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Gov. Brown plans to name ‘education innovation officer’

A focus of the new education innovation officer position in her administration would be improving Oregon’s high school graduation rates, which are among the country’s lowest.

New ‘Promise’ video debuts: ‘Let’s dream bigger’

The video, demonstrating how Oregon schools are preparing students for college and career, was filmed at schools in Philomath, Umatilla, Portland, Bandon and Tigard-Tualatin.

Report hails David Douglas for mainstreaming English learners

A new policy paper from New America, a nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C., highlights Oregon’s David Douglas School District as a national model for teaching younger dual language learners.

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Governor taps school board members to help guide higher education

5/16/2012 - Gov. John Kitzhaber has appointed five locally-elected school board members to serve on the newly created Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

Gladstone School District wins national recognition from the American School Board Journal

4/04/2011 - The Center for Children and Families, which offers educational programs and social services, earns Magna Award honorable mention.