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Oregon lawmakers, sensing ambitious education goals out of reach, prepare to drop them

March 23, 2017View for printing

In 2011, Oregon lawmakers agreed on an ambitious goal: By 2025, the state should get all its young people to graduate from high school and 80 percent to earn a two- or four-year college degree.

Now, largely at the urging of the state's teachers union, a group of mostly Democratic lawmakers want the state to drop those goals, largely as an admission the state's schools and colleges won't come close to accomplishing them.

By Betsy Hammond | The Oregonian/OregonLive

Full Story: http://www.oregonlive.com/education/ ... _ambit.html
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