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Elliott State Forest and the Common School Fund

December 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Forestry, Dept. of State Lands

Elliott State Forest sale would end reliance on timber harvests to fund schools (Oregonian, 12/10/2014) A new way forward in Elliott State Forest (Statesman Journal, 12/10/2014) Common School Fund annual report (annual) Oregon Department of Forestry About the Common School Fund [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of State Lands

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Governor’s recommended budget

December 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Administrative Services

John Kitzhaber releases 2015-17 state budget (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) John Kitzhaber unveils two-year, $18.6 billion budget, proposing big spending on education, new programs (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) John Kitzhaber proposes $100 million housing effort for homeless families with children (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) Oregon’s 7 public university presidents say Kitzhaber budget ‘will not do enough’ (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) What did political […]

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School report card

November 26th, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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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Support for K-12 education

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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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Charter schools

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments · State Legislature

What can Jeff Cogen’s new charter school job tell us about how Oregon charter schools work? (Oregonian, 9/5/2014) Charter schools [PDF] (2012) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Education Investment Board

August 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Education Investment Board

Oregon education board assesses itself — and comes up disappointed (Oregonian, 8/13/2014) Oregon Education Investment Board organizational chart [PDF] (2013) Oregon Education Investment Board Progress on OEIB objectives : 2013 legislative session [PDF] (2013) Oregon Education Investment Board

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Chronic absenteeism

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · 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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Achievement gap in middle schools

May 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Audits Division

90 percent of Oregon middle schools failed to help low-income or black students catch up in reading or math by 2012, state says (Oregonian, 4/30/2014) Audit: Few middle schools closing achievement gap (Statesman Journal, 4/30/2014) Oregon Audit Outlines ‘Achievement Gap’ In State Middle Schools (OPB, 4/30/2014) Oregon Department of Education : efforts to close achievement […]

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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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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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