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Our Opinion: 'A' for effort on education panel

Doing the same thing year after year – arguing about two sets of budget numbers, and citing ‘best practices,’ and shaking our heads when state graduation rates remain in the bottom five nationally – won’t do it anymore. 22 more words

Portland Tribune

Editorial: Legislators’ education tour wastes time and money

Legislators plan to waste precious time and money touring the state to learn what is already well-known.

The Joint Committee on Student Success will seek answers to the state’s abysmal high school graduation rate with a year-long tour starting after this year’s short legislative session ends March 11. 41 more words

Oregon Legislature

Legislators tasked with fixing Oregon's dismal graduation rate

Fixing gaps in Oregon’s education system and reversing the state’s third-worst-in-the nation graduation rate is now the responsibility of 13 legislators.

Source: Legislators tasked with fixing Oregon’s dismal graduation rate

Oregon Legislature

The Stories Data Tell

Day 160

Part 2 – True Adventures Yet To Be Lived

Chapter 18: The Stories Data Tell

Data tells a story. The dangers of data of course, is that it can tell whatever story you want it to. 1,116 more words

Education

At the end of a difficult year: Editorial

The work that’s been done, the work that remains ahead

The Oregonian/OregonLive Editorial Board’s agenda helps us track developments in key public policy realms, always with the hope of keeping Portland and Oregon on the path toward the best possible outcomes. 49 more words

The Oregonian

Graduating Class ALL Accepted To College | Their School Lied

Parents, as you read, please keep in mind that the numbers your child’s school put out may not be an honest reflection of learning. Educators, please speak out if this is a problem in your school; you are not alone in this boat. 843 more words

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Graduation Rates - OPB's Think Out Loud

We talk with Iowa Education Director Ryan Wise about some of the strategies the state has employed to boost its high school graduation rate. Iowa tops the nation in overall rates. 28 more words

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