Education goals

Oregon lawmakers, sensing ambitious education goals out of reach, prepare to drop them (Oregonian, 3/23/2017)

From goal to reality, 40-40-20 : a report on strategies to meet Oregon’s 40-40-20 education goals (2012) Oregon University System

Oregon learns : the strategy to get to 40/20/20 (2011) Oregon Office of the Governor, Oregon Education Investment Team

Protection for transgender students

Despite Trump rollback, Oregon guidelines still protect transgender students (Oregonian, 2/23/17)

Oregon officials: Federal reversal on K-12 transgender bathrooms will have no local effect (Register Guard, 2/24/17)

transprotectionGuidance to school districts : creating a safe and supportive school environment for transgender students [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Education

Oregon graduation rates

Oregon’s graduation rate, among worst in nation, inches up 1 percent (Oregonian, 1/26/2017)

Career tech graduation rates 11% higher than state average (Statesman Journal, 1/26/2017)

How race, economic status affect Oregon graduation rates (Statesman Journal, 1/26/2017)

Officials say Oregon’s high school graduate rate increased in 2016 by 1 percentage point from the year (Register Guard, 1/26/2017)

Hard work pays off as more local high schoolers graduate (Portland Tribune, 1/26/2017)

Oregon’s grad rate creeps up one percentage point (Bend Bulletin, 1/26/2017)

Hermiston grad rates tick up; Pendleton’s soar (East Oregonian, 1/26/2017)

Grad rates up for Oregon, down for most Benton schools (Gazette Times, 1/26/2017)

trendsTrends in cohort graduation rates (annual) Oregon Department of Education

summarySummary of four-year cohort graduation rates (annual) Oregon Department of Education