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May 26 2016 1:03PM
Calendar Fall Training Opportunity!
Data Awareness and Tools for Analysis: Bootcamp Re-Booted (limited space available) WHAT? The focus of this inservice day is: Using the Multi-year Database Using the Data Manager tool Boot Camp Refresher We will examine how t...
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May 26 2016 9:49AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 26, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 26, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Content and Assessment ...
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May 25 2016 2:24PM
News Announcement Math Items with Spanish-Only Answer Areas
As stated in the Oregon Accessibility Manual, the Smarter Balanced Math tests support full Spanish translation of each Math stimulus and item that appears stacked above the original English. In the past weeks, ODE has received a number of questions r...
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May 25 2016 2:20PM
Calendar AESRP Meeting on June 1, 2016
The spring Assessment of Essential Skills Review Panel (AESRP) meeting will be June 1, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., via webinar. You can register to attend the meeting by clicking on the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/389762...
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May 25 2016 2:14PM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM 2015-16 Reporting Period To Close May 27, 2016
The 2015-2016 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection is now open and will close on Friday, May 27 at 11:59 PM. The collection will reopen for Audit Review on June 2, 2016 through the end of the day on June 10, 2016. Training materials can be found on...
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May 25 2016 2:12PM
Calendar OAKS Extended Assessment 2015-16 Test Records Available May 27, 2016
OAKS Extended English Language Arts (ELA), Extended Mathematics, and Extended Science records will be available on Friday, May 27 in Student Centered Staging, Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE), and Secure Assessment Reports 2.0 on the ODE secure...
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May 25 2016 2:09PM
Calendar Student Centered Staging Closes 2015-2016 Subjects for Preliminary Report Processing
Student Centered Staging will be closed for editing all 2015-2016 test records at the following times: Friday, June 3 at 5 PM until 9 AM on Tuesday, June 7. Friday, June 10 at 5 PM until 9 AM on Tuesday, June 14. Secure Assessment Reports an...
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May 25 2016 1:42PM
News Announcement Memo: Promoting Nutrition in Summer Meal Programs, with Best Practices Revised SP28-2016; CACFP 09-2016; SFSP 11-2016
may 25, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the Summer Food Service Program and the National School Lunch Program’s Seamless Summer Option RE: USDA Policy Memo: Promoting Nutrition in Summer Meal Programs, with Best Practices Revised SP 06-2016v2, SFSP 0...
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May 24 2016 2:56PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: May 23, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Annual Training and Program Agreememnt ...
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May 24 2016 2:52PM
News Announcement Memo: SFSP Participation by Higher Education Institutions, Hospitals, and other Non-Profit Organizations under Contract with a Food Service Management Company SFSP 12-2016
May 24, 2016 TO: Sponsor of the Summer Food Service Program RE: SFSP Participation by Higher Education Institutions, Hospitals, and other Non-Profit Organizations under Contract with a Food Service Management Company SFSP 12-2016 Action Require...
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May 24 2016 10:51AM
News Announcement Memo: Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision
May 24, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs RE: Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision EThe Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is becoming increasingly aware of sponso...
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May 24 2016 10:31AM
Calendar 2016-17 District Test Coordinator and Information Only Contact Forms
ODE requires that districts annually designate a District Test Coordinator (DTC) using the District Test Coordinator Designation Form. This form is used to maintain ODE’s internal contact database and email listservs. (Please note that this form does...
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May 24 2016 9:51AM
Calendar Notice: Oregon Department of Education Seeking Speaking and Listening Waiver from ESSA
On behalf of the State of Oregon, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has requested a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education of the requirement under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that Oregon’s assessment system measure the full ra...
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May 23 2016 2:34PM
News Announcement Title IIA Technical Assistance Webinar Recording Available
On May 16th, ODE staff held the annual Title IIA Technical Assistance webinar to support districts in their planning and application for funds in 2016-17. The recording of the webinar is now available at the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch...
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May 23 2016 2:33PM
News Announcement Health & Physical Education Instructional Materials Adoption Criteria Committees
The Oregon Department of Education is currently seeking teachers, curriculum specialists, and other experienced professionals for the Health Instructional Materials Adoption Criteria and the Physical Education Instructional Materials Adoption Criteria ...
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May 23 2016 8:40AM
News Announcement ESEA to ESSA - The Odyssey Continues!
During August of 2016, ODE will again be sponsoring two Odyssey Conferences targeting the needs of district federal program staff. This year’s sessions will include the current program requirements remaining in effect for the 2016-2017 school year, and...
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May 23 2016 8:29AM
News Announcement Requesting Feedback on Proposed Physical Education Standards and Grade Level Outcomes
In its commitment to provide teachers with a standards-based educational system, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), with assistance from stakeholders, has conducted a review and revision of the Oregon physical education content standards. Over ...
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May 23 2016 4:59AM
News Announcement Memo: Requests for Exemption from the School Meals’ Whole Grain-Rich Requirement for School Year 2016-2017
May 23, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: Extension Notice: Requests for Exemption from the School Meals’ Whole Grain-Rich Requirement for School Year 2016-2017 SP 33-2016 Action Re...
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May 20 2016 10:07AM
News Announcement Memo: Special Milk Program - 2016-2017 Renewal Information for State Agency-Sponsor Permanent Agreement
May 20, 2016 RE: 2016-2017 Renewal Information for State Agency-Sponsor Permanent Agreement Due Date: June 30, 2016 Action Required Special Milk Program Sponsors are required to complete the 2016-2017 Program Agreement Renewal with ...
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May 19 2016 11:12AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 19, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 19, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Content and Assessment ...
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May 19 2016 11:07AM
Calendar Preliminary 2016-17 Test Administration Manual Now Available
The Preliminary 2016-17 Test Administration Manual is now available at http://www.ode.state.or.us/go/tam. The Preliminary 2016-2017 TAM contains all final policies for the 2016-2017 Kindergarten Assessment administration (Section 10). For all other a...
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May 19 2016 11:00AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17 Reminders UPDATED
KA TRAINING WEBINAR: If you are a District Testing Coordinator, please register here to attend one of the required ODE provided Kindergarten Assessment webinar trainings: Wednesday May 25, 2016 from 3 - 4 PM    The deadline to regi...
