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Elliot State Forest

July 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on Elliot State Forest · Dept. of State Lands

$220.8 million price tag put on Elliott State Forest (Statesman Journal, 7/27/16) Oregon Comes Up With A Pricetag For Its Forest For Sale (OPB, 7/27/16) Elliott State Forest alternatives project : project report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of State Lands Elliott State Forest alternatives project supplemental report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of State Lands

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Higher education strategic plan

July 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Higher education strategic plan · Higher Education Coordinating Commission

Report: On 40-40-20, Oregon has a long way to go (Bend Bulletin, 7/2/2016) Oregon higher education strategic plan, 2016-2020 [PDF] (2016) Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission

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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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Chronic absenteeism report

May 27th, 2016 · Comments Off on Chronic absenteeism report · Chief Education Office

‘All my teachers were white’ — diversity affects education (Bend Bulletin, 5/26/16) Chronic absenteeism report [PDF] (2016) Oregon Chief Education Office

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Schools and property taxes

April 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on Schools and property taxes · State Legislature

How much income tax do Oregon schools get? (Portland Tribune, 4/18/2016) Oregon public finance – basic facts (annual) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Revenue Office

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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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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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Educator misconduct

September 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Educator misconduct · Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

Record number of Ore. teachers lose licenses for sexual conduct (KGW, 9/1/2015) The ethical educator & professional practices [PDF] (2010) Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

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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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Sale of Elliott State Forest

August 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on Sale of Elliott State Forest · Dept. of Forestry, Dept. of State Lands

State board OKs sale of Elliott Forest (Portland Tribune, 8/13/2015) Oregon land board, holding out hope for conservation, will seek buyer for Elliott State Forest (Oregonian, 8/13/2015) Oregon State Land Board OKs selling Elliott State Forest (Statesman Journal, 8/14/2015) Elliott State Forest alternatives project : final report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of State Lands Elliott […]

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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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Raising fish in the classroom

March 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Raising fish in the classroom · Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

Small fry set really small fry free to cap trout lifecycle study in Washington County (Oregonian, 3/6/2015) Fish eggs to fry : hatching salmon and trout in the classroom [PDF] (2000) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Fish eggs to fry program volunteer guide [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Salmon Trout Enhancement […]

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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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Elliott State Forest and the Common School Fund

December 11th, 2014 · Comments Off on Elliott State Forest and the Common School Fund · 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 · Comments Off on Governor’s recommended budget · 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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