education standards

Education assessment

Oregon Students See Lower Scores On Standardized Tests (OPB, 9/12/2013)

Oregon test scores nose-dive, 40 percent of high school juniors failed writing (Oregonian, 9/12/2013)

Students lag on state assessments (Statesman Journal, 9/12/2013)

assessment2012-13 assessment results frequently asked questions [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Education

New reading achievement standards

Study shows why Oregon needs harder reading, math tests: Oregon elementary reading test is No. 2 easiest in nation (The Oregonian, 8/10/2011)

proficiencyMapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales : variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-2009 [PDF] (2011), National Center for Education Statistics