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Testing for lead in drinking water in schools

June 10th, 2016 · Comments Off on Testing for lead in drinking water in schools · Health Authority

State plans to coordinate lead tests of water in all Oregon schools (Oregonian, 6/8/16) Oregon tells schools, daycares: Test taps for lead (Statesman Journal, 6/9/16) Oregon Relies On Recommendations, More Than Requirements, In Anti-Lead Plan (OPB, 6/8/16) State agencies to help schools reduce lead in drinking water (KTVZ, 6/8/16) Oregon legislative leaders want state to […]

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Radon in schools

June 3rd, 2016 · Comments Off on Radon in schools · Health Authority

Radon found in Portland schools on the heels of lead scare (Portland Tribune, 6/2/2016) Testing for elevated radon in Oregon schools : a protocol and plan [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

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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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Fairview photo radar

February 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Fairview photo radar · State Legislature

Fairview photo radar pilot project deemed success (Portland Tribune, 2/9/2016) 2015 photo radar pilot project (school zones only) report to the Oregon Legislature, City of Fairview [PDF] (2015) City of Fairview for the Oregon Legislature

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Seismic risks of Oregon schools

September 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Seismic risks of Oregon schools · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

Hundreds Of Schools At Risk, As Oregon Starts Paying For Fixes (OPB, 9/27/2015) Statewide seismic needs assessment : implementation of Oregon 2005 senate bill 2 relating to public safety, earthquakes, and seismic rehabilitation of public buildings : report to the seventy-fourth Oregon Legislative Assembly [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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School expulsions

April 8th, 2015 · Comments Off on School expulsions · U.S. Dept. of Education

Bill would limit school expulsions (Register Guard, 4/8/2015) Bill to curb ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ passes Oregon Senate (Oregonian, 4/7/2015) Suspension and expulsion patterns in six Oregon school districts [PDF] (2014) U.S. Department of Education

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School report card

November 26th, 2014 · Comments Off on School report card · 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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Model schools

October 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on Model schools · 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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Charter schools

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off on Charter schools · 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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Seismic upgrades to schools

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Seismic upgrades to schools · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries, Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

Courtney pushing for seismic upgrades to Oregon schools (Statesman Journal, 8/18/2014) Statewide seismic needs assessment [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Seismic rehabilitation bond funds [PDF] (2009) Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission

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Teacher survey

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off on Teacher survey · 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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Suspension & expulsion of Oregon students

May 9th, 2014 · Comments Off on Suspension & expulsion of Oregon students · U.S. Dept. of Education

Study: Minority Students In Oregon More Likely To Be Suspended (OPB, 5/8/2014) Suspension and expulsion patterns in six Oregon school districts [PDF] (2014) United States Department of Education

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Education funding

December 27th, 2013 · Comments Off on Education funding · 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 · Comments Off on School report card · 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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Seclusion in schools

September 11th, 2013 · Comments Off on Seclusion in schools · 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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School speed zones

August 6th, 2013 · Comments Off on School speed zones · Dept. of Transportation

Could a sign have saved her? (Statesman Journal, 8/5/2013) A Guide to school area safety [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation

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School safety

December 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on School safety · Attorney General

Oregon’s deputy superintendent of schools asks for review of school safety (Statesman Journal,12/14/2012) After Conn. Shootings, Ore. Officials Review School Policies (OPB, 12/14/2012) How safe are Oregon schools? : status and recommendations [PDF] (2001) Oregon Attorney General’s Office

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Quality education model

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on Quality education model · 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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