The Week Ahead
March 17, 2017
March 20, 3 p.m. House Education Committee holds public hearing on training and requirements for school counseling (HB 2528, HB 2529, HB 2530 and HB 2536), establishing grants for student transportation (HB 2693) and developing ethnic studies (HB 2845).
March 20, 3 p.m. Senate Workforce Committee holds public hearing on changes to PERS (SB 712 and SB 761).
March 21, 8:30 a.m. Joint Ways and Means Education Subcommittee holds public hearing on the Department of Education (SB 5516) and the State School Fund (SB 5517).
March 21, 9:30 a.m. Oregon Department of Education holds administrative rules hearing for adding school counseling standards to Common Curriculum Goals and revising the form for physical exams for playing sports.
March 21, 3 p.m. Senate Education Committee holds public hearing on establishing student loan insurance (SB 747), amending constitution on paying for schools first (SJR 18 and SJR 20), awarding grants for district programs (SB 803) and changing sunset date on post-graduate scholar programs (SB 136).
March 22, 3 p.m. House Education Committee holds informational meeting on Measure 98 and public hearing taking students’ aspirations into consideration (HB 2587), establishing Task Force on Out-of-School Youth (HB 2657) and adopting complaint process against school district policies (HB 2649).
March 23 State Board of Education considers final state plan for implementing Every Student Succeeds Act.
March 23, 3 p.m. Senate Education Committee holds public hearing on providing professional development to school districts (SB 706) and studying school social workers (SB 278), and work session on opting out of Oregon Educators Benefit Board (SB 387).
Items may be added to committee agendas during the week. The Oregon Legislature keeps an updated page of committee agendas at: olis.leg.state.or.us/LIZ/Committees/Meeting/List
- Jake Arnold
Communications and news specialist