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Sep 22 2016 3:34PM
News Announcement African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group Meeting - September 30, 2016
African American/Black Student Success Plan Oregon Department of Education African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group Meeting Friday, September 30, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Oregon Department of Education, Room 251A...
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Sep 22 2016 2:19PM
News Announcement COSA Annual Principals and Teacher Leaders Conference
Register now for COSA's Annual Principals and Teacher Leaders Conference, October 23-25, 2016 at The Riverhouse Hotel and Convention Center in Bend, OR. Please contact Sera Lockwood at COSA with any questions or visit the website to register, rev...
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Sep 22 2016 10:55AM
News Announcement ODE Guidance: Avoiding Mock Sheltered Workshop (MSW) activities in schools - What they are and how this requirement impacts planning for appropriate vocational instructional activities.
This guidance document is provided for special education directors, secondary special education teachers, administrators and transition specialists. The Settlement Agreement for the Lane vs. Brown case was approved in December 2015, and relates to p...
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Sep 22 2016 9:24AM
News Announcement Question & Answer: Assessment and Accountability Update - September 22, 2016
Answers to Common Questions from the Field Question: My school was selected for NAEP 2017. We were also selected for NAEP 2015 and NAEP 2013. I thought NAEP was a random sample of schools. Why is my school always selected? Answer: For the s...
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Sep 22 2016 8:18AM
News Announcement 2016 Oregon Statewide Teacher Inservice Opportunities
Click here to view a listing of opportunities and resources for the 2016 Statewide Teacher Inservice Day, compiled by the Oregon International Council. This year the statewide inservice day is Friday, October 14. Inservice activities are also availabl...
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Sep 21 2016 11:59AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - September 22, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for September 22, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Farewell Assistan...
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Sep 21 2016 10:15AM
News Announcement Farewell Assistant Superintendent Brown
Derek Brown, the Assistant Superintendent of Assessment and Accountability, will be leaving ODE at the end of October to join Education Northwest as a manager in the Center for Strengthening Education Systems. Derek joined the department in 2010...
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Sep 21 2016 9:31AM
Calendar 2016-17 District Test Coordinator (DTC) Training Materials Available October 1
As described in the 2016-17 Preliminary Test Administration Manual, prior to participating in the required ODE-facilitated webinar sessions in November, all designated district test coordinators are required to independently review/complete the follo...
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Sep 21 2016 9:16AM
Calendar Registering for November District Test Coordinator (DTC) Trainings
The required 2016-17 District Test Coordinator Training will be held on the following dates (all times PST): November 8, 2016 from 3:00 - 4:30 PM November 9, 2016 from 9:00 - 10:30 AM November 10, 2016 from 3:45 - 5:15 PM ODE requires that ...
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Sep 21 2016 9:04AM
Calendar REMINDER: Report Card Narrative Data Collection Closing September 23
The Report Card Narrative Data Collection allows institutions to add narrative text to their school and district report cards, including letters from the superintendent and principal. It will close on September 23, at 11:59 PM. Remember that both Eng...
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Sep 21 2016 8:59AM
News Announcement UPDATED - 2015-16 Conversion Tables: Scale Score to Percentile Rank
The 2015-16 Conversion tables for Smarter Balanced (English Language Arts and Mathematics) and OAKS Science scale scores to percentile rank file was changed on September 15 and reposted. There was an error in the original file, which was corrected th...
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Sep 20 2016 4:49PM
News Announcement Professional Learning Series for Experienced Mentors: Locations & Registration
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE), together with the New Teacher Center (NTC), is offering two free professional learning opportunities for Teacher Mentors/Principals/Administrators. Year two focuses on reaching all students through differe...
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Sep 19 2016 2:07PM
News Announcement Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&As
September 19, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&AsStudents SP 54-2016 Action Required Enclosed is a policy memo issued...
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Sep 19 2016 10:11AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: September 19, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Administrative Review Training ODE an...
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Sep 15 2016 11:35AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - September 15, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for September 15, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS 2016-17 30-day No...
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Sep 15 2016 10:10AM
Calendar 2016-17 30-day Notice and Opt-out Form Now Available
The 2016-17 30-day notice and opt-out form are now posted to ODE’s webpage along with the 2016-17 annual notice at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=4302. Districts are required to distribute the Annual Notice to parents at the start of each...
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Sep 15 2016 9:52AM
Calendar Reporting Test Improprieties in 2016-17
New for 2016-17, District Test Coordinators (DTCs) will submit their initial report electronically using an online form that will be posted to http://www.ode.state.or.us/go/TestSecurity by October 1, 2016. ODE will also post a step-by-step guide and ...
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Sep 15 2016 9:42AM
Calendar REMINDER: Deadline for Class Size Validation is September 20, 2016
The Class Size Validation will close at the end of the day on Tuesday, September 20, and no changes to Class Roster data will be allowed after that date. Please note that changes to Class Roster that require the IUID collection to be opened must be c...
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Sep 14 2016 10:05AM
News Release Assessment work group calls for investment in student tests to support improved teaching and learning
(Salem, Ore.) – A legislatively required work group charged with evaluating the state’s Smarter Balanced end-of-year assessment released a report with recommendations for consideration by the State Board of Education. The report, required under 2015 Ho...
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Sep 14 2016 9:59AM
Calendar First Period Cumulative ADM 2016-17 Open September 22 - October 24, 2016
The 2016-17 First Period Cumulative ADM collection will be open beginning September 22, 2016 until 11:59 PM on October 24, 2016. Training for this collection was presented on Tuesday, September 13 at 2:00 PM, and the recording will be posted to the V...
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Sep 14 2016 8:45AM
News Announcement Question & Answer: Assessment and Accountability Update - September 15, 2016
Answers to Common Questions from the Field Question: When do you use Administration Code ‘E’ (Eligible Student not Tested in Spanish) for the Kindergarten Assessment Early Math Collection? Answer: To use ‘E’ (Eligible Student not Tested in ...
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Sep 13 2016 3:34PM
News Announcement Free and Reduced Price Meal Income Guidelines for the School Year 2016-2017
The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs announces annually the income guidelines for free and reduced price meals for students in schools operating the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs and for free milk in schoo...
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Sep 13 2016 3:04PM
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...
