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Oregon graduation rates

July 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on Oregon graduation rates · Dept. of Education, University System

High school graduation measure qualifies for ballot (Oregonian, 7/14/2016) Dropout prevention measure qualifies for ballot (Portland Tribune, 7/14/2016) Dropout survey report, 2016 [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Education Oregon’s on-time high school graduation rate shows strong growth in 2014-15 [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Education Cohort graduation rate [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Education Where […]

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First year of full-day kindergarten

June 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on First year of full-day kindergarten · Dept. of Education

Teachers, students give an “A” to full-day kindergarten (Register Guard, 6/20/2016) Oregon statewide report card (annual) Oregon Department of Education Oregon full-day kindergarten enrollment (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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School nurse shortage

May 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on School nurse shortage · Dept. of Education

Local schools lack enough nurses (Portland Tribune, 5/11/2016) On National School Nurse Day, what exactly do they do? (Bend Bulletin, 5/11/2016) Nursing services in Oregon public schools [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Safe environment for transgender students

May 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Safe environment for transgender students · Dept. of Education

Oregon lays out sweeping protections for transgender students (Oregonian, 5/5/2016) Guidance to school districts : creating a safe and supportive school environment for transgender students [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Education

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Oregon’s charter schools

March 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on Oregon’s charter schools · Dept. of Education

Oregon charter schools underperform, serve too few poor and minority students, study says (Oregonian, 3/7/2016) Program brief on charter schools [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Education, Office of Educational Improvement and Innovation Oregon charter schools directory (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Career-technical education

March 4th, 2016 · Comments Off on Career-technical education · Dept. of Education

Initiative campaign aims to raise graduation rates (Portland Tribune, 3/3/2016) Program brief on career and technical education [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Education, Office of Educational Improvement and Innovation Maps showing distribution of secondary Oregon CTE programs [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Education

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Readiness for kindergarten

February 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on Readiness for kindergarten · Dept. of Education

Ready for kindergarten? Children in some Oregon neighborhoods ultra-primed, others not at all (Oregonian, 2/9/2016) Assessment shows kindergartners early math, literacy skills up (Bend Bulletin, 2/8/2016) Oregon sees some gains in kindergartners’ skills (KTVZ, 2/8/2016) Oregon kindergarten assessment (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Chronic absenteeism in Oregon

February 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Chronic absenteeism in Oregon · Dept. of Education

Lawmakers want action on Oregon’s rampant chronic absenteeism (Oregonian, 2/7/2016) School attendance, absenteeism, and student success [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Education

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Student enrollment

February 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on Student enrollment · Dept. of Education

Oregon school enrollment up by nearly 6,000, biggest growth in a decade (Oregonian, 2/4/2016) Report: Bend-La Pine now fifth-largest district in Oregon (Bend Bulletin, 2/5/2016) Fall membership report (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Graduation rates

January 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on Graduation rates · Dept. of Education

Finally, Oregon graduation rate rises (Oregonian, 1/28/2016) Jefferson High graduation rates soar: here’s what’s working for students (Oregonian, 1/28/2016) State data : most Lane County school districts see bump in high school graduation rates (Register Guard, 1/28/2016) Jefferson leads upswing in Portland’s graduation rate (Portland Tribune, 1/28/2016) Oregon high-school graduation rate inches up (Bend Bulletin, […]

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Employment in December

January 21st, 2016 · Comments Off on Employment in December · Dept. of Education

Oregon unemployment rate drops again as state adds 2,300 jobs (Oregonian, 1/21/2016) Oregon’s unemployment rate continues to drop as state adds 17K late-year jobs (Portland Business Journal, 1/20/2016) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Woman school superintendents

December 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Woman school superintendents · Dept. of Education

After gains, ranks of women superintendents lag (Bend Bulletin, 12/1/2015) Oregon statewide report card (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Oregon Promise grants

November 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon Promise grants · Dept. of Education

Who qualifies for Oregon Promise college grant? (East Oregonian, 11/05/2015) Fact sheet : the Oregon promise [PDF] (2015) Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission

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Oregon class sizes

October 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon class sizes · Dept. of Education

55 kids in a class? Typical at some Oregon online schools (Oregonian, 10/30/2015) Class size report (serial) Oregon Department of Education

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Bilingual teachers

October 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bilingual teachers · Dept. of Education, Education Investment Board

Wanted: Bilingual teachers for English-Spanish classrooms (Bend Bulletin, 10/19/2015) Oregon English learners statewide strategic plan, 2013-2016 [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education English learners in Oregon’s education system [PDF] (2014) Oregon Education Investment Board

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Full-day kindergarten

September 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Full-day kindergarten · Dept. of Education

Oregon goes all-out for all-day kindergarten (Oregonian, 9/5/2015) Benefits of full-day kindergarten touted (Statesman Journal, 9/8/2015) Lane County teachers prepare for full-day kindergarten (Register Guard, 9/8/2015) Full-Day Kindergarten: Oregon Officials Cheer, Children Question (OPB, 9/8/2015) Oregon full-day kindergarten enrollment (annual) Oregon Department of Education Oregon kindergarten assessment (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Student absenteeism

September 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on Student absenteeism · Dept. of Education

Oregon Has A Major Problem With Absent Students (OPB, 9/2/2015) Oregon statewide report card (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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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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