Jefferson Exchange | October 17, 2013
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Thu October 17, 2013

Learning Oregon's New School Rating System

Oregon's #2 education official explains the recent school report cards.

You can be forgiven if you have trouble keeping up with all of the changes taking place in public schools. 

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Methods for testing students, teachers and entire schools continue to evolve. 

The Oregon Department of Education recently rolled out a five-tier school rating system--Level 5 is the best grade, Level 1 is the worst--and schools are either celebrating their ratings or making plans to raise them. 

The deputy state school superintendent joins us to explain the new system and its effects.  


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