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.
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November 11, 2014
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.
November 22, 2013
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 on state education chiefs for the week of Sept. 23 included a new Oregon K-12 boss and a skydiving Rhode Island education commissioner.