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
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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
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
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
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
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