Umbrella Board for Schools Weighed
Byline: Saul Hubbard The Register-Guard
SALEM - Gov. John Kitz haber's proposal to create a single, centralized board to oversee all public education in Oregon, from pre-kindergarten to college, saw its first legislative action Tuesday in the Capitol.
Surrounded by supportive, high-ranking education officials, first at a press conference and then at a public hearing, Kitz haber said creation of the Oregon Education Investment Board - the centerpiece of his long-term plan to reform the state's public education - would produce a more efficient and accountable education system in Oregon, one that would help students perform better.
"I'm extraordinarily excited about this long-overdue project," he added.
Kitzhaber acknowledged that the proposal would not alleviate the big budgetary crunches …
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Publication information: Article title: Umbrella Board for Schools Weighed. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Register Guard (Eugene, OR). Publication date: April 6, 2011. Page number: A1. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.