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A Turning Point for Oregon Schools:
A Message from Gladstone School District Superintendent Bob Stewart

You hear it every day: Oregon’s graduation rate should be much higher. Our students should be achieving more in math, reading, writing, and science. Those things are absolutely true. What will it take to reach our goal, a 100 percent graduation rate?

The Oregonian recently published a series of articles including a comparative analysis that ranks all states’ school performance and education spending. By their calculation, Oregon ranks 38th in student performance and 39th in education funding.

The problem

How do we move Oregon schools from 38th to number one? Continue reading