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Oregon Governor Kate Brown quietly signed a bill last month that removed the requirement for graduating high school children in the state to be proficient in reading, writing, and math, in an effort to aid “students of color.”
the governor’s deputy communications director, Charles Boyle, told the Oregonian that suspending the reading, writing, and math proficiency requirements would benefit “students of color”
Boyle said that “leaders from those communities have advocated time and again for equitable graduation standards"
Review state requirements related to demonstrations of proficiency in skills or academic content areas that are not related to career and technical education, with an emphasis
on demonstrations of proficiency in Essential Learning Skills
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Sookiechacha
Yep ... literacy. So over-rated.
...with an emphasis on demonstrations of proficiency in Essential Learning Skills
The 2012 Republican Party Platform states that republicans support getting “back to the basics” of education, and better preparing students to do what it is they are seeking a career in.
originally posted by: tamusan
a reply to: trollz
I live in Oregon. It looks like I am going to have to make a reading, math, and writing test to give prospective employees.