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National report praises parts of Oregon’s preschool program, also shows not enough children have access National report praises parts of Oregon’s preschool program, also shows not enough children have access Wednesday, May 13, 2015 The release this week of the annual “State of Preschool” report by the National Institute of Early Education Research underlines the commitment the state of Oregon has made to invest in high-quality preschool. But it also shows the state must do much more to ensure more Oregon children – especially those from low-income families – have access to publicly funded preschool. The “State of Preschool” report examined preschool programs throughout the...
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Children’s Institute and community partners call for annual data release on chronic absence Children’s Institute and community partners call for annual data release on chronic absence Wednesday, May 06, 2015 The Children's Institute and a group of allies and partners have formally asked leaders of the Oregon Department of Education to annually release data that measures chronic absence rates in K-12 schools across the state. Such a release would provide critical information to the policymakers and educators and communities working to address chronic absence in Oregon. Oregon has one of the highest rates of chronic absence – defined as students who miss 10 percent...
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Parent Perspectives on the First Five Years

Strategy for School Success
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Parent PerspectivesTo ensure the perspective of low-income parents is reflected in its public policy agenda, the Children's Institute commissioned Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall to conduct four focus groups. The research has been designed to assess parents' understanding of and attitudes toward the first five years of their child's life, covering topics such as school readiness, child care, and preschool. Participants also discussed what barriers they face in getting what they need to make sure their children have a healthy start during their first five years of life.

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