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Dec 7, 2017

Tracking Oregon's Progress Report

Oregon Community Foundation recently released their research findings on Oregon's opportunity gap. The Tracking Oregon's Progress Report shows why children born into lower-income families are less likely to escape the cycle of poverty. The full report features information on ways to work with communities around the state to create equity in opportunity. 

Read the full report here

  • Oregon Conditions Reports
  • Student Success
  • Equity and Diversity
Sep 8, 2017

Chalkboard Project’s statement on DACA

Chalkboard Project is deeply troubled by President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which will disrupt the lives of thousands of children, students, and families across our nation.

We are particularly concerned with the insecurity, disruption, and trauma this action will inflict in our classrooms and schools for educators, students, and parents.

Sep 6, 2017

Resetting the Public Policy Table

This article was orginally pubished in the September issue of the Oregon Business magazine.

What happens when philanthropy takes a seat at the education reform table? Thirteen years ago, Oregon philanthropy decided to find out.

For more than a decade now, an extraordinary conversation has been taking place in Oregon’s schools and halls of government.

  • Quality Educators
  • Policy
  • Accountability
Sep 5, 2017

Chalkboard Project launches school board governance pilot

Chalkboard launches a new initiative to improve student outcomes through school board governance and equity. In September, two school districts—Corvallis and Medford—will begin working with expert trainers to develop effective governance models and policies, and strengthen the use of equity as an important lever in raising student achievement. Read more about the initiative here: