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Nov 11, 2013

Oregon's NAEP Results: Disappointment and Resolve

With the release of the National Assessment of Educational Progress data last week, every state is busy interpreting the "Nation's report card" and figuring out what it means for its students and its education system. 

The Oregon data has some hopeful points and a few clear disappointments. ECONorthwest's assessment of the new data reveals the following:

  • Student Success
Jan 8, 2014

New year, new faces at Chalkboard

Chalkboard’s goal since its inception has been and continues to be helping to make Oregon’s public schools among the nation’s best. Looking back on 2013, I am pleased to say that real steps have been taken to move Oregon closer to a top 10 education system. Innovative educators, strong education leaders, bold legislators and a focused Governor all helped to make 2013 a year of moving in the right direction. If you haven’t read our legislative re-cap or our holiday message, please do.

  • Statements
Feb 26, 2014

Oregon's Common Core

Common Core is an important change. A think tank compared Oregon’s current standards to Common Core and found the new ones superior. Chalkboard initiatives, such as CLASS and TeachOregon, will play important roles in bringing these standards to life.

  • Student Success
Mar 19, 2014

The urgent needs of Oregon's tribal students

For the first time, we have an opportunity to outline existing conditions and define the challenges Oregon’s tribal students face. Prior to this study, tribal leaders could not accurately ascertain how tribal members were performing in school.

  • Student Success
  • Reports
  • Equity and Diversity
Apr 11, 2014

A seagull inspires a philosophy of teaching

“There’s a reason to life,” muses Jon. “We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can find ourselves as creatures of excellence and intelligence and skill. We can be free! We can learn to fly!”

  • Teacher Leadership
  • Student Success
  • Educator Workforce