OPB's Class of 2025 "Class of 2025" offers an in-depth exploration of some of the issues that Oregon public school elementary students are facing today, seen through the lens of the students themselves.
OPB's Class of 2025

OPB's Class of 2025

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"Class of 2025" offers an in-depth exploration of some of the issues that Oregon public school elementary students are facing today, seen through the lens of the students themselves.More from OPB's Class of 2025 »

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Ep. 6: Calling School A 'Sanctuary'

What should schools do when a politically charged issue like immigration scares students? Find out in the final episode in this season of the "Class of 2025." Learn more about the "Class of 2025" project and podcast at opb.org/2025.

Is Your Brain A Muscle Or A Machine?

Is your mind more like a muscle that you can build? Or a machine that does some things well, and others not at all? "Class of 2025" explores "mindsets" through students Austin and Jason. Learn more about the "Class of 2025" project and podcast at opb.org/2025.

Ep. 4: 'I Already Learned This'

How should schools teach students who are way ahead of the pack? We follow two Talented And Gifted students in the Class of 2025. Learn more about the "Class of 2025" project and podcast at opb.org/2025.

Ep. 3: I Felt I Just Wasn't As Smart As Everybody Else

Students with learning disabilities have struggled to progress through school for decades. States have increased their focus in recent years on disabilities like dyslexia. Meet "Class of 2025" student Shelby and her efforts to become a better reader. Learn more about the "Class of 2025" project and podcast at opb.org/2025.

Ep. 2: I Don't Speak The Same Language As My Parents

Ashley has done a great job of learning English as her second language. But what about her first language, Spanish? Learn more about the "Class of 2025" project and podcast at opb.org/2025.

Ep. 1: Who Cares About Math When You Don't Have A Home?

Fourth grade marked his first time back in a public school after being homeschooled in his family's trailer. But partway through the year, Ethan became homeless. Learn more about the "Class of 2025" project and podcast at opb.org/2025.

Introducing The 'Class Of 2025' Podcast

Coming soon from OPB, a new podcast from the "Class of 2025" project. For more information about the podcast and the project, go to www.opb.org/2025.

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