Hillsboro Employers: Meet Your Future Job Applicants

The applicants of tomorrow represent a new world of diversity with increasing numbers of minority students. OregonLive gives a riveting portrait of the dramatic change in schools across America and locally in Hillsboro, featuring the role of local businesses and how BEC is supporting underserved youth.

An Update From Oregon’s Business Education Compact

CompetencyWorks shares insights and recommendations for advancing proficiency-based education, highlighting BEC’s role as a statewide leader that is heading an initiative to better define essential elements for school-wide conversion to proficiency practice (see BEC Awarded Major Grant below).

BEC Awarded Major Grant by ODE

With Oregon Department of Education funding, BEC will establish four proficiency demonstration sites across Oregon for improved student learning.

Check out BEC’s Proficiency Resource Site!

Teachers, administrators, parents and researchers alike will find a wealth of information and resources on proficiency.


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