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Sep 13 2016 3:00PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: September 12, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Page 1 - Novermber School Breakfst Chall...
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Sep 13 2016 12:31PM
News Announcement 7th Annual Teaching With Purpose Conference
The 7th Annual Teaching With Purpose Conference will take place October 14-15, 2016 at Parkrose Middle School. This conference educates, inspires, and informs teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community organizers in Oregon and...
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Sep 13 2016 12:06PM
News Announcement September 2016 District Payment Statements
To view the September 2016 District Payment Statements, click here
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Sep 13 2016 10:50AM
News Announcement September 2016 ESD Payment Statements
To view the September 2016 ESD Payment Statements, click here
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Sep 12 2016 3:58PM
News Announcement COSA Early Learning Conference Pre-K-3
The COSA Early Learning Pre-K-3 Conference is November 17-18, 2016 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel. Focusing on building the capacity of P-3 professionals to support children’s social-emotional development as a core component of ki...
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Sep 9 2016 10:38AM
Calendar Registration is Open: 2016 Fall Conference for Administrators of Special Education
Registration is now open for the annual ODE/COSA Special Education Fall Conference for Administrators. This year’s conference will be held at the Eugene Hilton Conference Center in Eugene, Oregon. Pre-conference Seminars: Wednesday, Octobe...
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Sep 9 2016 8:58AM
News Announcement Early Implementation of Eligibility Carryover Period for Students transitioning from Provision Schools: State Agency Extension Option
September 2, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: Early Implementation of Eligibility Carryover Period for Students transitioning from Provision Schools: State Agency Extension Option SP...
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Sep 8 2016 9:27AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - September 8, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for September 8, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Test Information D...
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Sep 8 2016 7:50AM
News Release 2016 Statewide Test Results Show Across-the-Board Student Progress
Scores provide information on students’ college and career readiness (Salem, Ore) –Oregon’s Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Salam Noor announced the results of the state’s end-of-year tests today, administered to more than 290,000 st...
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Sep 7 2016 3:09PM
News Announcement State Advisory Council for Special Education September 2016 Public Meeting Notice
Thursday, September 15, 2016 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Public Service Building - Room 251A/B 255 Capitol St. NE Salem, OR 97310 Public Comment is Welcome: Public Comment Will Be Received from 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. A GoToMeeting remote option i...
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Sep 7 2016 9:32AM
Calendar Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) Webinars in November 2016
AIR redesigned TIDE in order to reduce the amount of time it takes users to complete their most critical tasks, offer a more visually pleasing user interface, make the design responsive to different devices that users may be using, and improve system p...
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Sep 7 2016 9:29AM
News Announcement ELPA21 Screener Project Update
For the past two years, the ELPA21 consortium of states has been working on the design and implementation of a new screener that will replace the commercial assessments used for initial identification of potential English Learners (ELs) who arrive in...
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Sep 7 2016 9:23AM
News Announcement ELPA21 Test Specifications Documents Are Posted
The first draft of the 2016-17 ELPA21 Test Specifications and Blueprints documents have been posted for the six ELPA21 grade bands. These documents should be considered preliminary, as there are a number of decisions that are still in process for thi...
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Sep 7 2016 9:20AM
News Announcement Qualified Assessor & Qualified Trainer Notice
Information for new and/or returning Qualified Assessors (QAs) and Qualified Trainers (QTs) who plan to serve in this capacity for the 2016-17 school year is provided in the New Oregon Extended Assessment QA & QT Training Notice posted on the Statew...
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Sep 7 2016 9:16AM
News Announcement Accessibility to Grade-Level Content for SWSCD Training
In the interest of supporting special educators work with Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities (SWSCD) and to build capacity across Oregon - that supports and compliments our assessment efforts - an ODE/Behavioral Research & Teaching (UO)...
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Sep 7 2016 9:12AM
Calendar Extended Assessment: Fall 2016 Alignment Study
We are looking for teachers (2 SpEd/1 GenEd) per grade level, per content area (ELA & Math Grades 3-8 & 11 and Science Grades 5, 8, & 11) who are willing to participate in the Oregon Extended Assessment (ORExt) Alignment Study. We are hoping to selec...
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Sep 7 2016 9:06AM
News Announcement REMINDER: Do Not Share Embargoed Data
Please remember that data visible in the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) is generally unsuppressed and embargoed, and may also be preliminary (not final). Please do not share any data or reports from the Achievement Data Insight outside of authorized ...
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Sep 7 2016 8:33AM
News Announcement Question & Answer: Assessment and Accountability Update - September 8, 2016
Answers to Common Questions from the Field Question: When will I receive the ELPA21 scores from 2015-16? Answer: ODE is preparing to being the process to adopt the cut scores, proficiency determinations, and the Achievement Level Descriptor...
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Sep 6 2016 8:38AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: September 5, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of School Nutrition Programs. Click here to view this Newsletter. Inside this Issue… Reducing Student Exposure to Lead ODE an...
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Sep 2 2016 9:17AM
News Announcement Memo: Ensuring Access to Free and Reduced Price School Meals for Low-Income Students SP 43-2016 (v.2)
September 2, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and Special Milk Program RE: Ensuring Access to Free and Reduced Price School Meals for Low-Income Students SP 43-2016 (v.2) Action Required Enclosed is a revis...
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Sep 2 2016 9:14AM
News Announcement Memo: Ensuring Year-long Eligibility in the School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs SP 51-2016
September 2, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and Special Milk Program RE: Ensuring Year-long Eligibility in the School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs SP 51-2016 Action Required Enclosed is a policy me...
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Sep 1 2016 9:49AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - September 1, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for September 1, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: TEST ADMINISTRATION ELPA21 ELPA21 Score...
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Sep 1 2016 9:40AM
Calendar Important Dates for September and October 2016
Date Event September 2 Report Validation Window CLOSES for Highly Qualified Teachers (HQT), Emergency Certification (and last day to make changes in Staff Assignment collection 2015-16) September 2 Last date to reduce test orders for...
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Sep 1 2016 9:35AM
News Announcement ELPA21 Score Reports for 2015-16
During 2015-16, Oregon’s English Learners participated in the first operational administration of ELPA21. Adoption of the domain-level cut scores, the proficiency determination rules, and the Achievement Level Descriptors (ALDs) will follow Oregon’s ...
