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Oregon Workforce and Economic Information: Differences in Workers’ Employment, Education and Industry by Ethnicity

According to the 2013-2017 five-year ACS estimates (the most current available), Oregon had roughly 2.1 million people between the ages of 25 and 64. Of them, 236,000 were of Hispanic or Latino origin, while the state’s non-Hispanic population in the same prime working age range totaled 1.9 million. The non-Hispanic population includes Oregonians of any […]
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Health educator coming to Umatilla County

The Umatilla County Public Health Department will start looking for applicants to fill a new health educator position. The full-time health educator position was approved by county commissioners earlier this week. The work will involve local health data analysis, communicable disease investigations and education on the prevention of communicable diseases, such as sexually transmitted infections […]
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These Oregon high schools kept at least 95% of freshmen on track

These are the only high schools with 500 students or more that got at least 95% of freshmen to earn enough credits in 2018-19. Source: These Oregon high schools kept at least 95% of freshmen on track

Oregon school performance ratings reveal shortfalls, successes and, in Portland, particularly stark problems

Oregon issued new ratings on 1,225 schools Thursday. Portland Public Schools was over-represented on lists of schools with the lowest performance and schools that least succeeded in helping their students make progress in reading and writing over the course of the school year. Source: Oregon school performance ratings reveal shortfalls, successes and, in Portland, particularly […]
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Oregon high schools set freshmen up for success with record-high performance

Oregon high schools hit a new high point of success at getting freshmen to earn enough credits to be on track for high school graduation in 2018-19, new figures show. Source: Oregon high schools set freshmen up for success with record-high performance

School report cards: Salem-Keizer sees staff changes, progress, declines with students

The annual At-A-Glance reports released by the Oregon Department of Education reflect staff changes, but mixed results in Salem-Keizer Public Schools. Source: School report cards: Salem-Keizer sees staff changes, progress, declines with students

Eugene, Bethel, Springfield see varied results in grad rates, student growth in annual report cards

Schools in the Eugene-Springfield area performed well overall in the statewide annual school report cards for the 2018-2019 school year in areas like upping attendance and ensuring freshmen are on track to graduate. Source: Eugene, Bethel, Springfield see varied results in grad rates, student growth in annual report cards

Local school districts get their report cards

The Oregon Department of Education released its At-A-Glance Profiles for schools and districts Thursday — brief dashboard summaries of how schools are doing, with data on attendance, student achievement and whether students are on-track to graduate. Source: Local school districts get their report cards

State report cards: attendance up, achievement less certain

Jackson County’s largest school districts saw more of their students show up for more school days between the most recent two school years, new report card data shows. Source: State report cards: attendance up, achievement less certain

Southern Oregon teachers learn how to teach children about race

Macy Senestraro knows the story of her own family’s journey to the U.S. The special education teacher at Bellview Elementary School is the granddaughter of immigrants who she said faced discrimination upon arriving in California from Mexico. Source: Southern Oregon teachers learn how to teach children about race