The governor's projection is spot on.
Says "in this next biennium, the cost of primary and secondary education is going to increase by more that $1000 per student. Half of that $1000 – $500 per student – is accounted for by the increased cost of PERS alone."
On average, yes
"It costs $10,000 a year to keep a child in school; it costs $30,000 a year to keep someone in prison."
He's right -- though you may not feel it
Says that in 2011, Oregon had "the second fastest growing economy in the nation."
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