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Sep 1 2016 9:29AM
News Announcement Kindergarten Assessment 2015-16 “Look Back” Report Now Available
The 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment “Look Back” report is now available on the Kindergarten Assessment Resources webpage. This report is an update to the 2015-16 Kindergarten Assessment report released last winter and includes disaggregated student r...
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Sep 1 2016 9:22AM
News Announcement Revised Official Writing Scoring Guide Adopted by State Board
During their August 2016 retreat, the State Board of Education adopted a revised version of the Official Writing Scoring Guide, which reflects a stronger alignment to the adopted state standards for writing. During this first year of implementation (...
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Sep 1 2016 9:00AM
Calendar REMINDER: Deadline for Freshman On-Track Changes
All changes to the Freshman On-Track collection must be completed by September 2 in order to be included on this year’s school and district report cards. If you need to add or remove students from the collection, please contact Isabella Jacoby at isa...
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Sep 1 2016 8:54AM
News Announcement Question & Answer: Assessment and Accountability Update - September 1, 2016
Answers to Common Questions from the Field Question: Do I need to mail out a paper copy of the opt-out notice and form to every parent in my district? Answer: Districts may communicate with parents using existing communication protocols, in...
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Aug 31 2016 3:51PM
News Announcement Memo: Water Availability in the Child and Adult Care Food Program CACFP 20-2016
August 31, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child Care Centers, Head Start Centers, At-Risk Afterschool Programs, Homeless and Outside School Hours Programs, and Family Day Care Homes RE: Water Availability in the Child and Adult Care Food Program CAC...
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Aug 31 2016 8:00AM
News Announcement Memo: Taking Food Components Off-site in the At-Risk Afterschool Component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program
August 31, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program Afterschool At-Risk Meals and Snacks Program RE: Taking Food Components Off-site in the At-Risk Afterschool Component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program CACFP 22-2...
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Aug 30 2016 9:29AM
News Announcement Oregon Title IIB Math and Science Partnership Request for Proposals (RFP)
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) is opening the Request for Proposal (RFP) for its Title IIB MSP grant program for the 2016-18 funding cycle. New partnerships may apply for a two-year grant for their research projects. A total of $260,000 over ...
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Aug 30 2016 8:00AM
News Announcement Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the School Meal Programs and the Child and Adult Care Food Program
August 30,2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: CACFP New Meal Pattern Effective October 1, 2017 Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the School Mea...
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Aug 29 2016 2:02PM
News Announcement 2016 Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals
August 29,2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program RE: 2016 Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals SP 50-2016; CACFP 19...
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Aug 29 2016 1:12PM
News Announcement CACFP New Meal Pattern Effective October 1, 2017 Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk and Fluid Milk Substitutions in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
August 26, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: CACFP New Meal Pattern Effective October 1, 2017 Nutrition Requirements for Fluid Milk and Fluid Milk Substitutions in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. The Oregon Dep...
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Aug 29 2016 9:32AM
News Announcement YDC Juvenile Justice Committee Meeting
The Juvenile Justice Committee of the Youth Development Council will be meeting on Wednesday, August 31, from 1:00- 4:00 p.m. in Room 251-A of the Public Service Building, 255 Capitol Street NE in Salem. The purpose of the meeting is the development o...
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Aug 26 2016 10:15AM
Calendar EIPA Video Conference Workshops 2016-2017
Boys Town National Research Hospital will be conducting four video conference trainings for sign language interpreters. These trainings will be hosted by Intermountain Education Service District, Southern Oregon Education Service District, and Willa...
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Aug 25 2016 4:34PM
News Announcement ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group September Meeting
The Oregon Department of Education will be holding a meeting of the ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 at: ODE Basement A 255 Capitol St. NE Salem, OR 97310 During this meeting, the Advisory G...
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Aug 25 2016 9:35AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 25, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 25, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Recommended: Schools...
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Aug 24 2016 6:18PM
Calendar Recommended: Schools and Districts Should Not Make TIDE Data Updates until 2016-17 TIDE Goes Live on October 27
On October 21, the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) of the OAKS system will be taken offline in preparation for the launch of the 2016-17 version on October 27. Each year it is ODE policy to delete all students from TIDE and re-import basi...
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Aug 24 2016 5:51PM
News Announcement Kindergarten Assessment ODE Contacts
For questions regarding Kindergarten Assessment administration, policies and procedures and assessment results, contact: Holly Peterson (not Holly Carter, Ops & Policy Analyst) Kindergarten Assessment Specialist holly.peterson@state.or.us  ...
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Aug 24 2016 5:37PM
News Announcement Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17 Consolidated Collection Resources - Now Available
ODE has posted additional resources to support district staff who are responsible for submitting their Kindergarten Assessment data into Consolidated Collections: 2016-17 Kindergarten Assessment Data Collections and Reporting Frequently Asked Ques...
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Aug 24 2016 5:27PM
Calendar AESRP Meeting on August 26, 2016
The fall Assessment of Essential Skills Review Panel (AESRP) meeting will be August 26, 9 AM - 12 PM, via webinar. You can register to attend the meeting by clicking on the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/68325041700037...
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Aug 24 2016 5:20PM
Calendar Institution Lookup Tool Cleanup - Deadline September 15
Oregon Department of Education's Institution Lookup Tool is an easy way for Districts, schools, and the public to look up information about other buildings. The beginning of the school year is a great time to look up your institution and make changes...
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Aug 24 2016 4:33PM
News Announcement CACFP New Meal Pattern Early Implementation
August 25, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: CACFP New Meal Pattern Early Implementation Effective Immediately On April 25, 2016, Child and Adul...
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Aug 24 2016 3:15PM
News Announcement Food Service Management Company Crediting Value of Commodities Received
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Food Distribution Program (FDP) transitioned from CNPweb to the Federal Web Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) system for all FDP needs. Oregon uses fixed price per meal Food Service Management Company (FS...
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Aug 22 2016 9:38AM
News Announcement ADVISORY: State education and health officials to present webinar August 24 on new rules to support healthy school environments
Oregon state education leaders have adopted new rules for lead test planning in schools. Tune in to a live webinar to learn how these steps help Oregon students and families, and what state agencies are doing by joining us online at noon, August 24. Th...
