Gov. Kitzhaber Proposes Education “Achievement Compact”

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and his Education Team are taking a big step to change education in Oregon.

The team wants the Legislature to require every school district and community college to sign a yearly “achievement compact”– spelling out key results the school will try to deliver.

Meanwhile– the state’s Powerful Teachers Union worries that the compacts may rely too much on standardized test scores to judge school success.

Of course, we’ll continue to follow this story as it develops.

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