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Teacher survey

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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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Learning disability rates

April 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Fewer Oregon students identified as having learning disabilities (Oregonian, 4/3/2014) Special education counts by disability [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education

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Full-day kindergarten

March 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Parents Find Kindergarten Costs Confusing And Frustrating (OPB, 3/7/2014) Oregon full-day kindergarten enrollment [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Education

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School enrollment

February 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Latinos constitute one quarter of Oregon’s first-graders, as white enrollment shrinks (Oregonian, 2/12/2014) Fall membership report (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Oregon graduation rates

February 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Graduation rate results a mixed bag (Mail Tribune, 2/8/2014) Summary of four-year cohort graduation rates (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Kindergarten assessment

February 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Too many Oregon students unready for kindergarten, state officials lament (Oregonian, 2/1/2014) Local kindergartners score lower than state average (Statesman Journal, 2/1/2014) Ore. Achievement Gaps Evident By Kindergarten (OPB, 1/31/2014) Q&A: Understanding Oregon’s New Kindergarten Asssessments (OPB, 1/31/2014) Oregon kindergarten assessment, 2013-2014 (2014) Oregon Department of Education

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Full-day kindergarten

January 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Oregon full-day kindergarten implementation will be overseen by Tigard-Tualatin administrator (Oregonian, 1/16/2014) Full-day kindergarten implementation committee results and recommendations [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Education

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School report card

November 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Oregon Releases Annual Report On K-12 System (OPB, 11/27/2013) Oregon statewide report card (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Homeless students

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Oregon unveils unprecedented portrait of its 18,000 homeless students (Oregonian, 11/22/2013) Homeless student numbers stable (Statesman Journal, 11/22/2013) Homeless students in Oregon (2013) Oregon Department of Education

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Education data

November 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Oregon among top states at using data to shape education improvement, keep parents in the loop, study says (Oregonian, 11/19/2013) House Bill 2220 frequently asked questions [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education

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Education assessment

September 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Oregon Students See Lower Scores On Standardized Tests (OPB, 9/12/2013) Oregon test scores nose-dive, 40 percent of high school juniors failed writing (Oregonian, 9/12/2013) Students lag on state assessments (Statesman Journal, 9/12/2013) 2012-13 assessment results frequently asked questions [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education

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Seclusion in schools

September 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Local schools report fewer seclusion cases (Register Guard, 9/7/2013) Technical assistance & guidelines manual : use of physical restraint and seclusion [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Education

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English language learning

September 5th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

District falters on English language learning (Statesman Journal, 9/5/2013) Programs For English Language Learners Falling Short (OPB, 9/5/2013) AMAO report [PDF] (Annual serial), Oregon Department of Education

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Native education

August 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

State Selects Native American Education Advocate (OPB, 8/30/2013) Oregon American Indian Alaska Native education state plan [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Education Indians in Oregon today: Oregon middle school – high school curriculum [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Education

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Farm-to-school program

July 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Oregon Legislature Votes To Expand Farm To School Program (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 7/2/2013) Oregon Harvest for Schools [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education

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Oregon dropouts

June 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

What Happens To Oregon’s Dropouts? (OPB, 6/13/2013) Summary of four-year cohort graduation rates [PDF] (biennial serials) Oregon Department of Education

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