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ODE delays submitting ESSA plan for 30 days

In the face of education advocates’ concerns, the Oregon Department of Education pushed back for 30 days submitting Oregon’s plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act.

March 17 Legislative Highlights is now online

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OSBA and COSA hold successful Legislative Day at the Capitol

OSBA Board President Betty Reynolds told attendees, "Our top priority is adequate and stable funding for education."

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Legislative and Advocacy News Releases

OSBA Board votes to support IP 65 on November ballot

6/21/2016 - Initiative Petition 65 would establish the High School Graduation and Career Readiness Fund as part of the state General Fund.

OSBA Board members advance school priorities in U.S. Capitol

6/17/2016 - OSBA Board members urged Congress to uphold local governance and flexibility while implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act, reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act, increase federal funding for Title I, and discuss long-term solutions to ensure that county timber payments continue to support public schools.

"Oregon Rising": OSBA, COSA, OEA invite Oregonians to "dream" schools' future

4/12/2016 - The public outreach campaign asks Oregonians to engage at a local level to answer a fundamental state-wide question: What do we want Oregon schools to be for our children and grandchildren?

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