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May 19 2016 10:25AM
News Announcement Content and Advisory Panels - Members Needed for Three Year Commitment
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is recruiting for our Content and Assessment Advisory Panels. We are seeking highly qualified and motivated educators and community members committed to making a valuable contribution to the revision of standard...
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May 19 2016 2:05AM
News Announcement Memo: Procedure for Submitting Site Claims for May, June, and July 2016-17
May 23, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs RE: Procedure for Submitting Site Claims for May, June, and July Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs are required ...
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May 18 2016 5:46PM
Calendar Content and Assessment Advisory Panel Recruitment
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) establishes content standards and reviews these standards and their assessments to ensure that they meet the needs of students in preparing them for college, career, and civic life. ODE is seeking highly qual...
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May 18 2016 5:38PM
News Announcement PSAT Achievement Standard for Reading; Status of Achievement Standard for Math
ODE has now received the final PSAT concordance tables (showing the scores on the old and revised PSAT that would have been met by the same percentage of students) from College Board. Because the final concorded reading score is the same as the pr...
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May 18 2016 5:32PM
Calendar Freshman On-Track Data Collection Opens May 19, 2016
The Freshman On-Track collection opens at 1 PM on May 19, and will close on July 11 at 11:59 PM. Documentation is posted here. A training was conducted on May 11, and a recording is posted here. If you have questions, please contact Isabella Jac...
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May 18 2016 5:28PM
Calendar Annual Cumulative ADM 2015-16 Open May 19 - July 11, 2016
The 2015-16 Annual Cumulative ADM collection will be open beginning May 19, 2016 until 11:59 PM on July 11, 2016. Training for this collection has been posted to the Video Training website at: https://district.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=250. Bet...
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May 18 2016 5:19PM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM 2015-16 Reporting Period Closes May 27, 2016
The 2015-2016 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection is now open and will close on Friday, May 27 at 11:59 PM. Training materials can be found online at the ADM Resources Web Page or the Schedule of Due Dates Page, and the video training can be found...
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May 18 2016 3:36PM
News Announcement Planning Subgrants: Rolling Application Deadline
1 year project awards will fund up to $100,000 for charter schools approved to be chartered by a sponsor and have not opened for operation. Subgrantees will participate in pre-operational activities to support quality implementation. Eligible applicant...
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May 18 2016 2:50PM
News Announcement YDC Intervention Committee Meeting
Intervention Committee Meeting Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Public Service Building, Room 251-A 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, 97310 The Intervention Committee of the Youth Development Council will be meeting...
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May 18 2016 2:46PM
News Announcement YDC Research, Data, and Evaluation Committee Meeting
Research, Data, and Evaluation Committee Meeting Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Public Service Building, Room 200-A 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, 97310 The Research, Data, and Evaluation Committee of the Youth Developmen...
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May 17 2016 2:38PM
News Announcement Summer Meals Newsletter: May 2016
May 2016 This Summer Meals newsletter shares information on: Upcoming USDA and partner events, partnership of the month and school outreach. Click here  to view this Newsletter.
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May 16 2016 2:14PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: May 16, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Annual Program Agreement Renewal ODE ...
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May 16 2016 10:15AM
News Announcement Memo: 2016-2017 Renewal Information for State Agency-Sponsor Permanent Agreement
May 16, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: 2016-2017 Renewal Information for State Agency-Sponsor Permanent Agreement RCCI Due Date: June 23, 2016 Public/Private School Due Date: ...
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May 13 2016 3:53PM
News Announcement May 2016 District Warrants
Click May 2016 District Warrants to view the May payment information for districts.
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May 13 2016 3:47PM
News Announcement May 2016 ESD Warrants
Click May 2016 ESD Warrants to view the May payment information for ESDs.
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May 12 2016 1:53PM
News Announcement 2016 - 2017 Updated Procedural Safeguards
The 2016 - 2017 ODE Procedural Safeguards Notices for ages 0-5 and K-21 are now available. Click here for EI/ECSE and here for K-21. The 2016 - 2017 versions replace any previous versions, and are aligned with the requirements of IDEA 2004,...
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May 12 2016 11:42AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 12, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 12, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Last 2015-16 Informal D...
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May 12 2016 11:36AM
Calendar Last 2015-16 Informal DTC Webinar June 15
Our last Informal District Test Coordinators Webinar will be held on June 15, 2016. DTCs need to register for this webinar at the link provided here even if you had previously registered for the DTC webinar series.
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May 12 2016 11:13AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17 Reminders
KA TRAINING WEBINAR: If you are a District Testing Coordinator, please register here to attend one of the required ODE provided Kindergarten Assessment webinar trainings: Wednesday May 25, 2016 from 3 - 4 PM    The deadline to regi...
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May 12 2016 11:08AM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced Scoring Rules
ODE revised the participation rule for the 2015-16 administration of Smarter Balanced English Language Arts and Mathematics assessments: students are considered participants if they respond to at least five CAT items or at least one PT item. Students...
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May 12 2016 10:57AM
Calendar OAKS Extended Assessment 2015-16 Test Records Available
OAKS Extended Assessment records for 12th graders (if submitted in the Extended Assessment data entry application by April 28) will be available on Friday, May 13 in Student Centered Staging, Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE), and Secure Assessm...
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May 12 2016 9:08AM
News Announcement Implementation Subgrants - Applications Due June 22, 2016
OCSP implementation grants will award between $250,000 - $450,000 for 1-2 year grant periods to charter schools that will open soon after award or have opened within three years of being awarded. Subgrantees will implement projects designed to increase...
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May 11 2016 5:56PM
Calendar Class Roster Collection Open May 12 through June 27
The Class Roster Collection will open on Thursday, May 12 and remain open through 11:59 PM on Monday, June 27. The purpose of the Class Roster Collection is to link teachers and students with their instructional courses. Collecting these data makes i...
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May 11 2016 5:49PM
Calendar Annual Cumulative ADM 2015-16 Open May 19 - July 11
The 2015-16 Annual Cumulative ADM collection will be open beginning May 19, 2016 until 11:59 PM on July 11, 2016. Training for this collection will be presented on Thursday, May 12 at 2 PM, and the recording will be posted on the Video Training websi...
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May 11 2016 5:44PM
Calendar Institutions for Accountability Reporting Validation Closing May 16
The validation for institution data used in the 15-16 School and District Report Cards will close at the end of the day on Monday, May 16. Please check the data for your institution to ensure accuracy and completeness. To view the data: log in v...