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Aug 19 2016 11:58AM
News Announcement Guidance on Educator Evaluations for 2016-17
With the passage of ESSA, Oregon’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Waiver expired on August 1, 2016. However, state requirements for educator evaluations as defined by Oregon administrative rule (OAR 581-022-1723) remain in place. As ...
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Aug 18 2016 1:54PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 18, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 18, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Public Notice: House...
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Aug 18 2016 8:02AM
News Release State Board of Education Adopts Rules on Lead Testing
Health and Safety of Oregon Students a Top Priority for Education Leaders (Salem, Ore.) – Today the State Board of Education adopted new rules related to testing for lead in schools. This action represents a swift response by state education le...
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Aug 17 2016 5:27PM
Calendar Public Notice: House Bill 2680 Work Group Meeting August 24
On Wednesday, August 24, the House Bill 2680 Work Group will convene from 4 - 5 PM via an online meeting to formally adopt the final report of the work group’s findings and recommendations. This online meeting will be open to the public consistent wi...
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Aug 17 2016 5:10PM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment Assurance of Test Security Form
Prior to administering the Kindergarten Assessment or handling confidential student responses, staff (including volunteers) must have a signed Kindergarten Assessment Assurance form (available here) on file at the District Office, valid for the curre...
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Aug 17 2016 4:47PM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17: Updated English Letter Sound Recognition Instructions
The English instructions for the English Letter Sound Recognition on page 5 of the Operational Assessor Booklet and Operational + Legacy Sounds Assessor Booklet and page 7 of the Operational + Legacy Letter Names Assessor Booklet have been updated. ...
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Aug 17 2016 2:50PM
Calendar Freshman On-Track Review
The Freshman On-Track Review runs from 1 pm on August 18 through 11:59 pm on August 26. There are no audits to review during this window, but districts should use it as an opportunity to add any additional students to the Freshman On-Track collection...
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Aug 17 2016 2:29PM
News Announcement Question & Answer: Assessment and Accountability Update - August 11, 2016
Answers to Common Questions from the Field Question: Why are my staff members not showing up in Web Submission for Class Roster? Answer: The Web Submission application will only pull up staff members associated with your school district for...
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Aug 16 2016 1:52PM
News Announcement Memo: Final Rule: Local School Wellness Policy Implementation under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Acts of 2010
August 15, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs RE: Final Rule: Local School Wellness Policy Implementation under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Acts of 2010 Action Required In an effort to p...
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Aug 16 2016 1:44PM
News Announcement Memo: Afterschool Snack Program Administration Regulations
August 15, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program Administering Afterschool Snack Programs RE: Afterschool Snack Program Action Required Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) administering Afterschoo...
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Aug 16 2016 10:06AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: August 15, 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… Welcome to School Year 2016-2017! ...
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Aug 12 2016 3:52PM
News Announcement RESCHEDULED MEETING: Research, Data and Evaluation Committee
RESCHEDULED MEETING: Research, Data and Evaluation Committee Thursday, August 18, 2016 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Public Service Building, Room 200-A 255 Capitol Street NE, Salem 97310 The Research, Data, and Evaluation Committee of the You...
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Aug 12 2016 12:25PM
News Announcement CTE Revitalization Grant Advisory Committee Meeting
CTE Revitalization Grant Advisory Committee Meeting will be held on August 16, 2016 at: General Sheet Metal Works 16345 SE Evelyn St. Clackamas, OR 97015 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Public Comment 1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Career and ...
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Aug 11 2016 4:33PM
News Announcement August 2016 ESD Payment Statements
To view the August 2016 ESD Payment Statements, click here
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Aug 11 2016 4:20PM
News Announcement August 2016 District Payment Statements
To view the August 2016 District Payment Statements, click here
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Aug 11 2016 9:36AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 11, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 11, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS OAKS Downtime Schedu...
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Aug 10 2016 2:24PM
News Announcement OAKS Online Systems Downtime 2016-2017
The OAKS Online Systems Scheduled Downtime for the 2016-2017 school year is now available at oaksportal.org. This schedule lists the dates that OAKS Online Systems (operational tests, practice tests, TIDE, online reporting) will be offline for maint...
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Aug 10 2016 1:52PM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17 Testing Window: August 9 - October 20
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 marked the opening of the Kindergarten Assessment window; the window will close Thursday, October 20, 2016. Many District Test Coordinators (DTCs) from districts supporting Kindergarten programs have already taken part in the ...
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Aug 10 2016 1:10PM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17 Data Collection Window Opens August 11, 2016
The Kindergarten Assessment Consolidated Collections Application (Approaches to Learning, Early Literacy, and Early Math) window opens Thursday, August 11; the window will close Monday, October 31, 2016. All three collections must be submitted error-...
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Aug 10 2016 12:09PM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM 2015-16 - Last day to make changes is August 19, 2016
The last day to make any changes to the 2015-2016 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection is on August 19, 2016 at 11:59 PM. This collection will not be eligible to be reopened after that date. Training for this collection is posted at the Video Train...
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Aug 10 2016 11:54AM
Calendar Freshman On-Track Validation Closes Friday, August 12
The Freshman on Track Validation is currently open and will close at 5 PM on Friday, August 12. Please check the data for your school/district to ensure accuracy and completeness. The Freshman on Track review window will open on August 18 to report y...
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Aug 10 2016 11:26AM
Calendar REMINDER: Validations Closing on August 19, 2016
The following validations will close on August 19, and no changes will be allowed beyond that date. Make sure that you review your data thoroughly before that deadline, and contact the data owner using the “Ask A Question” feature if you need to make...
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Aug 10 2016 11:03AM
Calendar Student Centered Staging and Third Period Cumulative ADM to Close for Final Report Processing
Student Centered Staging will be closed for editing 2015-2016 test records on August 19 at 5 PM for final report processing. Secure Assessment Reports for 2015-2016 will also be unavailable during this time. Third Period Cumulative ADM will clos...
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Aug 9 2016 12:40PM
News Announcement Memo: CACFP Reimbursement Rates for FY 2016-2017 Effective July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
August 9, 2016 TO: Child Care Centers, Adult Day Care, Head Start, At Risk, Homeless and Outside School Hours Programs participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: CACFP Reimbursement Rates for FY 2016-2017 Effective July 1...
