Oregon Leadership Network

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Oregon Leadership Network

Building the capacity of education leaders to sustain research-based equitable practices across Oregon’s P-20 education system to eliminate disparities in student success, the OLN is a statewide network of more than 20 school districts, ESDs, state agencies, professional associations, and higher education institutions.

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    Committing to Student Safety: A Call to Action in Uncertain Times April 5, 2017 Salem Convention Center 200 Commercial St SE Salem, OR 97301 Driving directions The Oregon...
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    Registration Open October 17–18, 2016 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Education Northwest, Portland, Oregon Want to learn how to set the conditions required for effective discussion and...
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    This professional development opportunity is offered through a partnership between the Oregon Leadership Network (OLN) and the National Equity Project . The event is hosted by...
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    This professional development opportunity is offered through a partnership between the Oregon Leadership Network (OLN) and the National Equity Project . The event is hosted by the...
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    This professional development opportunity is offered through a partnership between the Oregon Leadership Network (OLN) and the National Equity Project . The role of the...
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    The Oregon Leadership Network (OLN) promotes the engagement of school and district staff to continually examine and discuss potential inequities. These conversations may address...
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    Our schools exist because of our students. As educators we have the awesome responsibility and unique opportunity to reach, teach and prepare our students for tomorrow. To make...
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    Creating and enforcing a clear and equitable discipline policy plays an important role in ensuring that all students are afforded the opportunity to reach their full potential...
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    This April 2013 article in Principal Leadership , written by Rob Larson and Rhonda Barton, looks at lessons for school leaders on improving educational equity. It provides...
  • Eliminating Disparities magazine cover
    This April 2013 article in Principal Leadership, written by OLN alliance researcher Vicki Nishioka, examines the research on disparities in exclusionary discipline policies and practices.
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    Discipline disparity is a growing problem in our schools. Disproportionate rates of suspensions and expulsions for students of color result in substantial loss of instructional time for these students.
  • Principal's Research Review, March 2012 Cover
    This March 2012 NASSP Principal’s Research Review , written by Education Northwest’s Rhonda Barton and Rob Larson, looks at strategies for improving educational equity. With...