Oregon law grants districts the authority to develop their own curricula, provided that it is based on the academic content standards.
School improvement is an ongoing process in which the results of previous efforts are examined in order to determine where to focus new efforts.
Successful transitions for Oregon students depend upon an integrated and connected learning system of middle and high schools, community colleges, universities and the workforce.
Educational rights and responsibilities are defined by federal law, Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS), and by Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR).
To assure that all students have the opportunity to reach their potential, every effort must be made to meet these unique needs and foster individual interests.
As the result of reform efforts that began with the Oregon Act for the 21st Century expectations for students, and consequently teachers, have been raised.
Oregon’s content standards define what all students should know and be able to do. Statewide assessments administered at different grades are designed to show a student’s progress toward meeting those standards.
This page contains additional resources for school administrators.