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Dec 17 2013 7:39AM
News Release State Board of Education Announces New Member
(Salem, Ore.) – Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Rob Saxton and State Board Chair Samuel Henry are pleased to announce Charles Martinez as the latest member of the State Board of Education. Martinez was confirmed by the Oregon Senate in Nove...
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Dec 31 2012 10:46AM
News Announcement State Board of Education December 2012 Actions
At their December meeting the State Board of Education took the following actions: • Denied state board sponsorship to Riverside Charter Academy • Denied the Oregon Virtual Education Charter School (East) Waiver request • Denied the Oregon Vi...
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Dec 17 2012 6:15AM
News Release Oakland Junior Named State Board of Education Student Advisor
(Salem, Ore) – State Board of Education chair Artemio Paz, Jr. has named Benjamin Barnes of Oakland High School to serve as a student advisor to the State Board of Education. This is the sixth year that the State Board has included high school students...
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Oct 19 2012 1:43PM
News Announcement State Board of Education October Meeting Actions
At their October meeting, the State Board of Education: Adopted Fingerprinting of Subject Individuals in Schools Accepting Enrollment of Minors OAR 581-045-0003 (temp.) Adopted Barbering, Hair Design, Esthetics, and Nail Technology OAR 581-045-0...
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Aug 27 2012 9:00AM
News Announcement State Board of Education August Meeting Actions
Below are the actions from the State Board of Education August meeting: • Adopted the ODE 2013-15 budget • Adopted the CCWD 2013-14 budget • Adopted the Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction OAR 581-001-0016 • Adopted the draft June 201...
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Mar 16 2012 9:56AM
News Announcement Oregon Department of Education Seeks Feedback on Native American Mascot Issue
The Oregon State Board of Education is reviewing current policy and practices in public schools regarding the use of race-based mascots displaying Native American names and images. In Oregon, at least fifteen public high schools currently use race-base...
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Dec 19 2011 9:55AM
News Release State Board of Education Announces New Member
(Salem, Ore.) – State Schools Superintendent Susan Castillo and State Board Chair Brenda Frank are pleased to announce Serilda Summers-McGee as the latest member of the State Board of Education. Summers-McGee was confirmed by the Oregon Senate last mon...
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Dec 14 2011 11:35AM
News Announcement State Board Adopts Revised Report Card Distribution Rules
During the last legislative session the Oregon legislature amended ORS 329.105 relating to school and district report cards. These amendments included a revision in the school and district report card distribution requirements. In response, the State...
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Aug 23 2011 12:00AM
News Announcement State Board of Education August 2011 Actions
• Adopted Virtual Charter School Student Appeals OAR 581-020-0342, -0343 (temp.) • Adopted rules that give charter schools students’ special education responsibilities (OAR 581-015-2005; -2010; -2040; -2075; -2080) (temp.) • Adopted new social scie...
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Jul 26 2011 12:00AM
News Announcement Samuel Henry Completes Comprehensive State Board of Education Member Orientation
Samuel Henry, a member of the Oregon State Board of Education, completed three days of intensive training to help new board members become highly effective state education policymakers. The training was provided by the National Association of State Boa...
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Jun 29 2011 4:30PM
News Announcement State Board of Education June 2011 Actions
Elected Brenda Frank and Artemio Paz as chair and vice-chair, respectively. Adopted CCWD staff recommendations to set the harm limit at 5% for 2011-12; set the strategic fund at .75%; set the quality growth factor at 0% for 2010 and 2011-13. Approv...
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May 24 2011 8:30AM
News Announcement State Board of Education May 2011 Actions
Adopted new reading achievement standards and achievement level descriptors Adopted updated math and science scoring guides Adopted updated science achievement level descriptors Adopted the April 2011 board minutes Approved the North Powder Charter...
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Apr 26 2011 10:26AM
News Announcement April 2011 State Board of Education Actions
Adopted the March 2011 Draft Board Minutes Approved the Commissioner’s Travel Approved the Commissioner Financial Transaction Review Approved the Bennett Pearson Academy Charter Adopted the revised Model Rules of Procedure OAR 581-001-000...
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Mar 11 2011 3:00PM
News Announcement March 2011 State Board of Education Actions
Approved January 2011 Minutes Approved Commissioner’s Out-of-State Travel Community College Program Approval: Blue Mountain Community College: English Language Development (Certificate of Completion) Chemeketa Community College: Hemodialysis Te...
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Feb 3 2011 12:00AM
News Announcement January 2011 State Board of Education Actions
• Amended, then adopted, Safety of School Sports – Concussions OAR 581-022-0421 • Amended, then adopted, School Food Safety Inspections OAR 581-051-0305, -0306 • Voted to renew the Four Rivers Charter School contract • Adopted the Decemb...
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Dec 29 2010 4:18PM
News Announcement December State Board of Education Actions
Below are actions taken by the State Board of Education at their December meeting: Adopted Essential Skill Assessments for English Language Learners OAR 581-022-0617 Adopted Instructional Programs – Private Career Schools OAR 581-045-0009 Appr...
