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The Oregon Diploma

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  • Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling

  • Each school district in Oregon is expected to have a comprehensive guidance and counseling program (CGC) in place to support students' transitions throughout school, achievement of the diploma requirements, and preparation for post-high school next steps. Comprehensive guidance and counseling programs promote successful transitions by providing opportunities for each student to acquire and master critical academic, career, personal/social, and community involvement skills.
  • Literacy
  • Oregon Diploma

  • Preparing each student for advanced learning, work and citizenship.
  • Oregon Skill Sets

  • The Oregon Skill Sets are lists of the things students need to know and be able to do in order to be successful in Oregon’s educational and career environments.
  • Subjects

  • Each subject area page includes information on content and performance standards (where applicable) as well as links to professional organizations and teaching resources.

Related Resources

  • Diploma - Middle Level Toolkit
    The Middle Level Toolkit is dedicated to promoting excellence in middle grades education, and to providing support for those working with young adolescents in the middle grades as they work toward achieving an Oregon Diploma.
  • Lexiles in Oregon
    The Lexile Framework provides a common, developmental scale for matching reader ability and text difficulty. Recognized as the most widely adopted reading measure, Lexiles enable educators, parents and students to select targed materials that can improve reading skills and to monitor reading growth across the curriculum, in the library and at home.
  • Subject Specific Assessment Materials
    Look for Sample Tests, scored examples of Classroom Work Samples, and other helpful materials here.
  • Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS)  External Link 
    OSLIS provides admittance to the EBSCO online periodical database through which thousands of non-fiction articles (all with lexiles assigned) can be accessed. Elementary and secondary research skills tutorials are also available. All Oregon schools, both public and private, can use the OSLIS resources at no charge.
  • REAL: Standards by Design 11/13/2014 (18.93 KB)
    Customize a standards document to meet your specific needs. Download the standards for an entire grade, or select several grades within the same subject to create a version of the standards that works for you.
  • Teaching Learning Resource Center  
    Users of this site will find sample lessons, assessment items, content background information, and other materials designed to promote standards-based teaching and learning.

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