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Dropout prevention measure qualifies for ballot


SALEM — An initiative to dedicate more state funding to high school dropout prevention and career and technical education has qualified for the November ballot, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.

The campaign for Initiative Petition 65, Oregonians for High School Success Initiative, gathered 101,302 valid signatures, 13,118 more than the 88,184-signature threshold.

The ballot measure allocates one-sixth of new state revenue to high school dropout prevention, college readiness and career technical education programs.


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