Portland State University, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), and Chalkboard Project are proud to announce a generous contribution of $150,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation to financially support 22 new candidates in PSU and COSA Leads Preliminary Administrative Licensure program under the innovative Leading for Learning initiative. The teachers, representing a diverse array of communities across the state, are participating in the first cohort of the pilot program, funded by the Oregon Department of Education.
The Presidio Institute announced the selection of Sue Hildick as one of 24 professionals from business, non-profit, academia, philanthropy, and government sectors to participate in the Presidio Institute Fellows program. The program, formerly known as the Cross Sector Leadership Fellows Program, is a yearlong, multicity initiative created in partnership with BlackRock, McKinsey, the United States Office of Personnel Management, and the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.
Rural Oregon students face twin challenges of income and distance in meeting their education goals, according to a study released today by Chalkboard Project and the Children’s Institute.
Each year, nearly 10,000 Oregon students fail to graduate. For every four who do, one falls through the cracks. We rank in the bottom nationally, and while the national rate has been steadily increasing, Oregon’s remains flat.
In a new policy brief released today, the Data Quality Campaign and the Chalkboard Project share recommendations focused on improving the quality and comparability of graduation data in order to support students on their journey to graduation.