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May 11 2016 5:32PM
Calendar Freshman On-Track Data Collection Opens May 19
The Freshman On-Track collection will run May 19 to July 11. The collection manual is available at https://district.ode.state.or.us/apps/info/DataCllctnDetail.aspx?id=346&Collection_ID=1396. Training was conducted on May 11, and a recording will be p...
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May 11 2016 5:27PM
News Announcement New Guidance: Post Graduate Scholars
New guidance and resources regarding participation in and eligibility for the post graduate scholars program is now available at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=5531.
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May 10 2016 11:50AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: May 9, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… School Nutrition Programs Mandatory Ann...
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May 10 2016 10:23AM
News Announcement Revised 2016-17 ESD Estimates as of May 10, 2016
Click Revised 2016-17 ESD Estimates as of May 10, 2016 to view the latest ESD estimates for 2016-17.
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May 10 2016 10:21AM
News Announcement Revised 2016-17 ADMw Breakouts as of May 10, 2016
Click Revised 2016-17 ADMw Breakouts as of May 10, 2016 to view the latest ADMw breakouts for 2016-17.
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May 10 2016 10:17AM
News Announcement Revised 2016-17 District Estimates as of May 10, 2016
Click Revised 2016-17 District Estimates as of May 10, 2016 to view the latest district estimates for 2016-17.
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May 9 2016 3:50PM
News Announcement Memo: Bonding Requirements for FSMC and other Subcontractors SP 35-2016
May 9, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: Bonding Requirements for FSMC and other Subcontractors SP 35-2016 Action Required Enclosed is a policy memo issued by USDA for National Schoo...
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May 9 2016 1:52PM
News Announcement ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group May Meeting
The Oregon Department of Education will be holding a meeting of the ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at ODE in Salem. During this meeting, the Advisory Group will provide the Oregon Department of Education wi...
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May 6 2016 9:04AM
Calendar Save the Date!
ODE/COSA Special Education Fall Conference for Administrators Eugene Hilton Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon Featured Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Sprague Director of the University of Oregon Institute on Violence and De...
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May 6 2016 8:53AM
Calendar 2016 Call for Presenters
Are you interested in presenting at the COSA/ODE Special Education Administrators Annual Fall Conference? We would love to hear from you! Please submit a proposal no later than May 22, 2016. Proposal topic areas should relate to special edu...
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May 6 2016 5:51AM
News Announcement YDC Executive Committee Meeting
YDC Committee Meeting Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Education Northwest 101 SW Main Street Room 5-H, Fifth Floor Portland OR 97204 The Executive Committee of the Oregon Youth Development Council (YDC) will ho...
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May 5 2016 4:11PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of May 5, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of May 5, 2016 to view the final ESD estimates for 2014-15.
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May 5 2016 4:09PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of May 5, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of May 5, 2016 to view the final ADMw breakouts for 2014-15.
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May 5 2016 4:07PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of May 5, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of May 5, 2016 to view the final districts estimates for 2014-15.
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May 5 2016 1:43PM
News Announcement Stacked Spanish-English Stimulus Issue Resolved
AIR identified an issue on May 4, 2016 in which Math Performance Task (PT) stimuli which should have shown both Spanish and English appeared only in Spanish. This issue has been resolved, and stacked Spanish-English Math PT stimuli now display in bot...
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May 5 2016 10:58AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 5, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 5, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS No articles this week ...
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May 5 2016 9:57AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of May 5, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of May 5, 2016 to view the 2015-16 ESD estimates upon which the May Payment will be based.
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May 5 2016 9:55AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of May 5, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of May 5, 2016 to view the 2015-16 ADMw breakouts upon which the May Payment will be based.
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May 5 2016 9:06AM
News Announcement ODE USDA Food Distribution Program Warehouse and Carrier Announcement - May 4, 2016
Click here for important information regarding the ODE USDA Food Distribution Program Warehouse and Carrier.
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May 5 2016 8:32AM
News Announcement Stacked Spanish-English Item Issues
AIR is working with Smarter Balanced to resolve issues related to Math Performance Task (PT) stimuli that are appearing only in Spanish but should show both Spanish and English. A resolution for this issue should be available by Monday, May 9. AIR an...
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May 5 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of May 5, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of May 5, 2016 to view the 2015-16 estimates upon which the May Payment will be based.
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May 4 2016 2:05PM
News Announcement May 2016 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #153 you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Social Sciences Teacher Update, please vi...
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May 4 2016 10:02AM
Calendar Class Roster Collection to Open
The Class Roster Collection will open on Thursday, May 12 and remain open through 11:59 PM on Monday, June 27. The purpose of the Class Roster Collection is to link teachers and students with their instructional courses. Collecting these data makes i...
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May 4 2016 9:59AM
Calendar Student Centered Staging Video Training on May 10, 2016
The video training webinar “Student Centered Staging (Editing/Checking Assessment Data)” is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10 at 2 PM and will be recorded for later viewing. This webinar will focus on management of assessment data in Student Centered St...
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May 4 2016 9:50AM
Calendar 2015-16 Summer Contacts for Accountability
With the end of the year fast approaching, and in an effort to best serve your district/school during the summer months, we are compiling a list of summer contact information for the individuals who play a key role in working with your accountability...
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May 4 2016 9:13AM
Calendar Important Dates for May and June 2016
Date Event May 2 - 13 Logramos Test Window May 5 - 13 Spring Collection Validation Window for: Staff Assignment 2015-16 May 5 - June 20 Collection Window for: Title III Recent Arrivers 2015-16 May 10 @ 2 PM Webinar: Tra...
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May 3 2016 11:06AM
News Announcement New Round of Charter School Grants to be Released
A new round of Charter School Program Grants will be released as follows: Implementation Grants will be released on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Program Planning Grants will be released on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.
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May 3 2016 10:05AM
News Announcement Memo: Outreach to Households on the Availability of Summer Food Service Program Meals
May 3, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program RE: Outreach to Households on the Availability of Summer Food Service Program Meals Section 112 of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 (the Act) amends section 13(a) of the R...
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May 2 2016 4:56PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of May 2, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of May 2, 2016 to view the ESD payment information for the 2014-15 May Reconciliation.
