Teacher Contract Database Launched

New database brings accessibility and transparency to publicly available information on Oregon teacher contracts. Read more.

Open Books Now Online Source for Report Cards

Browse your school and district report cards. Compare with similar schools and districts across the state. Information=Smart Decisions. Read more.

The Value of Teacher Evaluations

Read Chalkboard President Sue Hildick's Opinion piece in the Oregonian on the value of the Teacher Incentive Fund. Read more.

Report Release: The Condition of Education for Members of Oregon's Indian Tribes

Tribal students in Oregon face many hurdles in educational achievement and attainment. See the findings. Read more.

2013 CLASS Project Dashboard

The effects of the CLASS Project are powerful. CLASS districts continue to move students to proficiency on state tests faster than the rest of the state and close achievement gaps between traditionally underperforming student groups and the rest of Oregon students. Read more.

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Why do we keep talking about equity?

We’ve been talking a lot about equity recently. Whether it’s about student achievement and opportunity gaps or about... Read more

Education Equity and Teacher Effectiveness

Recent events have once again raised the question of equal access to quality education, and how far we must still go as ... Read more

Oregon’s Educator Workforce Diversity: Still Falling Short

The gap between student and educator demographics in Oregon continues to widen. Although Oregon’s students of color ma... Read more

Increasing Oregon’s numbers of diverse teachers will take everyone to support culturally and linguistically diverse students

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Attracting and supporting culturally diverse students onto a career runway into teaching

Mary Cadez is the project director for Chalkboard’s TeachOregon Project. Formerly, she was the assistant superintenden... Read more

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Current Educational Issues

Viking Vengeance run, ugly stuffed creation workshop at Banks Library, Forest Grove school supply drive volunteers needed: School Notes

Today I have news about Forest Grove High School's Viking Vengeance 5k and 10k, an ugly stuffed creation sewing workshop at Banks Publi... Read more.

Enlisting Smartphones In The Campaign For Campus Safety

Developers hope technology can help stop sexual assaults on campus — or at least provide students with easier access to resources.... Read more.

New Bill Aims To Hold Colleges Accountable For Campus Sex Crimes

Under new bipartisan legislation, colleges and universities could face strong new penalties for mishandling cases of sexual assault on campu... Read more.