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Oregon Department of Education, 2005
The purpose of the federally funded Title I program is to help disadvantaged students meet the same high academic standards expected of all children. The most recent reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. This education bill was enacted on January 8, 2002 and has established…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Student Diversity, Federal Legislation
Oregon Department of Education, 2005
The purpose of this science education document is to provide resources and advice for teachers, professional development personnel, and teacher educators to help them implement state standards in Oregon's schools. To move all students to these standards, educators must have an environment where several things occur: (a) all teachers are informed…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Academic Standards, State Standards, Professional Development
Oregon Department of Education, 2004
Oregon state standards are presented for the 2004-2005 school year. These include the following:curricular goals; standards; benchmarks; and criteria for levels of initial mastery, advanced mastery, and diploma. This tool is published annually to ensure constituents have access to the most updated information about Oregon's content standards both…
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, Educational Objectives, State Curriculum Guides
Oregon Department of Education, 2004
The Oregon Department of Education is required by the U.S. Department of Education to establish targets for expected rates of growth for every school in order to close the achievement gap. The Oregon Department of Education will work in partnership with key partners such as ESDs, universities, community-based organizations, and professional…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement, Low Income Groups, Academic Achievement
Oregon Department of Education, 2004
Fourteen schools in Oregon have completed their three-year implementation plans as a part of Oregon's Round 2 funding cycle. Seven schools are currently in Round 3 and eight schools are currently in Round 4. Oregon SEA staff worked closely with these schools as they evaluated progress made during their implementation. This report includes an…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Educational Change, Low Achievement, Educational Improvement