Every Oregonian has the knowledge, skills, and credentials to succeed in life.
> Align funding, outcomes, and education strategies across the entire continuum of a child’s development — from birth to k-12 to post-secondary education and training.
> Streamline early childhood services and invest in Oregon kids from an early age so they are set up to succeed before they enter kindergarten.
> Use early screening to identify and help students who need it most.
> Create an aligned set of learning standards, assessment tools, and support systems for all students.
> Create the longitudinal data system that supports assessment and achievement from kindergarten to college.
> Make college more affordable and accessible for all low- and middle-income students.
> Replicate successful programs and practices being used in our top schools across the state.
> Revamp workforce training to better align with employer needs.
> Promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) programs.
> Provide students – particularly underserved students and their families – with monitoring and support to ensure they’re on-track for high school graduation and the realization of their post-secondary aspirations.
> Provide resources to educators to increase educator effectiveness and diversity through better training, mentorship, and professional development.
> Promote parent and family involvement in their children’s success.
> Make a strategic investment in a campaign to help schools, families, and community partners ensure that all children are reading at grade level by third grade.
> Every child enters kindergarten ready to learn.
> All 3rd graders are reading at grade level.
> Achieve “40-40-20” by the year 2025:
- 40% of adults will have earned a bachelor's degree or higher.
- 40% of adults will have earned an associate degree or post-secondary credential.
- 20% of adults will have earned a high school diploma or the equivalent.