We began our efforts in 2016 when we held community meetings and fielded a survey that asked Oregonians from all walks of life to describe their dreams for our student’s education. We were overwhelmed with the number of responses we received. We had no idea that so many people would take time out of their busy days to describe in detail what they want for our students to experience in school.
The other thing that surprised us was how unified we were in our dreaming. Across the state, people of all ages and backgrounds agreed that Oregon students need:
Oregonians defined success by:
You can read the Quick Report and Full Report of our findings, here.
How you can help
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