Chalkboard Project celebrates 10 years

The Chalkboard Project celebrates 10 years of its role as an Oregon education reformer organization and advocate. Read more.

Leading for Learning new initiative launched

This program is an initiative of the Chalkboard Project to enhance the leadership skills of current school and district leaders across Oregon. Read more.

Recommendations from the Distinguished Leaders Council

The Distinguished Leaders Council, commissioned by Chalkboard Project, developed recommendations based on national research, best practices, and a candid appraisal of Oregon’s current practices in leader preparation. Read more.

Effective teachers close achievement gaps

Teaching effectiveness and teaching conditions close achievement gaps and drive student achievement. Read more.

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.

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Oregon superintendent of the year shares his perspectives on student success

Congratulations to Tillamook’s Randy Schild for being named the 2015 Oregon Schools Superintendent of the Year. Randy ... Read more

Why teacher leadership is often seen, but not heard

Teacher leadership is a title which comes with many perceptions. Just depends who you talk to. Some parents view teacher... Read more

Educators and educator effectiveness must remain a top priority

Yesterday, Governor Kitzhaber proposed to spend $9.4 billion in education, half of his $18.6 billion proposed state budg... Read more

Shining a light on Latino students: A shifting need

Every person has a unique story to tell: Where they came from, what obstacles they faced, and how they got to where they... Read more

How do we make time for teacher collaboration?

We all seem to agree that effective teachers drive student achievement. So it’s no surprise that many efforts are dire... Read more

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Current Educational Issues

Twelve Weeks To A Six-Figure Job

With that pitch, coder boot camps are poised to get much, much bigger. Is this a new education delivery system?... Read more.

Stuyvesant High Student Admits He Didn't Make $72 Million on Stock Trades

After widespread publicity that Mohammed Islam had earned $72 million in the stock market, the story of a 17-year-old Stuyvesant High School... Read more.

University of Virginia Officials Blast Media Coverage

A month after Rolling Stone magazine published a now discredited account of a gang rape at a fraternity house, University of Virginia offici... Read more.