Common Core in Oregon:
Common Core State Standards—Oregon

Oregon has left most of the implementation of the Common Core in the hands of school districts and teachers.


Common Core Implementation Status

1. Teacher Professional Development
2. Curriculum Guides
or Instructional Materials
3. Teacher Evaluation
Systems

New Curriculum

State designs frameworks

State provides frameworks

State designs guides

State provides guides

Local districts only

Like many other states, Oregon has not designated a group to develop curriculum but has only provided school districts to links of resources by outside organizations.


New Assessments

PARCC member

SBAC member

ACT Aspire

Developing own CC-aligned assessments


New Expenditures

New expenditures required to implement the Common Core

Current annual education expenditures

Race to the Top Phase 2 award

(State is not a Race to the Top recipient.)


Education Database Status

P-20 development required by state law

State is capable of having a P-20 database

State has access to homeschool students’ data

Oregon has been working to expand the amount of student-level data that it collects about classroom performance so that teachers can use this information to make decisions about instruction.


Potential Impacts on Homeschooling

State currently requires homeschoolers to take state-prescribed tests and report their scores

Homeschoolers must file notice of intent to homeschool

Homeschoolers must participate in state-mandated testing after 3rd, 5th, 8th, and 10th grades. Results must be sent to the educational service district if requested.



Common Core Legislation


The Oregon legislature formally adopted and appropriated funds for the implementation of the Common Core in July 2013 through HB 3233.

Status
Passed


Local Action Groups

Advocates and Opponents in Oregon

None at this time


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Updated: 3/27/2014