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Our View: Measure 98 meets budget reality - Opinion

It appears that Ballot Measure 98, the voter-approved initiative that directs the state to spend $300 million on dropout prevention, vocational education and college prep to increase graduation rates, is still alive in the 2017 legislative session. 35 more words

Oregon Legislature

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates at Central Michigan University

This bar graph shows a visual of how long it takes to successfully earn a Bachelor’s degree at Central Michigan University. The length of time a Bachelor’s degree use to take was typically four years but now it is more known for students to receive the degree in eight years. 58 more words

Central Michigan University

Measure 98 remains in limbo

Last November, Oregonians agreed the state’s low high school graduation rates were unacceptable and possible solutions being offered by a measure that required money be set aside, in part, for vocational training were worth a try. 64 more words

Mail Tribune

Central Oregon schools miss special ed graduation goal

Bend-La Pine Schools graduated 63 percent of special ed students within four years

All of the five largest school districts in Central Oregon missed the state’s target of having 75 percent of students in special education programs graduate with a regular diploma within four years. 21 more words

Bend Bulletin

CTE funding is (still) sorely needed

The crippling of the education pipeline for construction and other basic industries must end.

As Spring Break comes to an end for many of Oregon’s students, you can almost hear the familiar sighs in the hallways as students reluctantly head back to class. 10 more words

Portland Tribune

Oregon's Online Schools Offer Flexibility, But Graduation Rates Lag Behind

Parents appreciate the flexibility of online charter schools, but the schools’ graduation rates lag below Oregon’s average.

Backers of school choice have a new ally in the U.S. 44 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Oakridge schools succeeding in reducing student absenteeism with Strive for Five program

Twelve-year-old Delaney Freeman, standing in the entryway of her school, described Oakridge Elementary as a place that “cares” about her. “At my old school in Prairie City, they didn’t care if I showed up or not,” she said following an all-school assembly Friday morning. 27 more words

The Register-Guard