Professor Says WSU Violated His Academic Freedom Over Wolf Comments

OPB/EarthFix | April 27, 2017

Wolf researcher says university forbade him from speaking to press, cut his research funding and attempted to discredit his work.

'OPB Politics Now': Is There Any Money For Schools?

OPB | April 27, 2017

Voters across the state are being asked to devote millions in new money for Oregon schools, while lawmakers try to come up with more education funding. 

High School Sports In Beaverton Face Gender Bias Questions

OPB | April 26, 2017

The Beaverton School District has agreed to work with state officials on an audit of its high school athletics programs. But some parents are pushing for faster action.

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Oregon Bill Would Shield Sexual Assault Victims From Underage Drinking Charges

OPB | April 25, 2017 4:25 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Sexual assault victims under age 21 could come forward to police without being cited for underage alcohol possession under a measure moving ahead in the Oregon Legislature.

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Nature Time Improves Your Well-Being, Says OSU Study

OPB | April 21, 2017 3:17 p.m. | Terrebonne, Oregon

Researchers at Oregon State University have found that people who spend time in nature feel greater life satisfaction.

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Beaverton Proposes Cuts To Teachers, Spending On New Schools

OPB | April 21, 2017 2:03 p.m. | Portland

Beaverton anticipates a $15 million budget hole, but hopes to avoid laying off teachers.

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Oregon Measure 98's Future Clouded By Funding Shortfall

OPB | April 20, 2017 2:13 p.m. | Portland

Voters easily passed Measure 98 last November to bolster career education and other programs. Paying for it is proving difficult.

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Budget Writers Warn 350,000 Oregonians Could Lose Health Coverage

OPB | April 18, 2017 6:30 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Budget writers at the Oregon Legislature are warning of deep cuts to health care and education.

Education | local | News | Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Class Of 2025: From Homeschooled To Homeless

OPB | April 12, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Portland

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

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider Bill To Delay, Relax Physical Education Requirements

OPB | April 11, 2017 6:30 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon schools might get a break when it comes to providing physical education classes.

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Oregon Governor Urges Higher Education Panel To Scrutinize Tuition Increases

OPB | April 11, 2017 5:48 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Governor Kate Brown is leaning on the state's public college and universities to curb tuition increases.

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Is $8.1 Billion The Right Figure For Oregon School Funding? Good Question.

OPB | April 6, 2017 6:45 p.m. | Portland

Oregon schools are entering budget season. But lawmakers who decide how much money schools will receive are still months away from final spending numbers.

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Portland Budget Targets Cuts At High Schools, Invests In Maintenance

OPB | April 4, 2017 7 p.m. | Portland

Portland Public Schools' proposed budget would eliminate nearly 125 positions from inside school buildings to close a budget hole of at least $18 million.


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

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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