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Presenting the CLASS Project

On November 13, 2009, the Chalkboard Project presented the CLASS Project at the Oregon School Boards Association's 63 annual convention. Panelists from Redmond, Sherwood, Tillamook, and Forest Grove school districts share their CLASS Project experiences.

CLASS Project gathering

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.

Is Oregon Ready to Learn?

Five recommendations from the Children's Institute to improve Oregon’s kindergarten readiness.

Schools in Crisis

A report providing a state by state analysis of teacher compensation for master degrees.

The Widget Effect

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.

Fixing Tenure

A proposal by the Education Study Center on how to ensure teacher effectiveness and due process

Proficiency-Based Instruction

A paper on proficiency-based education is excerpted from a 2008 Oregon Education Roundtable white paper entitled Taking Promising High School Practices to Scale.

Educating Autistic Children

A summary of current best practices in educating autistic spectrum disorders.

NCTAF/GSU Induction Project Final Report.

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.

Extending Learning Time

A review of research on extended learning time in K-12 schools.