Oregon weighs adoption of national standards

Oregon education officials are considering joining 37 other states in adopting national math and English curriculum standards. A limited survey of educators found support for the national English standards, which would replace state standards that are due for an overhaul. However, some have concerns that the national math standards are a significant shift from the state's curriculum, which was recently updated. Educators say the national standards require more math knowledge at a younger age and would necessitate the purchase of classroom materials.

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