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Kindergarten Assessment Information

During the first few weeks of kindergarten, your child will participate in Oregon’s Kindergarten Assessment. As a parent/guardian of a young child, you know your child best. The Kindergarten Assessment is one way for your child’s teacher to learn about some of the things that your child already knows and is able to do.
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Baker Summer Academy Featured on OPB

Kids look forward to summertime, but a long break from school can lead to what’s called “summer slide,” or a decline in academic skills. The problem is particularly acute for children from low-income families, who lack the resources to keep them engaged with challenging camps and activities over the summer. One Eastern Oregon school district has come up with a solution. It’s called the Baker Summer Academy. We hear from Baker School District superintendent Mark Witty.
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A Time To Listen

For nearly 30 years, Oregon has underfunded its schools, but a legislative committee is now offering a possible path to a solution.
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Baker School District 5J Haines Elementary PE Teacher

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Baker school district is made up of four elementary schools, one middle school one high school, and one innovative high school. These schools serve a population of approximately 1700 students. In addition to these schools, Baker School District 5J sponsors two charter schools: Baker Web Academy, and Baker Early College. These two schools offer online education combined with teacher relationships.
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Free Summer Lunch

The Summer Food Service Program provides nutritious meals free to ALL children age 18 and younger at participating feeding sites. To participate, just show up.
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