Kitzhaber had laid out ambitious early-literacy policy proposals after his 2014 re-election, and had also ordered a review of common-core-aligned tests in schools.
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February 13, 2015
December 10, 2014
Eighteen districts in Oregon do not serve school lunches, which they say is partly due to challenging requirements of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
November 11, 2014
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has presented a wide-ranging package of education initiatives that include a focus on early education, reading, and English-language learners.
July 23, 2014
Students at year-round schools from North Carolina to Oregon are heading back to class already.
July 15, 2014
A new report found that rural districts in Oregon are spending high amounts on students yet performing poorly on state exams.
May 05, 2014
Arizona, Kansas, Oregon, each had until Thursday to submit a proposal to the U.S. Department of Education addressing the agency's concerns with their waivers.
May 01, 2014
Students in rural Gaston County, Ore., can enroll in a fifth year of high school and earn funds for higher education through a new dual-enrollment program.
March 19, 2014
Public high schools in Portland are revising their schedules after the Oregon education agency ruled they are failing to meet the state's requirement for at least 130 instructional hours per course.
March 07, 2014
Yesterday, the Oregon state board of education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
February 04, 2014
New report on Oregon's tribal students show they start out behind, miss more school, and are more likely to drop out.