Tag Archives: Student Success Act

Opinion: Give K-3 teachers what they need to help kids become readers

Oregon’s amazing elementary school students are capable of becoming readers. Oregon’s equally amazing teachers are capable of teaching them how. It’s time for the state to give them what they need to succeed. Neuroscience proves that while we’re wired for speech, human beings must train our brains to read. Source: Opinion: Give K-3 teachers what […]
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Give K-3 teachers what they need to help kids become readers | Opinion

Phonics-based instruction has been shown to be effective in other states, writes author Angela Uherbelau. Oregon should dedicate a small portion of its new Student Success Act funds to training for teachers to help kids achieve reading proficiency, she writes. Source: Opinion: Give K-3 teachers what they need to help kids become readers

Reschke talks legislature highlights with KCSD

State Rep. E. Werner Reschke shared highlights from the 2019 legislative session Thursday night with members of the Klamath County School District board of directors, including addressing why he voted against the Student Success Act and what he would’ve liked to see it contain. Source: Reschke talks legislature highlights with KCSD | Local News | […]
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Parents, teachers want Portland schools to boost social emotional supports with new state cash

Portland Public Schools officials surveyed thousands of teachers, parents and administrators on how the district should deploy new education dollars. One issue topped most everyone’s list. Source: Parents, teachers want Portland schools to boost social emotional supports with new state cash

Licensed librarians in Oregon, and in Umatilla County, are becoming a rare breed, but the Student Success Act could change that

It is the fall quarter at Blue Mountain Community College and English instructor Ki Russell is about to learn how much her students know about finding accurate information online for research papers. “I can never assume anything,” she said. “Some students are comfortable with reading and citing, but not with locating sources. In some cases, […]
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State funding aims to improve early childhood education

Oregon’s Student Success Act will give $200 million statewide to improve and expand early childhood education. Oregon’s $1 billion-per-year Student Success Act, passed this spring, has received lots of attention for increasing K-12 education funding statewide. But $200 million of the business tax will go toward improving and expanding early childhood education in Oregon for […]
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Editorial: Give taxpayers their say on school money

The agenda for the Thursday night meeting of the Corvallis School Board includes this pleasant topic: How should the district plan for how to spend its share of the extra money coming its way from the Student Success Act? As you might recall, the Student Success Act, which was passed by this year’s legislative session, […]
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Salem-Keizer leaders seek community input for $35 million in new state school funding

District leaders want to focus Student Success Act money on closing achievement gaps for black, Native American, Pacific Islander, homeless and low-income students, as well as students with disabilities. Source: Salem-Keizer leaders seek community input for $35 million in new state school funding | Salem Reporter

This district has a million questions

MILTON-FREEWATER — The Milton-Freewater Unified School District, like every district in the state of Oregon, is about to come into a Legislative-approved windfall, of sorts. Source: This district has a million questions

OR Communities Part of Next Phase of Student Success Act

As Oregon teachers and communities celebrate the Student Success Act, the first phase in how funding will be doled out is beginning. The bill’s passage marked a major milestone for education, which has seen disinvestment since a 1990 ballot measure limited the dollars available. For school districts to receive funding, they’ll have to engage with local […]
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