Eugene, other districts, urge veto of testing opt-out bill


Eugene school board says test help gauge student performance.

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Eugene school board says test help gauge student performance.

The Senate approved the bill last week — and the House gave final approval on Monday — despite threats from federal education officials that it could jeopardize about $140 million of Oregon’s annual federal funding. Those funds largely pay for programs to help at-risk students. The Eugene district estimates that its share of those federal funds amounts to nearly $4 million.

Read more at Eugene Register-Guard.


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