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Representative Gene Whisnant of Sunriver told the Oregon House Interim Committee on Education, he's hearing from parents and teachers alike to hold off.

 

"And Dr. Golden and Mr. Saton expect only 30 perccent of the students to pass.  That means 70% will be failing.  We are rushing into this.  We need to back off and have more input into this system."

 

Dr. Nancy Golden, the State's Chief Education Officer and Rob Saxton, Oregon's Superintendent of Schools talked to the education committee about common core standards and smarter balanced testing implementation.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.