Governor Kate Brown appoints a 17-member Council on Educator Advancement—consisting almost exclusively of educators—to make Oregon the best place in the country for teaching and learning.
The Presidio Institute announced the selection of Sue Hildick as one of 24 professionals from business, non-profit, academia, philanthropy, and government sectors to participate in the Presidio Institute Fellows program. The program, formerly known as the Cross Sector Leadership Fellows Program, is a yearlong, multicity initiative created in partnership with BlackRock, McKinsey, the United States Office of Personnel Management, and the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.
Rural Oregon students face twin challenges of income and distance in meeting their education goals, according to a study released today by Chalkboard Project and the Children’s Institute.
Passage of the new law presents opportunities and challenges for our state as accountability for equitable educational opportunities shifts from the federal government to states.
Each year, nearly 10,000 Oregon students fail to graduate. For every four who do, one falls through the cracks. We rank in the bottom nationally, and while the national rate has been steadily increasing, Oregon’s remains flat.