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NC Charter School Graduated 160 Students Who Lacked Coursework

In (or after) March 2017, the North Carolina State Board of Education is supposed to decide whether or not to close Kestrel Heights High School. Information on Kestrel Heights was presented to the board… 1,505 more words


Betsy DeVos Pitches Virtual School with 4-Yr Cohort Grad Rate Below 32 Percent

On March 20, 2017, US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressed the National Association of State Boards of Education in Washington, DC.

Her speech includes the repeated, slanted story of Denisha Merriweather, whose story of private school success… 704 more words


Data2Go Helps Students Graduate On Time

What makes it so hard for students in central Brooklyn to graduate high school and go on to college? Where some may have pointed to statistics that focus on failing schools and overworked teachers, students know that the picture is much bigger than that. 165 more words

Ladders To Success

 Local Superintendent Wins Award - OPB's Think Out Loud

The School Superintendents Association has chosen North Clackamas Schools superintendent Matt Utterback as its superintendent of the year. He’ll tell us how he managed to raise graduation rates, and improve education outcomes for low-income, minority and special education students.

Source: Talking Business | . Radio | OPB

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Delay on Oregon's Measure 98 is unacceptable (Opinion)

Lawmakers are currently debating whether to delay, rollback or slim down Measure 98, the initiative that voters passed by a 2-to-1 margin to increase Oregon’s graduation rate. 49 more words

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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

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