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Aug 8 2016 3:51PM
News Announcement Memo: Family Day Care CACFP Reimbursement Rates for 2016-2017
August 8, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Family Day Care Home Providers RE: Family Day Care Home CACFP Reimbursement Rates for 2016-2017 Effective July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017 The Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) ...
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Aug 8 2016 2:44PM
News Announcement African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group Meeting - August 12, 2016
African American/Black Student Success Plan Oregon Department of Education African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group Meeting Friday, August 12, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Oregon Department of Education, Basement A 255 C...
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Aug 8 2016 10:56AM
News Announcement 55th United States Senate Youth Program
Applications are open for high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 2016-17 United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) . The U.S. Senate Youth Program is an annual scholarship competition funded by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and endo...
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Aug 5 2016 9:08AM
News Announcement Memo: Resources for Making Potable Water Available in Schools and Child Care Facilities SP 49-2016; CACFP 18-2016
August 8, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and Child and Adult Care Food Program RE: Resources for Making Potable Water Available in Schools and Child Care Facilities SP 49-2016; CACFP 18-2016 Enclosed is a p...
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Aug 5 2016 9:02AM
News Announcement Memo: Using Federal Funds to Support FoodCorps Service Members CACFP 16-2016, SFSP 16, 2016; SP 48-2016
August 5, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program, and National School Lunch Program RE: Using Federal Funds to Support FoodCorps Service Members CACFP 16-2016, SFSP 16, 2016; SP 48-2016 ...
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Aug 4 2016 2:37PM
News Announcement ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group
The Oregon Department of Education will be holding a meeting of the ELL Outcome Improvement Plan Advisory Group on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at: ODE 251 A & B 255 Capitol St. NE Salem, OR 97310 During this meeting, the Advisory Group will...
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Aug 4 2016 2:23PM
News Announcement Registration Open for New Beginning Teacher Mentor Workshops!
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) together with the New Teacher Center (NTC) is offering the following free professional development opportunities for any mentor/coach. The four sessions, 2 days each throughout the year are offered in Wilsonvil...
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Aug 4 2016 10:41AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - August 4, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for August 4, 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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Aug 3 2016 9:26AM
Calendar Essential Skills Panel Recruitment
Opportunity to Contribute to Assessment Policy ODE is seeking current or former educators with assessment expertise for the Essential Skills Review Panel. For this year’s recruitment, we are seeking panelists who have experience working with high sc...
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Aug 3 2016 9:19AM
News Announcement Preliminary 2016-17 Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM) Now Available
The 2016-17 Preliminary Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM) is posted on the Statewide Assessment Accessibility Supports webpage at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=487. The Preliminary OAM provides districts, schools, and IEP teams with curr...
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Aug 2 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Research, Data, and Evaluation Committee Meeting
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Public Service Building, Room 200-A 255 Capitol Street NE Salem, 97310 The Research, Data, and Evaluation Committee of the Youth Development Council will be meeting on Tuesday, August 9, on t...
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Jul 28 2016 11:23AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - July 28, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for July 28, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS All-System Downtime fo...
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Jul 28 2016 11:02AM
Calendar REMINDER: 2016-17 Kindergarten Assessment Data Collection Trainings
To attend one of the following Kindergarten Assessment Data Collection trainings, register here. Tuesday, August 23, 2016: 2-4 PM PDT Thursday, September 22, 2016: 2-4 PM PDT You will receive a confirmation email with webinar information. Pl...
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Jul 27 2016 11:28AM
Calendar Important Dates for August and September 2016
Date Event July 21 - October 5 Report Validation Window for Preliminary School and District Report Card Ratings Detail PDFs July 28 - October 5 Report Validation Window for Preliminary School and District Report Card Summary PDFs ...
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Jul 27 2016 11:09AM
Calendar System Downtime for Upgrades
All-System Downtime for Upgrades The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), Test Delivery System (TDS), and the Online Reporting System will be offline to upgrade the systems for the 2016-2017 school year from 9 PM PT on Friday, July 29 throug...
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Jul 27 2016 10:40AM
Calendar Report Card Summary Webinar Rescheduled for Tuesday, August 2 at 2 PM
The video training webinar on the School and District Report Card Summary Reports has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 2 at 2 PM. This webinar will focus on changes to the 2015-16 School and District Report Cards and Rating Detail Reports. A...
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Jul 22 2016 3:51PM
News Announcement Memo: Approved Salary Ranges for FDCH Sponsor Staff Effective August 1, 2016
July 22, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Family Day Care Homes RE: ODE CNP-Approved Salary Ranges for FDCH Sponsor Staff Effective August 1, 2016 Enclosed is the Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) Approved CACFP FDCH Salar...
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Jul 21 2016 2:07PM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: July 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… Page 1 -Reducing Student Exposure to L...
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Jul 21 2016 1:25PM
Calendar Assessment and Report Card Documents Posted on ODE website
There are new documents currently available on the Report Card Policy and Report Card Tools pages on the ODE public website: Report Card Policy School and District Report Card Appeals Process   - this document explains the process of sub...
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Jul 14 2016 10:19AM
News Announcement July 2016 ESD Payment Statements
Click July 2016 ESD Payment Statements to view the July 2016 ESD statements.
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Jul 14 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement July 2016 District Payment Statements
Click July 2016 District Payment Statements to view the July 2016 statements.
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Jul 12 2016 11:52AM
News Announcement Memo: Unpaid Meal Charges SP 47-2016 & SP 46-2016
July 12, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and Special Milk Program RE: SP 47-2016: Unpaid Meal Charges: Clarification on Collection of Delinquent Meal Payments SP 46-2016: Unpaid Meal Charges: Local Meal Charge Po...
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Jul 12 2016 11:25AM
News Announcement Memo: Meal Support for Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors That Do Not Charge for Meals
Meal Support for Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors That Do Not Charge for Meals Free or reduced price meals are available to children meeting the approved eligibility criteria. Participants who are Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (T...
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Jul 11 2016 2:39PM
News Announcement Memo: Meal Support for Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors That Do Charge for Meals
Meal Support for Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors That Do Charge for Meals Free or reduced price meals are available to children meeting the approved eligibility criteria. Participants who are Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (T...