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Dec 6 2010 11:00AM
News Release Two Students Named State Board of Education Student Advisors for 2010-11
SALEM – State Schools Superintendent Susan Castillo has named Stacy Adriano of Tualatin High School and Chris Henke of Redmond Proficiency Academy to serve as Student Advisors to the State Board of Education. This is the fifth year that the State Board...
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Nov 1 2010 10:30AM
News Announcement State Board of Education October Actions
Below are actions taken by the State Board of Education at their October meeting: Adopted the Common Core State Standards Raised the Math Achievement & Extended Achievement Standards (cut scores) Adopted the Achievement and Extended Achievemen...
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Oct 28 2010 3:30PM
News Announcement Oregon State Board of Education Adopts Common Core Standards and Higher Interim Math Achievement Standards
Salem – The Oregon State Board of Education today adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) which represent K-12 learning expectations for students in English-language arts and mathematics. “Today marks an important step forward in raisi...
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Oct 28 2010 3:15PM
News Release Oregon State Board of Education Adopts Common Core Standards and Higher Interim Math Achievement Standards
Salem – The Oregon State Board of Education today adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) which represent K-12 learning expectations for students in English-language arts and mathematics. “Today marks an important step forward in raisi...
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Oct 28 2010 9:01AM
News Release PSU Professor Samuel Henry Joins State Board of Education
SALEM—State Schools Superintendent Susan Castillo announced today that Professor Samuel Henry of Troutdale has joined the State Board of Education. Henry was confirmed by the Oregon Senate last month to complete the term vacated by Lew Frederick of Por...
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Oct 28 2010 9:00AM
News Announcement PSU Professor Samuel Henry Joins State Board of Education
SALEM—State Schools Superintendent Susan Castillo announced today that Professor Samuel Henry of Troutdale has joined the State Board of Education. Henry was confirmed by the Oregon Senate last month to complete the term vacated by Lew Frederick of Por...
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Aug 28 2009 4:38PM
News Announcement State Board of Education Adopts Changes to Graduation Proficiency Requirements
SALEM – The Oregon State Board of Education adjusted the timeline for requiring demonstration of proficiency in the Essential Skill of Writing until the graduating class of 2013 (students in 9th grade in 2009-10). The State Board also voted to phase in...
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Jun 24 2009 1:28PM
News Announcement State Board of Education Adopts Amendments to OAR 581-022-1060 - School and District Performance Report Criteria
On Thursday June 18, the State Board of Education adopted amendments to OAR 581-022-1060 which regulates school and district performance report criteria. Key changes: Change of date by when State Superintendent must release school and distri...
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May 20 2009 4:00PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 20, 2009
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 20, 2009. In This Issue OAKS Online Test Window Closes Friday OAKS Extended Assessment Window Closes New Communications Coordinator Video Training: Adequate Yearly Progress & Other Re...
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May 20 2009 3:37PM
News Announcement State Board Adopts Essential Skill Assessment Options
The State Board of Education adopted achievement levels (“cut scores”) on May 14, 2009 for assessments which may be used by students to demonstrate their proficiency in the essential skills of reading and applying mathematics. The table below lists t...
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May 6 2009 5:45PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - May 6, 2009
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for May 6, 2009. This issue contains important information about High School Completers and Early Leavers Collections, Reading Local Performance Assessment Field Test Underway, Practice Reading Per...
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May 6 2009 5:21PM
News Announcement AESRP Recommends National Test Scores to State Board
The Assessment of Essential Skills Review Panel (AESRP) will be taking recommendations for “cut scores” on national tests in math and reading to the State Board at their May 14 & 15 meeting. These “cut scores” could be used by high school studen...
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Jan 8 2009 8:55AM
News Announcement Administrative Rules Adopted by State Board of Education
The State Board of Education adopted revisions to OAR 581-22-0610 Administration of State Assessments (formerly State Tests) on Friday, December 12. A copy of the revised OAR 581-22-0610 will be available at http://www.ode.state.or.us/search/page/?=1...
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Dec 19 2008 2:00PM
News Announcement Superintendent’s Update #286
In This Issue: Karli Olsen Named State Board of Education Student Advisor 2009 Outstanding Community/School Partnership Nominations Oregon Diploma Talk Opportunities and Financial Resources for Schools Susan’s Schedule McMinn...
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Sep 26 2008 8:00AM
News Announcement Superintendent's Update #274
In This Issue: Seeking Nominations for Student on the State Board Young Oregon Scientists Compete for National Recognition Oregon Diploma Talk Opportunities and Financial Resources for Schools Susan’s Schedule Seeking Nomi...
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Sep 5 2008 8:35AM
News Announcement Superintendent's Update #271
In This Issue: 2007-08 Test Results for Reading, Writing, Math, and Science Phyllis Guile Joins ODE to Head Up Alternative Education and Charter Schools Oregon Diploma Talk Opportunities and Financial Resources for Schools Susan’s...
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Sep 3 2008 11:51AM
News Announcement Seeking Nominations for Student Representative to the State Board of Education
In 2006 and 2007 the State Board of Education enacted a pilot program to add a student in an advisory capacity to the State Board, similar to that of the Superintendent, Community College President and faculty advisors. The Board is extending the pil...
