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Monday, February 13, 2012

Gov. Kitzhaber's main 2012 education package is highly likely to pass the Legislature this month, based on its multitude of advocacy groups and big business alliances.

 

His plan, which easily passed its first vote hurdle last week, would require every school district, community college and public university to sign a yearly "achievement compact" with the state, pledging key results, including a specific graduation rate, that it aims to deliver. 
The plan, set out in Senate Bill 1581, also would create a powerful "chief education officer" with authority over education leaders and boards from preschool through grad school. The state already is recruiting nationwide to find an education superstar to take that role.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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