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May 2 2016 4:53PM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of May 2, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of May 2, 2016 to view the ADMw information for the 2014-15 May Reconciliation.
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May 2 2016 4:14PM
News Announcement Memo: Community Eligibility Provision Renewal Notification for 2016-17 School Year
May 2, 2016 TO: Sponsors Participating in the Community Eligibility Provision RE: Community Eligibility Provision Renewal Notification for 2016-17 School Year Action Required due August 31, 2016 Your school district or school is current...
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May 2 2016 3:53PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: May 2, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Summer Food Service Program Outreach ...
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May 2 2016 3:14PM
News Announcement Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Work Group Convenings – May 18 and June 28, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has launched a comprehensive and collaborative effort to develop Oregon’s State Plan for the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the newly reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act...
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May 2 2016 10:54AM
News Announcement 2014-2015 School Nurses Annual Report
Nurses in schools and students with certain medical impairments report. An annual report that provides information regarding the availability of nurses and number of students with medical impairments. For more information, please go to: Sch...
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May 2 2016 10:48AM
News Announcement Governor Kate Brown Signs Proclamation of School Nurse Day
Oregon Department of Education recognizes the critical role school nurses play in every students' education. School Nurse Proclamation
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May 2 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of May 2, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of May 2, 2016 to view the payment information for the 2014-15 May Reconciliation.
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Apr 29 2016 9:26AM
News Announcement Executive Numbered Memo 003-2015-16 - Exemption from Statewide Summative Tests
TO: Superintendents, Principals, and District Test Coordinators RE: Exemption from Statewide Summative Tests Summary: House Bill 2655 establishes a new policy for exempting students from the statewide summative tests. House Bill 2655...
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Apr 29 2016 8:30AM
News Announcement Memo: New… And Justice for All Posters
April 29, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child Nutrition Programs RE: New …And Justice for All Posters Posters Effective Immediately Replace Outdated Posters The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) received a supply ...
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Apr 28 2016 3:21PM
News Announcement YDC REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS: Youth & Innovation Entrepreneurship and Career Readiness Grants
The Youth Development Council is announcing the following funding opportunity: Youth & Innovation: Entrepreneurship and Career Readiness Grants will be awarded in regions across Oregon beginning in mid-July 2016, through June 30, 2017. There i...
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Apr 28 2016 10:50AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 28, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 28, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS No articles this week...
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Apr 28 2016 10:14AM
News Announcement ELA Performance Tasks Have a Variable Number of Items
AIR has received inquiries regarding the number of items on English Language Arts (ELA) Performance Tasks (PT). While the Test Administration Manual notes that Performance Tasks have four items, some PT forms only have three. ELA Performance Tasks ha...
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Apr 28 2016 9:46AM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced Participation Rules for 2015-16
For the 2014-15 administration of the Smarter Balanced English Language Arts and Mathematics assessments, ODE counted as participants all students who responded to at least five items on the computer adaptive (CAT) portion of the assessment and at le...
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Apr 28 2016 8:38AM
News Announcement Title II-A Technical Assistance Webinar - Planning for 2016-17
To assist districts in planning for their Title II-A submissions for 2016-17, the Oregon Department of Education will hold a technical assistance webinar at 9:00 AM on Monday, May 16th. Topics covered will include a review the requirements of II-A as w...
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Apr 25 2016 3:26PM
News Announcement Adaptive Math RFP - Submission Date Change
The Oregon Department of Education will be changing the due date for the Adaptive Math Learning Pilot RFP. It has come to our attention that the deadline for submissions as stated in the RFP was not identified clearly. To resolve this issue, the offi...
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Apr 25 2016 1:43PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: April 25, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… End of the Year Food Donations Webin...
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Apr 22 2016 11:57AM
News Announcement African American Black Student Success Plan - Request for Proposal
The Oregon Department of Education is pleased to issue the Request for Proposal (“RFP”) to provide support for Oregon’s African American/Black students. The programs and services to be provided under the grant will assist African American and Black st...
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Apr 21 2016 11:15AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 21, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 21, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ODE's New Director of...
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Apr 21 2016 10:08AM
News Announcement ODE’s New Director of Assessment - Mary Anderson
ODE is very excited to announce Mary Anderson will be joining our team as the new Director of Assessment. Mary joins ODE from Portland Public Schools, where she most recently served as Senior Manager of Educational Measurement and Assessment in the D...
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Apr 21 2016 9:44AM
Calendar NAEP Request for Information on Late Start or Early Release Days
In 2016-2017, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) will transition from paper-pencil testing to testing on NAEP-provided tablets with keyboards. In most schools, testing on tablets will require two sequential sessions of up to two h...
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Apr 21 2016 9:40AM
News Announcement Test Administrator (TA) Interface Label of “Custom Settings” Now Resolved
On April 6 ODE communicated an issue where the “custom settings” label displayed in the TA interface approval screen for students with standard settings. AIR has resolved this issue so that “Standard” is now displaying in the TA Interface test approv...
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Apr 21 2016 9:34AM
News Announcement ELPA21 Window Now Closed
The 2015-16 ELPA21 window closed on Tuesday, April 19. The final number of 4-domain assessments that were submitted is 52,325. In addition, numerous ELPA21s with domain exemptions were submitted separately. Student tests that had 100% of online items...
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Apr 21 2016 9:28AM
Calendar ELPA21 K-1 Paper-Pencil Writing Materials Return Deadline
The deadline for returning the completed student booklets for the Kindergarten and 1st Grade paper-pencil writing portion of the ELPA21 is next Tuesday, April 26. The shipping instructions for returning the materials can be found in the Resources sec...
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Apr 21 2016 9:22AM
Calendar Extended Assessment: Grade 12 Performance Scores
Performance scores will be available May 13, 2016 for all grade 12 Extended Assessment data entered by/on April 28, 2016. Otherwise, performance scores for Grade 12 Extended Assessment data entered after April 28, 2016 will be available May 27, 2016....
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Apr 21 2016 9:14AM
News Announcement Audio Word Pronunciation for Dictionary Unavailable on iOS (ELA Performance Tasks)
For English Language Arts Performance Tasks, the word pronunciation feature of the embedded dictionary is only available on non-iOS devices. Please ensure that another supported platform is available for students who need access to this feature.
