News in Brief: A State Capitals Roundup
Oregon Partnerships Boosted
Gov. Theodore R. Kulongoski of Oregon has tapped James L. Francesconi, a former Portland city commissioner, to help jump-start partnerships between schools and businesses—a part of the Democratic governor’s efforts to improve high schools. As part of a $42,000 contract, Mr. Francesconi will identify social services needed in communities and schools and to expand apprenticeships.
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