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Oregon's chronic absenteeism problem grows worse, imperiling students' futures

Oregon’s chronic absenteeism rate, found to be one of the worst in the nation, got even worse last school year, new state figures show. More than 108,000 students missed so much school it put them at risk of failing to learn to read well and made them unlikely to earn a diploma. 13 more words

The Oregonian

The achievement gap in Salem-Keizer

Black and Hispanic students are not performing as well as their peers. The district is looking for more ways to reduce the disparity.

Source: The achievement gap in Salem-Keizer

Statesman Journal

School report cards show students declining and stagnant

Graduation rates are stagnant, more students are dropping out, fewer are continuing onto college and less than half are meeting or exceeding certain state standards. 9 more words

Statesman Journal

Editorial: Madras High School makes progress

In a state with high school graduation rates among the lowest in the country, Madras High School stands out, and not in a good way. Less than 60 percent of Madras High School seniors graduated on time in the 2014-15 school year, compared to a statewide average of 73.8 percent. 25 more words

Opinion

Tim Nesbitt: Raising Oregon's graduation rates, one ninth grader at a time

Last year, when I visited school superintendents with questions about how to improve Oregon’s high school graduation rate, one of the most insightful answers I heard came with a number: 213. 36 more words

The Oregonian

Superintendent reviews last year’s goals and looks towards the future

By: Melanie Williamson

Each year, the Vermilion Local Schools Superintendent Phil Pempin reviews his goals from the past year to see what was accomplished and sets new goals for the coming year. 421 more words

Vermilion Ohio