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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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Education funding

December 27th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon schools closer to full funding than in years, thanks in part to PERS changes, report says (Oregonian, 12/27/2013) Report on adequacy of public education funding (biennial) Oregon Special Legislative Committee on Public Education Appropriation

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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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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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Teacher education and professional development

August 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Audits Division

Teacher preparation on the upswing in Oregon, but still needs faster, broader improvement, audit says (Oregonian, 8/21/2013) Audit Finds Oregon-Trained Teachers Unprepared For The Classroom (OPB, 8/21/2013) Education : additional efforts and resources needed to improve teacher preparation and professional development [PDF] (2013) Oregon Audits Division

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Hatching fish in classrooms

March 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Banks Elementary students raise rainbow trout fry for release at Scoggins Creek (Oregonian, 3/29/2013) Fish eggs to fry : hatching salmon and trout in the classroom [PDF] (2000) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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Reading skills of Oregon students

March 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Nearly 1,700 Oregon students got diplomas without passing state reading test, showed skills another way (Oregon, 3/15/2013) Essential skills report 2011-2012 [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education The essential skill of reading [PDF] (2012)

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Budget for schools

March 5th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Legislature’s budget writers propose more for schools (Statesman Journal, 3/4/2013) State budget proposals call for more funds for schools (Statesman Journal, 3/5/2013) Governor offers lukewarm support for co-chairs’ budget (Statesman Journal, 3/5/2013) Oregon’s turning point budget [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Legislature

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Career and technical education

November 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon schools and jobs: Students say every skill opens another door (Oregonian, 11/17/2012) Program brief on career and technical education [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Education

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Talented and gifted education

November 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Oregon TAG education lacking, says report; here are tips and resources for parents (Oregonian, 11/13/2012) The quiet crisis in talented and gifted education in the State of Oregon [PDF] (2012) Oregon Legislative Assembly

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English as a second language results

October 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon, dissatisfied with chronic poor outcomes for limited English students, plans wholesale change next fall (Oregonian, 10/1/2012) Saxton calls results for Oregon ESL students ‘simply unacceptable’ (The Republic, 10/1/2012) Oregon Schools Falling Short Of Goals (OPB, 10/2/2012) Annual measurable achievement objectives report [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Assessing kindergarten readiness

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off · Early Learning Council

Tests for kindergartners on their first days in school: Oregon piloting a system to screen every pupil’s readiness (Oregonian, 9/23/2012) Report from Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Workgroup to the Early Learning Council [PDF] (2012) Oregon Early Learning Council

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High school achievement

August 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon high schools show no improvement in preparing students for college, ACT results say (Oregonian, 8/22/2012) Oregon common core state standards fact sheet [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Education

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Quality education model

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Quality Education Commission

Report Could Point Way To Stronger Schools (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/13/2012) Quality education model final report [PDF] (2012) Oregon Quality Education Commission

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New school rankings

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

New Oregon school ratings show familiar patterns but highlight little-known ‘model’ schools (Oregonian,8/3/2012) State releases new school rankings (Statesman Journal, 8/4/2012) Best And Worst Oregon Schools List Released (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 8/3/2012) Preliminary priority, focus, and model school list [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Education Priority, focus, and model schools frequently asked questions [PDF] (2012) Oregon […]

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Celebrating Student Success

May 14th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

State honors pair of Keizer schools (Statesman Journal, 5/13/2012) Celebrating student success schools [pdf] (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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School funding and the Quality Education Model

April 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Quality Education Commission, State Legislature

School cuts fuel UPSET uprising (Portland Tribune, 4/26/2012) Quality Education Model : final report [PDF] (2010) Oregon Quality Education Commission Background brief on– quality education model [PDF] (2010) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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