Educators from 20 Oregon school districts and local colleges are working in professional learning communities to develop ways students 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 County Superintendent Christy Perry.

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