Superintendent's 2014-2015 Budget Message
Investing in Student Learning
"I entitled my 2013-14 budget message 'Investing in Student Learning' and that remains my focus. The district must continue to align our time, talents and resources on this critical investment. While the revenue picture at the state level has improved, we cannot be deceived in to thinking that resources can address every need and wish. There will always be the requirement to prioritize what we do to ensure that we get the best return for every dollar spent. Unfortunately, that will include having to say "no" or "not yet" to things that we would really like to fund." Read more...
ODE Releases School Report Cards for 2012-13
Three District schools earn overall Level 5 ratings
West Albany High School and Oak Grove and Clover Ridge Elementary Schools all earned overall Level 5 ratings on their school report cards from the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).
Level 5 is the highest rating possible, placing these schools in the top 10% of schools in the state. Four Greater Albany schools demonstrated improvement of one level from their 2011-12 ratings (Clover Ridge, Lafayette, Memorial and South Albany).
Albany Online! Learning Program
The Albany Online! learning program offers exceptional learning experiences to k-12 students in Linn and Benton counties. The program is based on decades of education research, and uses K¹² and Aventa curriculum to provide the tools kids need to succeed—in school and beyond. Here's why families have chosen Albany Online! for their kids:
Individualized learning approaches.
The curriculum, which
Online planning and assessment tools and resources. Hands-