Our resource section is now organized by the 4 Indicators: Graduation, Drop Out, Transition and Post School Outcomes.
Each indicator has a list of categories at the top of the page. When the category is selected, the category will expand into a list of resources.
To filter resources for a specific audience, click one of the grey tabs labeled teacher, student, family, agency, or administrators. To change the filter to a different audience simply click on one of the other grey tabs.
Oregon students work to be successful in their next steps (e.g. postsecondary education and training, workforce
entry, career school, apprenticeship, military) the Department of Education is
committed to ensuring a variety of options are available to meet all students’
These refer to state-wide requirements and serve as a minimum for graduation. Local districts may have additional graduation requirements. For the most complete list of requirements for graduation, please contact your local high school.
We are committed to providing students with full access to the GED® test for anyone with disabilities and support the intention of the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA). Test accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis and include things such as extra testing time, extra breaks, and a separate testing room.
Oregon's High School Equivalency Program, administered by the HECC Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD) oversees the GED® preparation, instruction and testing process in Oregon. The GED® program provides individuals with an opportunity to earn a GED® test credential, in place of a high school diploma.
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has received many questions from districts about how the elimination of HQT and federal requirements for educator evaluations will impact Oregon educators. The purpose of this brief is to provide initial guidance to school districts regarding current requirements (2015 -16) and changes in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.
Considerations around Diploma Options shows an infographic that helps determine the diploma option for a student. The document also lists the unacceptable reasons for determining not to follow the standard diploma option for a student.
The document FAQ about Oregon's diploma options is organized into topic areas: Eligibility, Decision-Making, Credit Requirements, Additional Student Requirements, Transition Services for 18-21 year old students, and Inter-agency Agreements.
Secondary school improvement and the issues surrounding it.
Every child a high school graduate, prepared for success. That is the bedrock principle that drives the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed), a Washington, DC–based national nonprofit committed to improving the educational outcomes—and lives—of high school students, especially those under performing and those historically under served.