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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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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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School speed zones

August 6th, 2013 · No Comments · 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 · 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 · 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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Pest management at schools

June 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon public schools limiting pesticide use as of July 1 (Oregonian, 6/19/2012) Pesticides and the Oregon IPM in schools law [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Education

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School energy savings

May 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division

Oregon auditors find schools missed out on $40 million worth of energy savings (Oregonian, 5/22/2012) Senate Bill 1149 energy surcharge : unrealized savings on energy and school utility costs [PDF] (2012), Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Audits Division

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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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Common School Fund audit

February 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division

State fund mistakenly overpays schools (Statesman Journal, 2/7/2012) Department of State Lands : improve accounting of Common School Fund [PDF] (2012) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Proficiency-based education

January 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Education Investment Board

Proficiency-based learning gaining popularity for its focus on knowledge (Statesman Journal, 1/15/2012) Oregon learns [PDF] (2011) Oregon Education Investment Board

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Accountability system for schools

January 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon seeks OK to judge schools on overall performance, not success with small groups that typically struggle (The Oregonian, 1/8/2012) Schools in improvement [PDF] (annual), Oregon Department of Education

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Willamette ESD audit follow-up

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Practices at WESD better, but not all good (Statesman Journal, 12/18/2011) Willamette Education Service District, recommendations follow-up [PDF] (2011) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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School report card

December 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon statewide report card (OPB, 12/1/2011) More Oregon schools earn ‘needs improvement’ in state ratings (Statesman Journal, 12/1/2011) Oregon Releases Statewide School ‘Report Card’ (KTVZ, 12/1/2011) Oregon statewide report card [PDF] (annual serial), Oregon Department of Education

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School zone speed limits

September 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Transportation Safety Division

Portland area police patrolling 20 mph school zones, writing tickets (Oregonian, 9/6/2011) Save lives : slow down in school zones [PDF] (2006) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division A Guide to school area safety [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division

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Higher federal standards for schools

August 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Dept. of Education

Higher performance targets trip hundreds of Oregon schools (Oregonian, 8/2/2011) Fewer schools hit new, higher federal targets (Statesman Journal, 8/2/2011) Schools in improvement status (annual) Oregon Department of Education

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Earthquakes and public buildings

March 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries

From above, Oregon coastline masks the powerful force below — an earthquake ready to happen (Oregonian, 3/18/2011) Statewide seismic needs assessment [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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Progress for English language learners

December 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

More Oregon students are learning English, state report shows (Oregonian, 12/14/2010) Mixed results in English language learners report (Statesman Journal, 12/14/2010) Annual measurement of achievement objectives (annual report) Oregon Department of Education

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