Improving Education Resources

Best practices and research to improve student achievement and make data-based decisions.

Student achievement gateway

An in-depth analysis of student achievement initiatives in Oregon focusing on the role of school boards.

OSBA/NSBA National Connection ProgramThis is a for-fee service from OSBA

Service package of resources ranging from public engagement techniques to federal insider tips to grant writing assistance.

Educational equity and student achievement

Resources to help boards close the achievement gap.

Oregon Lighthouse Project

The Oregon Lighthouse Project is an intensive board/superintendent team professional development focused on the board’s leadership role for improving student learning.

Districts helping districts

Resource page linking districts to information and tools from other districts.

The Quality Education Model

Links to information about the Quality Education Model

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Improving Education Publications

Extended Day Learning Opportunities

An overview, strategies, and case studies of effective extended day learning opportunities programs.

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Improving Education Related Links


Known for the ACT test, a college entrance exam, ACT is a nonprofit organization offering educational and workplace measurement and research services.

Administrator tookit: 10 tools to help implement the Oregon diploma

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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