Student achievement and graduation
Best practices and research to improve student achievement, make data-based decisions, decrease absenteeism and improve graduation rates.
Lifting Oregon's Promise of Graduation
Graduation resources and inspiring stories about Oregon students on the Promise of Oregon's website
Student Achievement Gateway
An in-depth analysis of policy initiatives in Oregon focusing on the role of school boards and student achievement
Oregon Lighthouse Project
An intensive board/superintendent team professional development offering, focused on the board's leadership role for improving student learning
- Information and news relating to graduation in Oregon, including chronic absenteeism and graduation rates
- Graduation in the news - Read graduation stories on the Promise website
The Quality Education Model
Links to information about the Quality Education Model
What is quality education and how much does it cost?
An analysis of the Quality Education Model.
Educational equity and student achievement
Resources to help boards close the achievement gap.
Timeline: Oregon and U.S. racial, immigration and education history
Looking Back In Order to Move Forward, a timeline of Oregon and U.S. racial, immigration and education history outlines significant events during the last 10,000 years that have brought us to where we are today in Oregon education equity.
Educational equity - NSBA resources
Recommended resources from NSBA on boosting student achievement.
Healthy Kids Learn Better
Healthy Kids Learn Better is a way of forming school-community partnerships that address kids' physical, social and emotional needs, improving their potential to learn.
Healthy Kids Learn Better toolkit
Documents and links to information about the Healthy Kids Learn Better partnership
Healthy Kids Learn Better: State and national resources
Links to useful information from Oregon and around the nation.
An example of coordinated school health in action
This is a story about a school that formed a Healthy Kids Learn Better Team made up of school administrators, staff and community partners. The team identified healthful eating and physical activity as key student health issues affecting student attendance and academic achievement.
Listing of OSBA staff with contact information, photos and biographies.
Information about the governance structure of OSBA.