On November 13, 2009, the Chalkboard Project gave a presentation on the CLASS Project at the Oregon School Boards Association's 63rd Annual Convention. Panelists from Redmond, Sherwood, Tillamook, and Forest Grove School Districts share their experiences with the CLASS Project.
Oregon Department of Education budget note on aforementioned transportation issue. The Executive Summary.
On October 28th, over eighty district superintendents, teachers, union representatives, classified staff and school board members gathered to hear from each other about their progress or plans for the CLASS Project. Representatives from twelve districts were represented and spent time engaging with each other through table talks and small group discussions.
Five recommendations from the Children's Institute to improve Oregon’s kindergarten readiness.
A report providing a state by state analysis of teacher compensation for master degrees.
A report examines 'pervasive and longstanding failures' to respond to variations in the effectiveness of our teachers.
Where does the system stand and where could we go from here? An update on a 2007 paper.
A Teacher Development Continuum: The Role of Policy in Creating a Supportive Pathway into the Profession.
Article by the New Teacher Center.
Chalkboard’s annual report to the Oregon community on the condition of K-12 education.
A proposal by the Education Study Center on how to ensure teacher effectiveness and due process
Report on the Hispanic-White achievement gap in Oregon schools.
A review of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act and the opportunities it could provide for Oregon schools.
A paper on proficiency-based education is excerpted from a 2008 Oregon Education Roundtable white paper entitled Taking Promising High School Practices to Scale.
A statistical portrait of Black students and their teachers spanning six school districts in Multnomah County, and the Black-White Achievement Gap in Multnomah County
New Teacher Center, University of California, Santa Cruz.
A summary of current best practices in educating autistic spectrum disorders.
ICCTE Journal.Org. Volume 3 Issue 2.
The National Commission on Teaching and America's Future (NCTAF) and Georgia State University (GSU) developed a model for induction of new teachers in urban high need schools.
A review of research on extended learning time in K-12 schools.
Discusses the basic elements of Student Learning Objectives (SLO's) as a way to measure educator effectiveness. Published by the U.S. Dept. of Education.