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Apr 21 2016 9:08AM
News Announcement Performance Task Reassignment Requests
This year Smarter Balanced Performance Tasks are randomly assigned to students within schools, however, when a student changes schools the system automatically assigns the student a new Performance Task (PT) even if the student had already started a ...
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Apr 20 2016 5:54PM
News Announcement Test Improprieties and Accessibility Supports
ODE has received a number of adult-initiated impropriety reports related to the administration of an assessment that is inconsistent with a student’s IEP; specifically, all of the statewide assessment accessibility supports identified in a student’s ...
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Apr 20 2016 5:37PM
Calendar Essential Skills Assessment Updates
ACT Scores for Writing Students who complete more than one administration of ACT may combine their highest English and Writing scores from across administrations for the purpose of demonstrating proficiency in the Essential Skill of writing. Fo...
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Apr 20 2016 5:24PM
Calendar Staff FTE and Ethnicity Validations Close Wednesday, April 27
The Staff FTE and Staff Ethnicity Validations will close at the end of the day on Wednesday, April 27. If you have not logged into the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) via the District site yet to check your data, or if you’ve recently changed your dat...
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Apr 20 2016 5:01PM
Calendar Class Roster Web Training Wednesday, April 27
The Web Training for the 2015-16 Class Roster Collection will be held on Wednesday, April 27 at 2 PM. The purpose of the Class Roster Collection is to link teachers and students with the instructional courses. Collecting these data makes it possible ...
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Apr 20 2016 12:24PM
News Announcement College and Career Readiness Program Grants (Re-Issued)
Background In 2015, the Oregon Legislature tasked the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) with convening a (SB418) workgroup that was charged to advise HECC leadership on recommendations to the Commission for a legislative request of f...
108
Apr 19 2016 1:32PM
News Announcement Memo: School Food Authority’s with Food Service Management Company Contracts, Contract Renewal for SY 2016-2017
April 19, 2016 TO: School Food Authority’s with Food Service Management Company Contracts RE: Contract Renewal for SY 2016-2017 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) is required to annually review the one ...
109
Apr 19 2016 8:52AM
News Announcement Summer Meals Newsletter: April 2016
April 2016 This Summer Meals newsletter shares information on: Upcoming USDA and partner events, partnership of the month and school outreach. Click here  to view this Newsletter.
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Apr 18 2016 3:00PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: April 18, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… USDA Recipes for Schools School Lunc...
111
Apr 18 2016 12:18PM
News Announcement April 2016 ESD Warrants
Click April 2016 ESD Warrants to view the payment information for the ESDs for April 2016.
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Apr 18 2016 11:06AM
News Announcement Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Work Group Convening- April 26, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has launched a comprehensive and collaborative effort to develop Oregon’s State Plan for the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the newly reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act...
113
Apr 18 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement April 2016 District Warrants
Click April 2016 District Warrants to view the payment information for the districts for April 2016.
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Apr 15 2016 3:45PM
News Announcement Memo: Notice of Potential Eligibility for Participation in the Community Eligibility Provision
April 15, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs RE: Notice of Potential Eligibility for Participation in the Community Eligibility Provision Your school district or school is currently participating...
115
Apr 15 2016 9:51AM
News Announcement ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group - Oregon Department of Education
Monday, April 18, 2015 from 1-4 p.m. HECC Office-Large Conference Room 775 Court St NE Salem, OR 97310 The Oregon Department of Education will be holding a meeting of the ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group on Monday, April 1...
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Apr 14 2016 11:35AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 14, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 14, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS No articles this week...
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Apr 13 2016 3:05PM
News Announcement Opt-Out Communication Requirements
Beginning in 2016-17, districts are required to share an Annual Notice about state testing with parents at the start of each school year. As outlined in House Bill 2655, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) will make this Annual Notice available ...
118
Apr 13 2016 11:47AM
News Announcement Adaptive Math Learning Pilots - Project Update
We are excited to update you on the status of the Adaptive Math Learning Pilots project. ODE hosted a webinar on April 6, 2016. The webinar has been posted to the ODE site and is available to view here. We have also posted a Questions & Answers doc...
119
Apr 13 2016 11:27AM
News Announcement State Advisory Council for Special Education May 2016 Public Meeting Notice
Thursday, May 12, 2016 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. InterMountain ESD 2001 SW Nye Ave Pendleton, OR 97801 Public Comment is Welcome: Public Comment Will Be Received from 11:30 - 12:00 p.m. A GoToMeeting remote option is available for public c...
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Apr 13 2016 11:21AM
Calendar ELPA21 Testing Window Closes Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The 2015-16 ELPA21 testing window will close as scheduled at the end of the day next Tuesday, April 19. District staff can use the Online Reporting System to run participation reports for tests that are still in progress, tests not started, and tests...
121
Apr 13 2016 11:15AM
News Announcement U.S. Department of Education: Proposals for Consideration by ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Committee
The U.S. Department of Education sent proposals today to the committee working on suggested regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Of particular note, the Department proposes language, consistent with the law, that adopts safeguards t...
122
Apr 13 2016 10:19AM
Calendar Staff FTE and Ethnicity Validations Open Through April 27
The Staff FTE and Staff Ethnicity Validations are currently open in the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) through the end of the day on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. These validations include information on staff FTE, race/ethnicity, grade bands served, to...
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Apr 13 2016 10:09AM
Calendar Institutions for Accountability Reporting Validation Open April 21 - May 16
Institution data used in the 2015-16 School and District Report Cards will be open for review on Thursday, April 21 at 1 PM and remain open through the end of the day on Monday, May 16. Please check the data for your institution to ensure accuracy an...
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Apr 13 2016 10:05AM
Calendar REMINDER: Post-Graduate Scholars Training on April 20
SB 1537, relating to payment for community college coursework by school districts, adds restrictions to districts’ current fifth-year programs, and will require some changes to ADM reporting. ODE invites districts who have fifth-year programs, advanc...
125
Apr 13 2016 9:26AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17
Kindergarten Assessment Overview: The 2016-17 Kindergarten Assessment includes three segments: Early Literacy: an untimed, direct assessment of upper and lowercase English Letter Names and English Letter Sounds Recognition. *Officially identifie...
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Apr 11 2016 1:21PM
News Announcement April 2016 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #152 you will read about professional development opportunities, teacher and student competitions and awards, and much more. To learn about subscribing to the Social Sciences Teacher Update, please vi...
