Oregon Schools Continue to Struggle

MEDFORD, Ore. – The US has reached an educational milestone with 80% of students nationwide now graduating high school. But Oregon continues to lag far behind. A recent report, compiled from 2012 Department of Education data, ranks Oregon second to last in the country with a 68% graduation rate. And Southern Oregon is even worse. … Continue reading »

Oregon Graduation Rates Low

OREGON — Oregon high school graduation rates remain virtually static, for the class of 2012. According to the Oregon Department of Education, the four year graduation rate was 68.4% for last year. In 2011 it was 67.6%. The drop out rate increased between the two years from 3.3% to 3.4%. Governor John Kitzhaber calls the … Continue reading »