In 2012 the legislature passed SB 290 strengthening expectations for educator evaluations and professional growth. This Primer is a guide for Oregon's educational leaders to support the successful implementation of SB 290.

The Issues

Finance and Accountability

Click above to see research and reports related to Oregon’s K-12 budget, the need to provide schools with stable and adequate funding, and creating accountability throughout the education system.

Quality Educators

Research shows that of classroom factors, educators have the most significant impact on student learning. Click above to see research and report related to supporting educators to do their best work for all kids.

Student Success

Click above to learn more about the challenges Oregon’s students face and the projects and policies that could improve their chances of success.

Oregon Conditions Reports

Click above to learn more about the current state of Oregon’s schools and what Chalkboard is doing to strengthen education across Oregon.