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Aug 7 2008 3:18PM
News Announcement Memo # 001-2008-09 New Oregon Diploma Requirements Approved by State Board
To: District Superintendents, ESD Superintendents, Principals, District and School Staff Re: New Oregon Diploma Requirements Approved by State Board Summary: In May and June, the State Board of Education gave final approval to thre...
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May 16 2008 12:00PM
News Announcement Superintendent's Update #255
In This Issue: State Board Continues Work to Define Diploma Requirements Oregon Supreme Court Calls for Review of Tournament Scheduling Oregon Diploma Talk Opportunities and Financial Resources for Schools Susan’s Schedule State...
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May 5 2008 9:51AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update - Retrospective Edition
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update - Retrospective Edition. This edition contains important reminders and key dates from news published during the past few months.
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Apr 21 2008 2:08PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update for 4/21/2008
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 21, 2008. This edition contains information about the High School Diploma, Spring Student Membership Collection, Winter Writing scores, and Extended Assessments.
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Apr 21 2008 1:37PM
News Announcement State Board Ties Tests to Diplomas in 2012
At their regular meeting on Friday, April 18, the State Board of Education endorsed the use of state tests as an option for students to demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing and mathematics to earn a High School Diploma beginning with next year’s...
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Apr 14 2008 11:26AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update for 4/14/2008
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 14, 2008. This edition contains information about OAKS Online/TESA completions, ELPA Administration Codes, participation rates, final writing assessment, contacting Regional Helpdesk.
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Apr 7 2008 11:52AM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update for 4/7/2008
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for April 7, 2008. This edition contains information about Institution and Boundary Change data due date, extension of the test window for ELPA, and test score updates.
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Apr 7 2008 11:12AM
News Announcement Essential Skill Assessments Information Available
A document explaining the current leanings of the State Board of Education on the assessment of Essential Skills for 2012 High School Diplomas is now available online. A three question survey is also available. http://www.ode.state.or.us/teachlearn...
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Mar 31 2008 3:14PM
News Announcement Assessment and Accountability Update for 3/31/2008
This is the Assessment & Accountability Update for March 31, 2008. This edition includes articles about the PSAT/NMSQT Test, the Essential Skills Assessments, ELPA, the third OAKS Online/TESA opportunity (second for Social Sciences), additional IP ad...
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Mar 31 2008 2:21PM
News Announcement ELPA Test Primary Measure for ELL Students
The State Board of Education has accepted the following policies for the ELPA test: The ELPA will be the primary state measure for determining ELL students' English Language proficiency. Students who achieve a level of "Advanced" on ELPA are general...
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Mar 31 2008 2:21PM
News Announcement State Board Considers Essential Skill Assessments
After discussion and input from a variety of groups, the State Board is developing a position on the assessment of the Essential Skills as part of the diploma requirements for the Class of 2012 (this year’s 8th graders). The Board currently leans to...
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Jan 25 2008 2:53PM
News Announcement Qualified Alternative Education Program Funding
In response to House Bill 2040 passed during the 2008 Legislative Session, OAR 581-023-0012 provides a funding formula for a Qualified Alternative Education Program (HomeSource). To view drafts of the proposed Rules visit: http://www.ode.state.or.us/...
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Dec 6 2007 11:22AM
News Announcement New Press Release: Paisley High School's Jenna Chiono Named State Board of Education Student Advisor
SALEM – State Schools Superintendent Susan Castillo announced today that Jenna Chiono (Paisley High School) has been named to the State Board of Education as a Student Advisor. A unanimous Board vote on December 6th approved Chiono’s nomination. ...
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Nov 5 2007 8:22AM
News Announcement New Date and Time for the Mathematics Instructional Materials Criteria will be held at the Oregon Department of Education
NOTE: Date and location have changed. Please see new information below: Date: Wednesday, 19 December 2007 Location: Oregon Department of Education-Basement B Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Subject: Mathematics Instructional Materials...
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Apr 3 2007 12:17PM
News Announcement Board member Steve Bogart appointed to ODE Audit Committee
Board Chair Jerry Berger has appointed member Steve Bogart to the newly created ODE Audit Committee.
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Jun 16 2006 8:00AM
News Announcement State Board Approves OSAA Registration - for One Year
See the ODE News Release for details.
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Jun 16 2006 8:00AM
News Announcement State Board of Education Elects Jerry Berger as New Chair
See the ODE News Release for details.
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Apr 21 2006 12:00AM
News Announcement Artemio Paz, Jr. Named to State Board of Education
See the ODE News Release for details.
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Dec 19 2005 9:30AM
News Announcement State Board Survey Under Review
The Oregon State Board of Education is reviewing Oregon's academic content standards, curriculum requirements, credential requirements, and statewide student assessment system to ensure that students graduate from high school better prepared for colleg...
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Sep 19 2005 12:00AM
News Announcement State Board White Paper Request for Comments
In order for students to emerge from high school better prepared for college and careers, the State Board of Education has agreed to a top-to-bottom review Oregon's graduation and diploma requirements by fall 2006. In its position paper Click Here, th...
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