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OSBA teams with local boards to provide testimony

OSBA and school board members are working together to ensure that legislators hear direct testimony about concerns and priorities at the local level.

FCC approves funding increase for school, library Internet services

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday approved spending an extra $1.5 billion annually to increase high-speed Internet access for schools and libraries.

Governor proposes $6.9 billion for State School Fund

The proposed total is about $250 million more than the final SSF budget for the current biennium, but includes funding for all-day kindergarten, which most Oregon public schools will institute in the fall of 2015.

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Oregon school board members head to DC to urge support for education priorities

1/29/14 - Federal payments to counties, NCLB waiver, and investing in programs to help disadvantaged students will be discussed.

OSBA applauds co-chairs' budget proposals for education

3/4/13 - By recognizing the importance of adequate school funding, the co-chairs' budget will allow some districts to avoid making further reductions.

Oregon school board members head to DC to urge support for education priorities

1/25/13 - Federal payments to counties, Oregon's NCLB waiver, and "fiscal cliff" resolution will be discussed.

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