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What's Next For Education Reform In Oregon?


Nancy Golden visited Earl Boyles Elementary School and dropped by a preschool class.

Nancy Golden visited Earl Boyles Elementary School and dropped by a preschool class.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that the state’s chief education officer, Nancy Golden, is retiring. Republicans have already expressed concern about the governor’s interim appointee to the position. 

We check in with OPB’s education reporter Rob Manning about what this change in leadership means for the direction of state education reform more broadly.

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Editor’s note: In this conversation, Rob Manning made an incorrect statement about interim chief education officer Lindsey Capps’ resume. Before joining the Governor’s office in March, Capps worked under the Chief Education Officer for close to a year. Before that, Capps worked for the Oregon Education Association.

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