing approach to dyslexia through one of the students in OPB's "Class of 2025."

Class Of 2025: The Homework Question

As the Class of 2025 enters fourth grade, we compare what kinds of homework students were accustomed to getting as third graders. It's a different answer, at different schools.

Class Of 2025: 3rd Grade = Testing

OPB has been following students in the Class of 2025 since they were kindergarteners. Now they're in third grade and that means taking state tests for the first time.

Class Of 2025: Language Meets Third-Grade Math

The David Douglas School District has gotten national recognition for its approach to language instruction. That includes OPB's Class of 2025 main school, Earl Boyles Elementary.

About Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon has set a goal to have all of the class of 2025 graduate high school. OPB is following a group students from now until the year 2025. Learn more about the project, or comment here.   This project is part of American GraduateLet’s Make It Happen! — a public broadcasting initiative to address the drop out crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Series Contributors

Rob Manning

Reporter and Producer

Roxy De La Torre


Amanda Peacher

Reporter and Producer

Bradley W. Parks

Digital Producer

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