Tag Archives: Education

10 Oregon schools with the worst math scores

Test scores for every Oregon public school came out Thursday, and they show that some schools struggle to equip their students with necessary math skills. The tests are hard, and statewide, only 41 percent of students attained a proficient score on the math section. But at these schools, more than 90 percent of the students […]
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How 1 Oregon school district gets exceptional results

Oregon’s latest round of standardized test scores came out last week, and results among low-income students were bleak. Only 41 percent ended the year proficient at reading and writing. Just a quarter of them had mastered math. But among the state’s large and mid-sized districts, one managed to shatter that pattern. Low-income students make up more […]
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Opting out of tests leaves other students in the cold: Editorial Agenda 2017

There’s not much to celebrate in the standardized test results released last week by state education officials. The drop in students’ reading, writing and math scores is a startling downturn in a state already lagging much of the country in graduation and other educational goals. Source: Opting out of tests leaves other students in the […]
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Oregon reading, writing, math scores decline across the board

Oregon students lost ground in reading, writing and math over the past year, according to test results released Thursday. Particularly in the elementary grades, fewer students achieved proficiency on end-of-year exams designed to show whether they are on track to be ready for college and the world of work. Source: Oregon reading, writing, math scores […]
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Oregon elementary schools with the most strong readers

Test scores for every Oregon school came out Thursday. They show which Oregon schools had the highest success rates. Pupils have to be strong readers and writers to achieve a proficient score on the text. We will show you the 10 Oregon elementary schools that managed to get at least 84 percent of their students […]
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Video: State assessment takeaways

Here are some of the key takeaways from the state assessments results released in Oregon on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Source: Video: State assessment takeaways

Oregon state school tests show high school improvements, drops overall

Oregon student test scores dropped in most grades with the exception of high school, according to a review of statewide data. The state is in its third year administering the end-of the-year Smarter Balanced Assessment for English and Math, and Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills to students in grades 3 through 8 and juniors […]
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Students’ test scores dip in math, language; more opting out of testing

Students in the Eugene-Springfield area, for the most part, performed slightly worse on state-mandated Smarter ­Balanced and OAKS tests during the 2016-17 school year, compared with the year before, according to newly released state data. Source: Students’ test scores dip in math, language; more opting out of testing | Local | Eugene, Oregon

Oregon Standardized Test Scores Show Racial Gaps Remain

Student performance on mandatory standardized tests in the spring of 2017 showed little change compared with results from the last two years, according to results the Oregon Department of Education released Thursday. Source: Oregon Standardized Test Scores Show Racial Gaps Remain | KUOW News and Information

First session of Legislature trains focus on education

Freshman state representative Janeen Sollman looks back on her first season in Salem. Source: Pamplin Media Group – First session of Legislature trains focus on education