127
Apr 11 2016 11:36AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: April 11, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Oregon Schools Honored for Commitment t...
128
Apr 8 2016 10:33AM
News Announcement Requesting Feedback on Draft Physical Education Standards and Grade Level Outcomes
In its commitment to provide teachers with a standards-based educational system, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE), with assistance from stakeholders, has begun a review and revision of the Oregon physical education content standards. In Februa...
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Apr 8 2016 8:15AM
News Announcement Oregon Schools Honored for Commitment to Wellness
Hudson Park Elementary (Rainer School District), Sams Valley Elementary (Central Point School District), and Serendipity Center have been awarded the 2016 Oregon School Wellness Awards. This award, now in its ninth year, recognizes outstanding school w...
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Apr 7 2016 10:41AM
News Announcement Special Education Child Count and Report Cards
New numbers released by the Oregon Department of Education show little change in the count of students receiving special education services in our state. This school year, 88,132 students aged 0-21 were identified as needing special education services,...
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Apr 7 2016 10:32AM
Calendar Important Dates for April and May 2016
Date Event April 8 @ 11:59 PM Spring Collection Window Closes for: Staff Assignment 2015-16 April 13 @ 2 PM Webinar: Training for Third Period Cumulative ADM Collection 2015-16 April 14 @ 9 AM Webinar: Training for Limited E...
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Apr 7 2016 9:52AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - April 7, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 7, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS No articles this week ...
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Apr 7 2016 9:11AM
News Announcement Smarter Balanced Composite vs. Claim Scores
We have received inquiries concerning the relationship between Smarter Balanced claim scores and the composite score. Composite scores are not computed by averaging the four claim scores, nor is there some other formula where the composite score is d...
134
Apr 7 2016 7:07AM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Workforce Committee Meeting
Youth Development Council Workforce Committee Meeting Oregon State Capitol, Room 167-A 900 Court Street NE, Salem 97301 Wednesday, April 13, 2016 The Workforce Committee of the Youth Development Council will be meeting on Wednesday, Apr...
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Apr 7 2016 6:40AM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Research, Data and Evaluation Committee Meeting
Research, Data and Evaluation Committee Meeting Friday, April 15, 2016 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Public Service Building, Room 251-A 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem, 97310 The Research, Data and Evaluation Committee of the Youth Development Co...
136
Apr 6 2016 4:47PM
News Announcement OAKS Science Assessment Clarification
Yes, state science assessments (in our case, OAKS) are required in grades 5, 8, and once in high school per ESSA, Title I Part A, sec. 1111 (b)(3); ORS 329.485; and OAR 581-22-0610. Each student has two test opportunities for grades 3-8 and three ann...
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Apr 6 2016 4:21PM
News Announcement Immunization Data Validation: April 15 Deadline
This year, as a result of SB 895, the Oregon Department of Education will include data on immunization rates on school and district report cards. This data comes to us from the Oregon Health Authority, which is currently conducting a validation on th...
138
Apr 6 2016 4:10PM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM 2015-16 Open April 21 - May 27, 2016
The 2015-16 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection will be open beginning April 21, 2016 until 11:59 PM on May 27, 2016. Training for this collection will be presented on Wednesday, April 13 at 2 PM, and the recording will be posted to the Video Trai...
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Apr 6 2016 3:57PM
News Announcement Data Owners for Accountability and Reporting Team
The Accountability and Reporting Team has added two new research analysts, Emily Bowen and Lindy Wortman. This has allowed us to reassign staff to the various collections and reports. Below are the assigned duties of the four members of our data coll...
140
Apr 6 2016 3:42PM
News Announcement Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Work Group Convening
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has launched a comprehensive and collaborative effort to develop Oregon’s State Plan for the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the newly reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act...
141
Apr 5 2016 10:51PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of April 5, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of April 5, 2016 to view the latest ESD estimates.
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Apr 5 2016 10:50PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of April 5, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of April 5, 2016 to view the latest ADMw breakouts.
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Apr 5 2016 7:40AM
News Announcement College and Career Readiness Program Grants
This grant has been reissued. Click here to view the complete announcement with the Re-Issued RFQ and list of schools eligible to apply.
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Apr 5 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of April 5, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of April 5, 2016 to view the latest district estimates.
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Apr 4 2016 2:59PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: April 04, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Community Eligibility Provision Activit...
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Apr 4 2016 12:43PM
News Announcement Memo: Food and Drug Administration Requirements for Vending Machines SP28-2016; CACFP 09-2016; SFSP 11-2016
April 4, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child Nutrition Programs RE: Food and Drug Administration Requirements for Vending Machines SP28-2016; CACFP 09-2016; SFSP 11-2016        Action Required/Effective Immediate...
147
Apr 4 2016 10:44AM
News Announcement Attention: 2nd day for Salem "Transforming the Future with PSO Data Workshop"
In the next three months ODE will be offering seven Post School Outcome workshops across Oregon. This workshop is designed to provide participants the opportunity to learn strategies for collecting, analyzing, and using their PSO data to make informed...
148
Apr 4 2016 9:50AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of April 4, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 ESD Estimates as of April 4, 2016 to view the latest 2014-15 ESD Estimates.
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Apr 4 2016 9:48AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of April 4, 2016
Click Revised 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts as of April 4, 2016 to view the latest 2014-15 ADMw Breakouts.
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Apr 4 2016 9:48AM
News Announcement Systems Performance Review and Improvement (SPR&I) 2016 Annual Training Registrations Open
Systems Performance Review and Improvement (SPR&I) 2016 Annual Training Registrations are OPEN ODE offers annual regional trainings which include various topics such as guidance for procedural compliance, hot topics in the field of special educ...
151
Apr 4 2016 8:20AM
Calendar Mental/Behavioral Health Roundtable - Cancelled
After careful consideration and listening to our local partners throughout the state the Oregon Department of Education and the Oregon Health Authority have decided that we need to post-pone the current behavioral/mental health and roundtables in Coo...
152
Apr 4 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2014-15 District Estimates
Click Revised 2014-15 District Estimates as of April 4, 2016 to view the latest 2014-15 district estimates.