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Jul 11 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Memo: The Use of Share Tables in Child Nutrition Programs SP 41-2016; SFSP 15-2016; CACFP 13-2016
July 11, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the Child Nutrition Programs using Cafeteria Style Meal Service RE: The Use of Share Tables in Child Nutrition Programs SP 41-2016; SFSP 15-2016; CACFP 13-2016 Action Required Enclosed is a policy memo...
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Jul 8 2016 11:30AM
News Announcement Memo: Draft Tool for Local Agency Procurement Reviews for School Food Authorities in SY 2016-17 SP 45-2016
July 8, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and Special Milk Program RE: Draft Tool for Local Agency Procurement Reviews for School Food Authorities in SY 2016-17 SP 45-2016 Action Required Enclosed is a polic...
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Jul 8 2016 11:27AM
News Announcement Memo: Ensuring Access to Free and Reduced Price School Meals for Low-Income Students SP 43-2016
July 8, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and Special Milk Program RE: Ensuring Access to Free and Reduced Price School Meals for Low-Income Students SP 43-2016 Action Required Enclosed is a policy memo issu...
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Jul 8 2016 9:39AM
Calendar School and District Report Card Appeals Due to ODE on August 10, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) will consider appeals regarding (a) accountability data displayed on the 2015-16 school and district report cards. Appeals are due to ODE no later than Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at 5 PM. More information abo...
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Jul 7 2016 2:50PM
News Announcement Educational Supports and Developmental Assets Committee
Educational Supports and Developmental Assets Committee Thursday, July 14, 2016 101 SW Main St., Suite 500 Portland, OR 97204 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The Educational Supports and Developmental Assets Committee of the Youth Deve...
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Jul 7 2016 1:11PM
Calendar Important Dates for July and August 2016
Date Event July 1 Collection Window Closes for Discipline Incidents 2015-16 July 7 - 15 Data Collection Audit Review Window for Class Roster 2015-16 July 7 - August 12 Report Validation Window for Freshman On-Track 2015-16 ...
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Jul 7 2016 10:00AM
News Announcement African American/Black Student Success Plan Grants Awarded
Congratulations to the recipients of the African American/Black Student Success Plan grant! The review team evaluated a total of 10 grant proposals. The proposals were reviewed by a highly diverse committee of 15 individuals, including eight external r...
125
Jul 6 2016 8:26AM
News Announcement July 2016 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #155 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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Jul 5 2016 4:58PM
News Announcement Youth Development Council Workforce Committee Meeting
Youth Development Council Workforce Committee Meeting Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Room 167-A Oregon State Capitol 900 Court St NE Salem, OR 97301 AND Youth Development Council Special Phone Meeting ...
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Jun 30 2016 11:45AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 30, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 30, 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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Jun 30 2016 11:25AM
News Announcement Revised 2016-17 ESD Estimates as of June 30, 2016
Click Revised 2016-17 ESD Estimates as of June 30, 2016 to view the latest ESD estimates.
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Jun 30 2016 11:23AM
News Announcement Revised 2016-17 ADMw Breakouts as of June 29, 2016
Click Revised 2016-17 ADMw Breakouts as of June 29, 2016 to view the latest ADMw breakouts.
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Jun 30 2016 10:53AM
News Announcement PSAT, SAT, & Aspire Essential Skills
On Thursday, June 23, the Oregon State Board of Education adopted the following cut scores for demonstrating proficiency in the Essential Skills. These cut scores (also known as achievement standards) can be applied for students who have test scores ...
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Jun 30 2016 10:43AM
Calendar OAKS Online Partials and Key Dates for Summer 2016
OAKS Online Science and Social Sciences partial test records (any test where the student completed one or more questions, but never finished the test) are currently available in the Student Centered Staging, Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE) and...
132
Jun 30 2016 10:36AM
Calendar Class Roster Audit and Review Period
The Class Roster collection’s Audit and Review window will open Thursday, July 7 (at 1 PM) and will close Friday, July 15 at 11:59 PM. Every district should log into their Class Roster collection to view their audits, which can be found under Error ...
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Jun 30 2016 10:30AM
Calendar Annual Cumulative ADM 2015-16 Closing July 11, 2016
The 2015-16 Annual Cumulative ADM collection will close at 11:59 PM on July 11, 2016. This collection will reopen on July 21, 2016 for audit review. Training for this collection has been posted to the Video Training website at: https://district.ode.s...
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Jun 30 2016 12:00AM
News Announcement Revised 2016-17 District Estimates as of June 29, 2016
Click Revised 2016-17 District Estimates as of June 29, 2016 to view the latest district estimates.
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Jun 29 2016 8:33AM
News Announcement Memo: Statements Supporting Accommodations for Children with Disabilities in the Child Nutrition Programs SP 32-2015; SFSP 15-2015; CACFP 13-2015
June 29, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child Nutrition Programs RE: Statements Supporting Accommodations for Children with Disabilities in the Child Nutrition Programs SP 32-2015; SFSP 15-2015; CACFP 13-2015       &...
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Jun 27 2016 3:34PM
News Announcement Regional STEM Hub Program Expansion Grant (STEM Hub Cohort 2)
We are pleased to announce the release of the Regional STEM Hub – Program Expansion Grant for Cohort 2 STEM Hubs. This grant is intended to continue to build capacity and address the urgency to address student academic success in CTE and STEM educatio...
137
Jun 24 2016 12:00PM
News Announcement Memo: Q&As on the Final Rule “Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010” SP 38-2016
June 24, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: Q&As on the Final Rule “Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free K...
138
Jun 24 2016 11:49AM
News Announcement Memo: Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Q&As SP 37-2016 Action Required
June 24, 2016 TO: Sponsors of the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program RE: Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Q&As SP 37-2016 Action Required...
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Jun 24 2016 9:58AM
News Announcement Memo: State Agency Prior Approval Process for SFA Equipment Purchases SP 39-2016; SFSP 13-2016; CACFP 11-2016
June 24, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child Nutrition Programs RE: State Agency Prior Approval Process for SFA Equipment Purchases SP 39-2016; SFSP 13-2016; CACFP 11-2016        Action Required Enclosed is ...
