A reader sent us a link to a poll in the Portland Oregonian.

The question is whether the Portland Public Schools were right to pass up applying to get the federal funding.

Good for Portland!

Maybe the school system figured out that the money is not discretionary and that the mandates that come with RTTT will cost districts more than whatever money it brings to the district.

Here is the poll:

The Oregonian has a new poll asking the community if PPS was right to give up the RTTT grant: