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For Black History Month, we recognize the leadership of nine role models from the Pacific Northwest connected to our public schools, higher education and the development of young people.
During Hispanic Heritage Month, Rosie Santana considers the contributions of Latinx culture to public education.
Youth program partnerships can help districts and schools accomplish more than what they can do alone. How can you build your capacity to manage them?
Our librarians compiled this list of evidence-based resources containing information on what changes schools can make to create a more welcoming school climate and increase the engagement of American Indian and Alaska Native families in schools.
Accelerated learning can improve students’ postsecondary outcomes, and a new study finds that one in three Oregon public high school students participated in this kind of coursework.
Cyberbullying, or electronic aggression, is unwanted behavior by a student or group of students that occurs through email, chat rooms, instant message, websites or social media. Like in-person bullying, cyberbullying presents a serious risk to the psychological, physical and social safety of
Steve Fleischman recommends Wildflowers, by Jonathan P. Raymond—a book that illuminates how a district put its whole-child credo into action and may inspire you to do more and better.
Culturally responsive systems are the key to improving outcomes for American Indian and Alaska Native students in school and in life.
Angela Sandino writes about strategies that school leaders can follow to create optimal conditions for their teachers with English learners in their classrooms.
On our blog, we discuss a new research-based tool designed to help districts assess their English learner programs—and optimize their support for English learner students.
For students in a writing class in a rural Idaho high school, sharing writing with peers in other states pushed their comfort zones. What did the students learn from this networking experience?
Nanci Schneider gives a districts a school improvement formula for juggling local mandates and meeting state standards: Stay focused on student achievement and build a network.
This list of available recent studies and articles on time to reclassification for English learners can help inform processes such as program planning and resource allocation.
When it comes to CTE, what teaching models make a difference? Our bloggers make a case for combining project-based and blended learning models into a powerful CTE teaching approach.
When it comes to CTE, what teaching models make a difference? Our bloggers make a case for combining project-based and blended learning models into a powerful CTE teaching approach.
Going to college makes a significant difference in students' future earnings. Read about how CTE could help energize more Oregon students to pursue a postsecondary path.
Research shows that developing students' social and emotional skills can lead to better academic and life outcomes. Check out this collection of recent, readily available studies and articles.
When your goal is to make expanded opportunities for English learners to practice language skills throughout the school day a reality, how do you go about it?
This is the second in a three-part series on Ontario School District’s “language in the air” approach to creating opportunities for students learning English to practice language throughout the school day. Check out Part 1 and Part 3 to learn more about this project. From the beginning, our
For districts and schools hit hard by teacher shortages, there's only so much you can do alone in hiring and keeping high-quality teachers. Mike Siebersma writes on how networks can be the answer.

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