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Student Success Committee will hold public meeting Thursday in Eugene
Friday, March 16, 2018The committee is working to create a plan to improve Oregon K-12 public education and to provide adequate funding.
Joint Committee on Student Success begins yearlong effort to foster better schools
Monday, February 12, 2018The committee is working to create a plan to improve educational outcomes for students across the state.
Oregon needs to fix its school system, education advocates tell legislators
Friday, February 9, 2018The Joint Committee on Student Success heard Friday from business representatives, educators, statewide agencies and students about what schools are doing right and what they need to do.
ODE shortens SBAC test, delays plan to replace it
Friday, January 19, 2018The Oregon Department of Education worked with the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium to create customized tests that take less time but maintain reliability.
Joint committee will explore Oregon education needs for 2019 session
Thursday, January 4, 2018The Oregon Legislature announced that the bipartisan Joint Committee on Student Success will tackle how to pay for a high-quality K-12 education system.
Statewide report card offers detailed look at public education
Thursday, November 30, 2017The Oregon Statewide Report Card 2016-2017 includes data on students, teachers, administrators, schools and assessments.
DeVos visits McMinnville schools to study teaching methods
Wednesday, October 11, 2017DeVos read a news article about the McMinnville School District’s strong instructional results and wanted to understand the methods behind them.
Oregon students beat national average on SAT
Tuesday, September 26, 2017ODE reported 12,700 students took the test last year and participation improved for every student group.
State testing scores fall slightly from last year
Thursday, September 14, 2017Smarter Balanced test scores fell from the previous year for nearly every grade and subject, according to 2016-17 Oregon results.
School year begins with added emphasis on career and technical education
Friday, September 1, 2017Students around the state return to schools looking for ways to answer Measure 98’s career and technical education challenges.
U.S. Department of Education approves Oregon ESSA plan
Thursday, August 31, 2017Oregon's plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act lays out the guiding principles of Oregon education under federal law.
Oregon plans to drop Smarter Balanced exam in high school
Wednesday, May 3, 2017In 2018-19, the state plans to replaced Smarter Balanced with a nationally recognized test such as the SAT or ACT at the high school level.
State Board of Education approves Oregon plan for ESSA
Thursday, April 27, 2017After an extra month of fine-tuning, the State Board of Education approved Oregon’s plan for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Oregon Department of Education seeks comment on ESSA plan
Wednesday, February 15, 2017The Every Student Succeeds Act gives states more autonomy and greater flexibility to address local needs.