Thursday, March 23, 2017
Oregon may drop the goal that 80% of high school grads will earn a 2- or 4- year college degree by 2025
By Betsy Hammond
March 23, 2017
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.
Read the full OregonLive article here.