Category Archives: Dept. of Education (ODE)

Oregon graduation rate hits 80% as all student groups show gains

Oregon schools raised the statewide graduation rate for the class of 2019 to 80%, slightly narrowed racial and economic inequities and registered improvement with every single group of students. Source: Oregon graduation rate hits 80% as all student groups show gains – oregonlive.com

Portland Public Schools’ graduation rates improve but drop at schools with high leadership churn

Eighty-one percent of seniors in Portland Public Schools graduated in 2019, according to new state data. Source: Portland Public Schools’ graduation rates improve but drop at schools with high leadership churn – oregonlive.com

Oregon grad rate reaches historic high, Salem-Keizer also improves

Oregon’s four-year high school graduation rate for 2018-19 broke 80% for the first time in the state’s history. Salem-Keizer isn’t far behind at 79%. Source: Oregon grad rate reaches historic high, Salem-Keizer also improves

Oregon Graduation Rates Hit 80%, An All-Time High. Here’s The Story In 6 Districts.

Oregon’s graduation rate has hit 80%, an all-time high. But the story is about more than the numbers. Source: Oregon Graduation Rates Hit 80%, An All-Time High. Here’s The Story In 6 Districts. . News | OPB

Local schools improve graduation rates by up to 10% last year

Oregon schools saw a small increase in statewide graduation rates for the 2018-2019 school year with 80% of students graduating within four years, according to data released by the Oregon Department of Education on Thursday. Source: Local schools improve graduation rates by up to 10% last year – News – The Register-Guard – Eugene, OR

Pendleton, Hermiston lag behind graduation milestone

A rising tide doesn’t always lift all boats. The Oregon Department of Education announced Thursday that the state’s 80% graduation rate for the 2018-19 school year was the highest ever, and although most local schools grew along with the state, the region’s two largest school districts — Pendleton and Hermiston — continued to lag behind. […]
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‘Serious violation’ of safe-sleep rules preceded baby’s day care death, Oregon regulators say

Oregon child care regulators imposed first-of-their-kind restrictions Thursday on a Hillsboro day care where an infant died Jan. 6. The Office of Child Care found a “serious danger to the health and safety of children” and ordered Mrs. Williams Childcare, operated by Jeannette Williams, to stop caring for children younger than 2. Source: ‘Serious violation’ […]
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Thousands of online charter students won’t get new Oregon schools money

Schools serving thousands of Oregon students online won’t see any additional money to support them while Oregon embarks on a $2 billion education spending plan. The state’s 19 virtual charter schools, which have about 13,000 students, were excluded from the largest pot of money in the Student Success Act, a new state law intended to […]
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Oregon’s new tribal history curriculum slowly rolling out

Eagerly anticipated by area teachers and students, the teachings were created with the state’s nine tribes. Source: Oregon’s new tribal history curriculum slowly rolling out

After school programs out of reach for 200,000 Oregon kids

Across the state, parents report after school programs are too expensive, full or simply not available – even though research and surveys show they help kids in school. Source: After school programs out of reach for 200,000 Oregon kids | Salem Reporter | News about Salem – In-depth, Accurate, Trusted