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May 05, 2014

Which NCLB Waiver State Will Be the First to Get Off High-Risk Status?

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

Rural Oregon District Adds Fifth Year of High School, Scholarship Program

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

Oregon Cracks Down on Schools That Fail to Meet Instructional-Time Rules

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

Oregon Becomes Tenth State to Adopt Common Science Standards

Yesterday, the Oregon state board of education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.

February 04, 2014

Achievement, Grad Rate Among Tribal Students of Concern in Oregon

New report on Oregon's tribal students show they start out behind, miss more school, and are more likely to drop out.

November 22, 2013

Legal Complaint Claims 'Coercion' in Oregon Common-Core Guidance

The Oregon complaint targets the state school boards association, while a teachers' union in Maryland has also filed a grievance regarding work on common-core aligned curriculum.

September 27, 2013

News About State Education Chiefs: One Elevation, One Nosedive

News on state education chiefs for the week of Sept. 23 included a new Oregon K-12 boss and a skydiving Rhode Island education commissioner.

August 15, 2013

Rudy Crew's Exit and K-12 Finance Shifts Make Waves in Oregon

From teacher evaluations to state K-12 funding and leadership turnover, education has generated several different story lines in 2013.

November 20, 2012

Students Sue Siemens Foundation Over Scholarship Money

The team of two from Oregon has filed a lawsuit against the foundation for refusing to pay scholarship winnings from a 2010 competition.

May 31, 2012

Rudy Crew Heads Back to the Public Sector, Named Oregon's Top Education Officer

The former New York City and Miami schools chief goes back to public education after stint as consultant and technology company president.

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