Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Not yet rated rulings on the Kitz-O-Meter

Create new "Oregon Diploma"

Will develop "a new Oregon high school diploma that means students are prepared to enroll in post-secondary education without remediation."

Expand magnet schools

Will expand "the number of magnet high schools, especially in math and science, health care and environmental studies."

Shift state education funding to match student achievement

Will "shift state investments from enrollments to student performance and other expected results, guided by the goal of '40-40-20' and focusing instruction on student achievement."

Simplify habitat restoration permit process

Will "simplify the existing complex and duplicative permit process for habitat restoration in a watershed by engaging all relevant parties in local decision-making."

Include carbon accounting in urban and suburban planning process

Will "include carbon accounting as a part of the urban and suburban planning process, thus driving the transformation to higher densities and a focus on transit systems."

Create a state rainy day fund

"We have to build us a big savings account to give us some stability."