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MULTNOMAH EDUCATION SCHOOL DISTRICT (MESD)
Multnomah county has eight school districts, which are supported by the MESD, a regional cooperative whose mission is to share in providing a quality education for the children and families of the districts.
PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS (PPS)
Multnomah County's largest school district
"Engages motivated young people [grades 2-12] in hands-on, in-depth learning and problem solving by connecting them with community experts as instructors and mentors."
1633 SW Park Street, Suite 067
Portland OR 97207
GREATER PORTLAND HOMESCHOOLERS
"Serving homeschoolers and unschoolers in Portland Oregon"
CLACKAMAS EDUCATION SERVICE DISTRICT (CESD)
The CESD is comprised of the following school districts:
Canby | www.canby.k12.or.us
Colton | www.colton.k12.or.us
Estacada | www.estacada.k12.or.us
Gladstone | www.gladstone.k12.or.us
NORTHWEST REGIONAL EDUCATION SERVICE DISTRICT (NWESD)
The NWESD serves four northwest Oregon counties, one of which is Washington County. The following schools districts serve Washington County:
Banks | www.banks.k12.or.us
Beaverton | www.beaverton.k12.or.us
Forest Grove | www.fgsd.k12.or.us
Gaston | www.gaston.k12.or.us
Hillsboro | www.hsd.k12.or.us
Sherwood | www.sherwood.k12.or.us
Tigard-Tualatin | www.ttsd.k12.or.us
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (ODE)
Responsible for statewide curriculum and instruction programs, school improvement efforts, and Oregon's statewide assessment testing system. Offers online Parent Resources (visit), including school and district report cards, charter schools, private schools, and test results.
255 Capitol Street NE
Salem OR 97310
OREGON SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION (OSBA)
"Represents more than 1,400 locally elected school and education service district board members charged with shaping the education programs for the more than 560,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students in Oregon."
OREGON CHARTER SCHOOL RESOURCE CENTER
CHARTER SCHOOLS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
"Our goal is to help public education change from a highly regulated, process-based system to one that allows and encourages schools to be more creative, performance-based centers of effective teaching and learning. We aim to achieve this by providing technical assistance to the charter school effort in Oregon, nationally, and internationally."
Elementary, middle and high school information for public, private and charter schools nationwide
NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS (NCES)
Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education
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