153
Apr 1 2016 4:04PM
News Announcement Adaptive Math Learning Pilot Projects Grant
The adaptive math learning grants will provide the opportunity to pilot learning technologies in Oregon classrooms, grades K to 8. An adaptive learning technology is software or a Web-based application that can personalize education for a student, ada...
154
Mar 31 2016 12:00PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - March 31, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for March 31, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Performance Assessmen...
155
Mar 31 2016 11:56AM
Calendar AESRP Meeting on April 8
The spring Assessment of Essential Skills Review Panel (AESRP) meeting will be April 8, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., via webinar. You can register to attend the meeting by clicking on the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/348419878528558...
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Mar 31 2016 8:53AM
News Announcement National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2017 Assessments
In 2016-2017, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) will transition from paper-pencil testing to testing on NAEP-provided tablets with keyboards. In order to understand how to report trend results for the 2017 math and reading assess...
157
Mar 30 2016 4:11PM
News Release State and Local Education Leaders to Hold Community Forums to Reimagine Education in Oregon
*Dates and locations updated April 28, 2016 (Salem, Ore) – Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Salam Noor, in partnership with local education leaders, is asking Oregonians to help reimagine education in our state. Community members are inv...
158
Mar 30 2016 1:17PM
News Announcement Changing Student Settings in the Test Administrator Interface
Before approving students for testing, it is essential that Test Administrators (TAs) carefully review assigned student settings from the TA Interface. If the TA notices that settings are incorrectly applied or are missing for a particular student, t...
159
Mar 30 2016 1:14PM
News Announcement Operating System Support Update
AIR has released a new version of the Secure Browser for iOS devices. Version 3.3 of the Secure Browser can be used on iOS 7 - 9.3. Note that previous versions of the Secure Browser are not supported on the recently released iOS 9.3, so districts who...
160
Mar 30 2016 1:06PM
Calendar ELPA21 Completion and New Students
Oregon’s 2015-16 ELPA21 window will be open until the end of the day on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Students who enroll in grades Kindergarten through 12th and who have been identified as English Learners are required to participate in the assessment. T...
161
Mar 30 2016 12:22PM
Calendar REMINDER: ELPA21 K-1 Paper-Pencil Section Completion by April 19
The ELPA21 includes a new writing section for Kindergarten and 1st grade students only that is completed via paper-pencil. Oregon’s English Learners who qualify to be annually assessed on the ELPA21 must also complete the paper-pencil section within ...
162
Mar 30 2016 12:14PM
Calendar ELPA21 Testing 45-day Expiration Reminder Updated
As noted in the 2015-16 Test Administration Manual, Section 9.4, ELPA21 testing opportunities expire after 45 calendar days from the first log in attempt. The 45th day of the ELPA21 testing window occurred on March 24. Each day thereafter, tests from...
163
Mar 30 2016 12:09PM
Calendar New School Status for the School and District Report Cards
Schools may request a new school status on their report card if they had a significant enrollment change due to boundary or attendance area, consolidation, or grades reconfiguration for the current (2015-16) school year, provided they have not alread...
164
Mar 30 2016 11:48AM
News Announcement Banked Science Records Reloaded
Last week, ODE discovered a problem with the new process that allows test records to be loaded into Student Centered Staging when the Test End Date has been changed (i.e., when a test has to be reset). This resulted in a number of “banked” science te...
165
Mar 30 2016 10:37AM
Calendar Staff FTE and Ethnicity Validation Opens on March 31 in ADI
Data on staff FTE, Race/Ethnicity, grade bands served, total/average experience, and percentage of teachers with a graduate degree are available for review from 1 PM on Thursday, March 31 through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 25. During this time, plea...
166
Mar 30 2016 10:20AM
Calendar Report Card Narrative (Supplemental) Collection Delayed
The Report Card Narrative collection, formerly known as the Supplemental Data Collection, is now scheduled to open on Thursday, July 14. The close date, September 23, will remain unchanged. If you have questions, please contact Isabella Jacoby .
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Mar 30 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement ODE Child Nutrition Programs, Announces "Healthy Meals: Adventures in Eating" Poster Contest Winners
ODE Child Nutrition Programs celebrated National Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Week and with a poster contest for program participants. National CACFP Week was March 13-19, 2016. ODE CNP challenged the participants of the CACFP to creat...
168
Mar 29 2016 2:58PM
News Announcement Performance Assessment Grant: Request for Qualifications
Click here to view a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for schools interested in applying for performance assessment demonstration site grants (for more information see the Purpose section in the RFQ). The RFQ will be used to develop a list of school...
169
Mar 29 2016 2:21PM
Calendar Mental/Behavioral Health Roundtable
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) are co-sponsoring two Mental/Behavioral Health Roundtable events to be held in Coos Bay on April 26th and in Pendleton on May 16th from 8am to 4pm. The intent of these ev...
170
Mar 28 2016 1:52PM
News Announcement Nominations for the 2016 Instructional Materials Evaluation for Science
The Oregon Department of Education is seeking nominations for reviewers in the State Instructional Materials Evaluation and Adoption for Science. Reviewers may be teachers, curriculum specialists, or other experienced professionals who have interest an...
171
Mar 28 2016 10:05AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: March 28, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Nonprogram Food Revenue Webinar Series ...
172
Mar 28 2016 9:05AM
News Announcement Memo: USDA Policy Memo – Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) SP 26-2016; SP 30-2016
March 28, 2016 TO: Sponsors of National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: USDA Policy Memo – Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) SP 26-2016; SP 30-2016 Action Required Enclosed are policy memos issued by USDA for Sponsors of ...
173
Mar 25 2016 11:01AM
News Announcement New Accountability Reporting Staff
Please welcome our new staff members on the Accountability and Reporting team. Emily Bowen will be the data owner for Cumulative ADM and the Institutions Database, and Lindy Wortman will be working on Class Size and Spring Membership reporting. We ...
174
Mar 23 2016 10:59AM
News Announcement Math Adaptive Learning Pilots Grant
The Oregon STEM Council in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) intends to conduct a series of pilot tests of math adaptive learning technologies in Oregon classrooms grades K to 8. An adaptive learning technology is software tha...
175
Mar 23 2016 8:54AM
News Announcement African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group Meeting April 1, 2016
African American/Black Student Success Plan Oregon Department of Education African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group Meeting Friday, April 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Oregon Department of Education, Rooms 251A/B (2nd flo...
