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Dropout prevention measure qualifies for ballot

OREGONIANS FOR HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS - Supporters of Initiative Petition 65 rally outside of the Capitol and Secretary of State's Elections Division June 23, 2016, to celebrate turning in signatures in support of the proposed measure. The initiative would boost funding for high school dropout prevention, career technical education and college readiness programs.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.

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