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Jun 24 2016 7:47AM
News Announcement Memo: Updated Guidance: Contracting with Food Service Management Companies SP 40-2016; CACFP 12-2016; SFSP 14-2016
June 24, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child Nutrition Programs RE: Updated Guidance: Contracting with Food Service Management Companies SP 40-2016; CACFP 12-2016; SFSP 14-2016        Action Required Enclose...
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Jun 23 2016 3:53PM
News Announcement USDA Food Distribution Program Service Fee Refund June 2016
The Oregon Department of Education USDA Food Distribution Program is issuing a service fee refund for the 2015-16 school year. Please click here to see the announcement.
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Jun 23 2016 11:59AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 23, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 23, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Oregon Will Not Rate S...
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Jun 23 2016 11:39AM
News Announcement Assessment & Accountability Update Feedback Survey
There are no new A&A Updates during the month of July. During that time, we would like to use your input to improve upon our current newsletter and better meet your needs. The five-question survey is located here and should take less than 5 minutes t...
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Jun 22 2016 11:37AM
News Announcement Oregon Will Not Rate Schools in 2015-16
Background In December 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and offers states greater flexibility in the areas of assessment, accountability, school improvement, and educator ...
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Jun 22 2016 10:47AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment Data Collection Trainings 2016-17
Kindergarten Assessment data collection window is August 11 - October 31, 2016. There are three Kindergarten Assessment collections: Approaches to Learning, Early Literacy, and Early Mathematics. ODE will host two optional data collection webinar tra...
146
Jun 22 2016 10:43AM
Calendar Preliminary 2016-17 Oregon Accessibility Manual (OAM) Posting
Final Accessibility Supports for the Smarter Balanced Assessments will be decided on July 1. The Preliminary 2016-17 Oregon Accessibility Manual will be posted here soon after.
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Jun 22 2016 10:33AM
News Announcement Comparison Group Reports for 2014-2015
Socioeconomic status (SES) Ranks and Comparison Groups for the 2014-15 Oregon Statewide Assessment results for English language arts and mathematics (grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 11), and science (grades 5, 8, and 11) are now available online at http...
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Jun 22 2016 10:27AM
Calendar Class Roster Collection Closes Monday, June 27 at 11:59 PM
The Class Roster Collection will close at 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 it possible to identify which students an...
149
Jun 20 2016 11:36AM
News Announcement Memo: 2016-2017 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program - Sponsors of Family Day Care Homes
June 20, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Family Day Care Homes RE: 2016-2017 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program Action Required Effective July 1, 2016, Child and Adult Care Food Pr...
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Jun 20 2016 11:34AM
News Announcement Memo: 2016-2017 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program - Centers
June 20, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Child Care Centers, Head Start, and Outside-School-Hours Centers RE: 2016-2017 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program Action Required Effective...
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Jun 20 2016 11:29AM
News Announcement Memo: 2016-2017 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program
June 20, 2016 TO: Sponsors of Adult Day Care Centers RE: 2016-2017 Confidential Income Statements (CIS) and Income Eligibility Guidelines - Child and Adult Care Food Program Action Required Effective July 1, 2016, Child and Adult Care Food P...
152
Jun 20 2016 8:40AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Programs Newsletter: June 20, 2016
The Oregon Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs (ODE CNP) provides a weekly newsletter for Sponsors of the School Nutrition Programs. Annual Training and Program Agreement Renewal Reminder ODE & USDA Policy Memos New Oregon Farm to...
153
Jun 17 2016 9:10AM
News Announcement Memo: Payment Process for the Elimination of the Reduced Price Payment for Breakfast and Lunch
June 20, 2016 RE: Payment Process for the Elimination of the Reduced Price Payment for Breakfast and Lunch The 2015 Oregon Legislature appropriated funds to reimburse school districts for each breakfast and lunch provided free of charge...
154
Jun 17 2016 9:02AM
News Announcement CANCELLED - African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group Meeting
The Oregon Department of Education meeting of the African American/Black Student Success Plan Advisory Group on Friday, June 17, 2016, has been cancelled. Once the new meeting date is confirmed, we will send out a notice with the new date and time. ...
155
Jun 16 2016 11:39AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 16, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 16, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ODE/COSA Summer Assess...
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Jun 15 2016 1:34PM
Calendar Preparing for 2016 School and District Report Cards
Preliminary school and district Report Cards and Detail sheets will be posted in the Achievement Data Insight (ADI) application on the district secure website Thursday, July 21 for the first preview. The purpose of preliminary reports is to provide a...
157
Jun 14 2016 6:53PM
Calendar Student Centered Staging, Secure Assessment Reports and Accountability Warehouse Extract (AWE) Applications Alert - June 14, 2016
Student Centered Staging and Secure Assessment Reports for 2015-2016 will be reopened on June 15 at 9 AM. The Accountability Warehouse Extract is open, but processing of some test records did not complete by the earlier scheduled time of 9 AM on June...
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Jun 14 2016 9:25AM
Calendar Student Centered Staging & Secure Assessment Reports Applications Alert - June 14, 2016
Student Centered Staging and Secure Assessment Reports were scheduled to open today (June 14) at 9 AM, but there was an issue with processing of some test records over the weekend, and we are still working to fix the problem. We will send out another...
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Jun 10 2016 9:00AM
News Announcement USDA Food Distribution Program WBSCM/Inventory Release Status Update
The ODE USDA Food Distribution Program has initiated the transition to USDA's Web-Based-Supply-Chain-Management (WBSCM) system for all food distribution needs for 2016-17 school year. As mentioned at the mandatory WBSCM trainings held in February and M...
160
Jun 9 2016 5:35PM
News Announcement YDC Quarterly Morning Work Session and Afternoon Business Meeting
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Morning Work Session: 9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Afternoon Business Meeting: 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Oregon Public Service Building, Rooms 251-A and B Second Floor 255 Capitol St NE Salem, OR 97310 The Youth D...
161
Jun 9 2016 4:28PM
News Announcement USDA Foods/Procurement Advisory Council: May 2016 Meeting Minutes
The purpose of the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) USDA Foods Distribution Program & Procurement Advisory Council is to provide guidance to ODE that will ensure wise utilization of commodity funds to best benefit the health and education of stud...
