Improving Education Resources
Best practices and research to improve student achievement and make data-based decisions.
An in-depth analysis of student achievement initiatives in Oregon focusing on the role of school boards.
Resources to help boards close the achievement gap.
An introduction to the Lighthouse Project, a research-based curriculum designed to help boards develop leadership in student achievement.
Resource page linking districts to information and tools from other districts.
Links to information about the Quality Education Model
Paul C. Gorski explores our preconceptions about equity issues and the dissonance that occurs when new truths battle established beliefs.
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Improving Education PublicationsAn overview, strategies, and case studies of effective extended day learning opportunities programs.
Explains the issues related to raising student achievement, including public engagement to establish a vision, setting standards and implementing testing.
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Improving Education Related LinksKnown for the ACT test, a college entrance exam, ACT is a nonprofit organization offering educational and workplace measurement and research services.
As new, more rigorous diploma requirements are launched in Oregon schools, administrators need tools and information to help with planning and implementation.
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