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Schools score low in innovation

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

According to a national report on educational innovation, Oregon has a lot of work to do in preparing students and running its schools.

"Leaders and Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on Educational Innovation" is a follow-up analysis to a report two years ago by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for a Competitive Workforce and the American Enterprise Institute. The new report focuses on school reform and draws gloomy conclusions about the state of American education.

"We believe our education system needs to be reinvented," the report says. "Our schools consistently produce students unready for the rigors of the modern workplace."

Read the full story at OregonLive.com.

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0 #1 thinking forward 2009-11-10 15:23:38
As long as our Teahers Union holds a tight grip on our Legislature and our legislators come from the Public Sector "NOTHING" will happen.
Oregon's inbalance of lawmakers who force education in a box, and taxes kill innovation, Oregon will not change.
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