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Jun 9 2016 12:04PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 9, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 9, 2016. You can access this and past issues of the Assessment & Accountability Update on the ODE website. In This Issue: GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS ODE/COSA Summer Assessm...
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Jun 9 2016 11:49AM
Calendar ODE/COSA Summer Assessment Institute, August 4-5
The ODE/COSA Oregon Summer Assessment Institute will occur August 4-5, 2016 at the Hilton Conference Center in Eugene. The keynote speakers will be: Margaret Heritage, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Program Services, WestED, who will speak about th...
164
Jun 9 2016 11:45AM
Calendar 2016-17 District Test Coordinator and Information Only Contact Forms Updated
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...
165
Jun 9 2016 11:16AM
News Announcement Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17 Data Collection Resources - Now Available
ODE has created additional guidance documents available to schools and districts to assist them with the Kindergarten Assessment Data Collections submission process, and is posted to the Kindergarten Assessment Resources District webpage. Kindergarte...
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Jun 9 2016 11:13AM
Calendar Kindergarten Assessment 2016-17 Braille Order Form
The 2016-17 Kindergarten Assessment Braille Order Form is now available online at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?id=625. Districts may place their order at any time through October 7, 2016; however, districts should keep their local Kinderga...
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Jun 9 2016 10:54AM
Calendar Student Enrollment Validation Opens Today, June 9, in ADI
The Validation for Student Enrollment opens today, June 9, at 1 PM and will remain open until August 19, 2016. Student Enrollment includes all students attending your school or district on the first school day in May, as submitted in the 3rd Period C...
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Jun 8 2016 5:47PM
Calendar Student Centered Staging Open for Editing 2015-16 Test Records
Student Centered Staging is open for editing 2015-16 test records as of 9 AM on Tuesday, June 7. All 2015-2016 subjects will close again at 5 PM on Friday, June 10 for preliminary Report Card processing over the weekend, and will re-open for editing ...
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Jun 8 2016 5:41PM
Calendar Volunteers Needed: New Student Groups
New federal regulations will require us to collect and report on two new student groups: Children in Foster Care and Children in Military Families. Proposed definitions are available here . The Accountability & Reporting team is currently seeking ad...
170
Jun 8 2016 1:29PM
News Announcement YDC Juvenile Justice Committee Meeting
Friday, June 10, 2016 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Public Service Building, Basement C The Juvenile Justice Committee of the Youth Development Council will be meeting on Friday, June 10, 2016, from 10:00am - 12:00pm in Basement C Public Service B...
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Jun 8 2016 8:00AM
News Announcement 2016-2017 IDEA Part B Funding Estimates Available
The 2016-2017 IDEA Part B Funding Estimates have been posted to the Special Education Funding Reports page. The 2015-2016 IDEA Part B Final Awards can also be found on this reports webpage. These estimates are based on funding allocations provided...
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Jun 7 2016 3:26PM
News Announcement Data Manager updated for June Exit
The Data Manager has been updated, including active records for June Exit. If the program does not auto update, it can be found on the SECC Application Download webpage. The current version number is 2.2016.5.26.
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Jun 3 2016 12:56PM
News Announcement ESSA & Charter Schools
Attention Charter School Leaders! Please join us for an important meeting where you can learn about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and what it will mean for public charter schools in Oregon. During this session we will present information ...
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Jun 2 2016 1:47PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - June 2, 2016
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for June 2, 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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Jun 2 2016 1:34PM
News Announcement PSAT Achievement Standard for Reading; Status of Achievement Standard for Math UPDATE
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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Jun 2 2016 10:51AM
Calendar Important Dates for June and July 2016
Date Event June 1 @ 2 PM Webinar: Training for Achievement Data Insight and Enrollment/Attendance Validations June 2 - 10 District Data Collection Audit Review Window for Third Period Cumulative ADM 2015-16 June 2 - August 19 ...
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Jun 2 2016 10:20AM
News Announcement June 2016 Social Sciences Teacher Update Released
In the Oregon Social Sciences Teacher Update #154 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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Jun 1 2016 6:06PM
Calendar Smarter Balanced and OAKS Online Test Windows Close June 10
The 2015-16 test windows for Smarter Balanced Mathematics and ELA and OAKS Online Science and Social Sciences close next Friday, June 10, 2016. In the final days of the test window, districts should use the Test Management Center of the Online Report...
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Jun 1 2016 5:54PM
Calendar PSAT Important Deadlines for 2016
ODE will once again be paying for PSAT/NMSQT® tests taken by eligible 10th graders. Please note the following important dates: June 30:    Order by this date to ensure delivery of Student Guides by September and availability of ...
180
Jun 1 2016 5:45PM
Calendar Not Chronically Absent Validation Open
The validation for the Not Chronically Absent data, which appears on school and district report cards and in a standalone report, opens in the Achievement Data Insight Application (ADI) June 2 at 1 pm. The validation will remain open until August 19 ...
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Jun 1 2016 5:21PM
Calendar Third Period Cumulative ADM 2015-16 Audit Review Window Opens June 2, 2016
The 2015-2016 Third Period Cumulative ADM collection will open for reviewing audits on June 2, 2016 at 1 PM and will remain open until the end of the day on Friday, June 10, 2016. Every district should log in to view their audits. Training materials ...
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Jun 1 2016 5:10PM
Calendar District Validations for Summer 2016 in Achievement Data Insight (ADI)
JUNE Not Chronically Absent from Third Period Cumulative ADM Collection 2015-16 (June 2 - August 19) Student Enrollment from Third Period Cumulative ADM Collection 2015-16 (June 9 - August 19) Student Attendance from Third Period Cumulative ADM ...
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May 31 2016 4:30PM
News Announcement ODE Value of USDA Foods Received Report SY 2015-16
Click here for important information regarding the ODE Value of USDA Foods (commodities) Received Report for SY 2015-16.
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May 31 2016 11:49AM
News Announcement School Nutrition Program Newsletter: May 30, 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 “One in a Melon” Award Winner ODE...
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May 27 2016 1:39PM
News Announcement Adaptive Math Learning Pilot district awardees announced
The Oregon STEM Council in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) are proud to announce the awardees for the Adaptive Math Learning Pilot grants during the 2016-17 school year. The adaptive math learning grants will provide the ...
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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...
189
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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