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Mar 17 2016 11:36AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - March 17, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for March 17, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS No articles this week...
177
Mar 17 2016 11:26AM
News Announcement Essential Skills Manual Updated 3/16/2016
The 2015-16 Essential Skills and Local Performance Assessment Manual was updated on March 16 to reflect new information and additional guidance in the following sections: Other Standardized Assessments section: Updated information on ACT Writing. ...
178
Mar 17 2016 10:11AM
News Announcement Farm to School and School Garden Grants Continue to Transform Oregon School Lunch
Farm to School and School Garden grants continue to transform Oregon school lunch. To read more about how twenty-four awardees are using nearly $900,000 in state funding for food-, agriculture-, and garden-based educational opportunities, click he...
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Mar 16 2016 5:59PM
Calendar REMINDER: ELPA21 K-1 Paper-Pencil Section Completion
The ELPA21 includes a new writing section for Kindergarten and 1st grade students only that is completed via paper-pencil. All English Learners who qualify to be annually assessed on the ELPA21 must also complete the paper-pencil section within Orego...
180
Mar 16 2016 5:49PM
Calendar ELPA21 Testing 45-day Expiration Reminder
As noted in the 2015-16 Test Administration Manual, Section 9.4, ELPA21 testing opportunities expire after 45 calendar days from the first log in attempt. The 45th day of the ELPA21 testing window will occur next week, on March 24. With most school d...
181
Mar 16 2016 5:39PM
Calendar Training Opportunity: Smarter Balanced Hand Scoring Pilot
ODE is seeking educators interested in participating in a pilot to determine the feasibility of using Oregon teachers to assist in the scoring of Smarter Balanced test items for the ELA and mathematics summative assessments. The initial training for ...
182
Mar 16 2016 5:33PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ADMw breakouts as of March 17, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 ADMw Breakouts as of March 17, 2016 to view the latest ADMw information for 2015-16.
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Mar 16 2016 5:31PM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 ESD Estimates as of March 17, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of March 17, 2016 to view the latest ESD estimates for 2015-16.
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Mar 16 2016 5:29PM
Calendar Professional Development Opportunity: Smarter Balanced Item Writing
ODE is seeking educators interested in participating as item writers for Smarter Balanced ELA and mathematics summative assessments. Successful applicants would be signed on as temporary employees of ODE and would receive compensation at the standard...
185
Mar 16 2016 5:21PM
News Announcement “One or More” Accommodations Flag: Reminder
It is a federal requirement to indicate whether or not a student on an IEP or 504 Plan who takes the general assessment received one or more Accommodations (cf TAM, p. 99). While authorized users can indicate such through the “one or more” flag in TI...
186
Mar 16 2016 4:30PM
Calendar Virtual School Status Due Friday, March 18
The Oregon Department of Education is now collecting virtual school status for each public school. A spreadsheet went out via email to Superintendents and Business Managers last month to collect this information. Submission of this status is mandator...
187
Mar 16 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of March 17, 2016
Click Revised 2015-16 District Estimates as of March 17, 2016 to view the latest district estimates for 2015-16.
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Mar 15 2016 9:38AM
News Announcement 2016 Summer Procedural Compliance Review (PCR) Training
Registration is Open for the 2016 Summer Procedural Compliance Review (PCR) Training! This will be an overview of the Procedural Compliance Review (PCR) process with an emphasis on ODE’s interpretation of the most commonly misinterpreted or challe...
189
Mar 14 2016 2:46PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: March 14, 2015
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Nonprogram Food Revenue Webinar Series ...
190
Mar 14 2016 11:20AM
News Announcement Oregon Accelerated College Credit Program Grant - How to Apply
ODE has just released the Oregon Accelerated College Credit Program Grant. The RFP application can be found here Applications are due April 4, 2016. Information on how to apply for this grant was presented in a webinar held on March 11, 2016. The v...
191
Mar 14 2016 9:45AM
News Announcement March 2016 ESD Warrants
Click March 2016 ESD Warrants to view the payment information for the ESDs for March 2016.
192
Mar 14 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement March 2016 District Warrants
Click March 2016 District Warrants to view the payment information for the districts for March 2016.
193
Mar 11 2016 11:24AM
News Announcement Summer Meals Newsletter: February 2016
February 2016 This Summer Meals newsletter shares information on: Upcoming USDA and partner events, partnership of the month and school outreach. Click here  to view this Newsletter.
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Mar 11 2016 10:33AM
News Announcement Memo: Site Monitoring Report for CACFP Revisions Effective Immediately
March 11, 2016 TO: All Child and Adult Care Food Program Multi-Site Sponsors RE: Memo: Site Monitoring Report for CACFP Revisions Effective Immediatley        Action Required The Oregon Department of E...
195
Mar 11 2016 9:55AM
Calendar Calendar Alert! Public Notice and Comment - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B
In accordance with federal law, the annual application for federal IDEA Part B funds is open for public review for sixty days from Friday, March 11 through Monday, May 9, 2016. IDEA Part B funds help support special education services for children and ...
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Mar 11 2016 9:50AM
News Announcement Public Comment Period - IDEA Part C Application for Funds
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is accepting public comment on its annual application for federal IDEA Part C funds from March 11 through Wednesday April 13, 2016. Find a copy of this application here: IDEA Policy. Please share this i...
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Mar 11 2016 7:16AM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Quarterly Meeting
Quarterly Meeting Thursday, March 17, 2016 Morning Work Session 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Oregon State Capitol, Room 350, 900 Court Street NE, Salem 97301 Afternoon Business Meeting 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Oregon State Capitol, Hea...
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Mar 10 2016 12:17PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - March 10, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for March 10, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Support for Chrome OS...
199
Mar 10 2016 9:31AM
News Announcement Support for Chrome OS 41-48
AIR and ODE are now supporting Chrome OS 41-48 for student testing. AIR has posted an updated Support Plan that reflects support for versions 41-48 and was able to implement an update that does not require any new app to be downloaded if using Chrom...
200
Mar 10 2016 9:22AM
Calendar Update for Users of Android MSB 2.0 Using Android 5+ Devices
The current version of Android MSB (2.0) when used with Android 5+ devices does not support use of the keyboard. An updated MSB for Android 5+ (version number 2.1.) will be in the store by March 11. Anyone using Android 5+ should upgrade to MSB 2.1 i...
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