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Oregon's broken education system shackles our students (Opinion)

Until fixing Oregon’s broken education system for our children is the Legislature’s highest, primary priority, Senate Republicans cannot in good conscience make any other budget decisions. 21 more words

The Oregonian

South Coast schools see improved graduation rates

North Bend School District calls its rating “deceiving”

Schools on the South Coast are seeing improved graduation rates.

The Oregon Department of Education released a report late last month showing that the state average jumped from 73.8 percent in 2014/15 to 74.8 last year, and most schools on the coast either met or exceeded that average. 11 more words

Dept. Of Education

Editorial: Hard work pays off spectacularly

Hearty congratulations are in order for the stunning turnaround of the graduation rate at The Dalles High School.

After years of a gradually improving grad rate that still lagged well behind the state average, the class of 2016 knocked it out of the park, leapfrogging the school’s rate to eight points above the state average. 26 more words

Opinion

Study: Struggling college students get a hand to graduate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting through college isn’t easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. A new tool involving big data can help those at risk. 831 more words

Education

How are our Students with Disabilities Really Doing Academically?

The astounding district graduation rate increase of 13% from 2014 (75%) to 2015 (88%) was attributed in part to gains in the graduation rate of students with disabilities (SWDs). 645 more words

OUR VIEW: Focusing on what’s important

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown should receive some credit for her focus on education in the state. Her devotion and dedication to helping with education in Oregon was under the spotlight last week when she testified before the Senate Education Committee about some of her proposals. 42 more words

Opinion

Kate Brown pushes bills to boost graduation rates, teacher training

Gov. Brown is hoping to get $20 million for a graduation equity fund, which would use a three-pronged approach to help students of color and those in poverty graduate on time. 13 more words

The Oregonian