Ore. educators collaborate to improve students' access to higher education

04/16/2014 | Polk County Itemizer-Observer (Dallas, Ore.)

Educators from 20 Oregon school districts and local colleges are working in professional learning communities to develop ways students can earn college credit in high school. With the aid of a $500,000 grant, the Mid-Willamette Valley Promise Consortium will work in PLCs to create proficiency-based assessments. "It opens up a continual dialogue ... where we are sitting around a table and talking about how to get kids there (college) quicker," said Dallas, Ore., Superintendent Christy Perry.

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Polk County Itemizer-Observer (Dallas, Ore.)

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