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College credit in high school

August 31st, 2015 · Comments Off on College credit in high school · Dept. of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, Dept. of Education, University System

More Oregon students racking up college credits while still in high school (Oregonian, 8/30/2015) How The Oregonian projected 1 in 4 will take a college course (Oregonian, 8/30/2015) Dual credit and tech prep statistics (annual) Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, Oregon Department of Education Dual credit in Oregon 2010 follow-up : an […]

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Dyslexia legislation

August 25th, 2015 · Comments Off on Dyslexia legislation · Dept. of Education

New law requires schools to screen students early for dyslexia (Portland Tribune, 8/25/2015) A summary of enacted education legislation (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Farm-to-school program

July 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Farm-to-school program · Dept. of Education

Expansion of Farm to School program pushes districts to buy local (Statesman Journal, 7/28/2015) Oregon legal requirements for purchasing food from farms [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Education Oregon Harvest for Schools [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education

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American Indian/Alaska Native education plan

July 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on American Indian/Alaska Native education plan · Dept. of Education

State outlines plan to boost graduation rates, attendance for Native American students (Oregonian, 7/15/2015) Oregon American Indian / Alaska Native Education State Plan 2015 [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Education

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Special education statistics

April 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Special education statistics · Dept. of Education

Special-ed grad rates jump because of calculation change (Statesman Journal, 4/3/2015) Special education child count by placement category [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Education Special education counts by disability [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Education

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School enrollment

February 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on School enrollment · Dept. of Education

Oregon school enrollment more diverse this year, but Portland Public Schools’ less so (Oregonian, 2/5/2015) Oregon Schools Growing, Some Districts More Than Others (OPB, 2/5/2015) Oregon K-12 enrollment up slightly this school year (KTVZ, 2/5/2015) Fall membership report (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Graduation rates

January 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Graduation rates · Dept. of Education

Oregon fails to improve dismal graduation rate (Oregonian, 1/29/2015) Summary of four-year cohort graduation rates (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Readiness for kindergarten

January 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on Readiness for kindergarten · Dept. of Education

Oregon students show no change on kindergarten readiness test; meaning of results uncertain (Oregonian, 1/14/2015) Oregon kindergarten assessment (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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School report card

November 26th, 2014 · Comments Off on School report card · Dept. of Education

Charter school enrollment in Oregon hits new high, 5 percent of public school students (Oregonian, 11/26/2014) A quarter of Salem-Keizer freshmen get slow start (Statesman Journal, 11/26/2014) Oregon statewide report card (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Homeless students

November 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Homeless students · Dept. of Education

Nearly 19,000 Oregon students deemed homeless, state reports (Oregonian, 11/13/2014) Student homelessness in Oregon, 2014 (2014) Oregon Department of Education

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English language learners

November 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on English language learners · Dept. of Education

S-K schools meet some English language learning goals (Statesman Journal, 11/12/2014) Annual measurable achievement objectives report (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Support for K-12 education

November 12th, 2014 · Comments Off on Support for K-12 education · Dept. of Education

‘Promise of Oregon’ campaign turns to public for help in securing more state education dollars (Oregonian, 11/12/2014) Oregon learns : the strategy to get to 40/40/20 [PDF] (2011) Oregon Education Investment Team From goal to reality : 40-40-20 [PDF] (2012) Oregon University System

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Model schools

October 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on Model schools · Dept. of Education

Oregon school ratings 2014 (Oregonian, 10/9/2014) Priority, focus, and model school list (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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2013-14 education assessment

September 12th, 2014 · Comments Off on 2013-14 education assessment · Dept. of Education

State test scores are in (Oregonian, 9/11/2014) State Superintendent Saxton Reacts To New Oregon School Data (OPB, 9/11/2014) 2013-14 assessment results frequently asked questions [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education

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Chronic absenteeism

July 29th, 2014 · Comments Off on Chronic absenteeism · Dept. of Education

Chief Education Officer Nancy Golden’s priority for the coming year: Fight chronic absenteeism, promote third-grade reading (Oregonian, 7/25/2014) Absenteeism and proportion of students who graduate high school in four years [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Education

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Teacher survey

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off on Teacher survey · Dept. of Education

Massive survey of Oregon teachers reveals subpar learning conditions for students (Oregonian, 5/29/2014) Trust levels between teachers and principals vary widely in Oregon, survey shows (Oregonian, 5/29/2014) 4 in 5 Oregon teachers report their school’s curriculum is aligned to Common Core (Oregonian, 5/29/2014) Survey highlights teacher concerns about class size (Statesman Journal, 5/29/2014) Teachers Note […]

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Smarter Balanced

May 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Smarter Balanced · Dept. of Education

Oregon one of 17 states sticking with Smarter Balanced test of Common Core math and reading (Oregonian, 5/22/2014) Statewide assessments & essential skills transition plan from OAKS and OAKS extended to smarter balanced [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education SMARTER balanced consortium [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education

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Common core standards

May 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Common core standards · Dept. of Education

Oregon teachers union calls for moratorium on Common Core reading, math tests (Oregonian, 5/13/2014) Parent’s backpack guide to Common Core State Standards [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education Guía de los padres de Estándares Estatales principales [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education

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Standardized testing procedures

April 28th, 2014 · Comments Off on Standardized testing procedures · Dept. of Education

Prompting of NE Portland students during standardized testing was at odds with Oregon guidelines (Oregonian, 4/28/2014) “Is that your final answer?”: What’s allowed during standardized testing in Oregon, and what’s not (Oregonian, 4/28/2014) Test administration manual (annual) Oregon Department of Education Accommodations manual, … : how to select, administer, and evaluate accommodations for Oregon’s statewide […]

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Educator evaluation

April 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Educator evaluation · Dept. of Education

Oregon has a plan to rate teachers based partly on their students’ test scores (Oregonian, 4/22/2014) Introducing Oregon’s matrix model for educator summative evaluations [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education

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