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“Promise” petition to legislators debuts on website

The “Promise” campaign focuses on the accomplishments of Oregon’s K-14 students and the need to adequately fund public education; the petition urges legislators to invest in schools.

OSBA members will advocate for Oregon schools in U.S. Capitol

OSBA members will urge Congress to significantly improve components of the No Child Left Behind Act, reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act, and increase federal funding for Title I and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Education Department develops Common Core resources

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has developed handouts and other resources to help explain the Common Core State Standards and related testing to parents and other community members.

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Governor taps school board members to help guide higher education

5/16/2012 - Gov. John Kitzhaber has appointed five locally-elected school board members to serve on the newly created Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

Gladstone School District wins national recognition from the American School Board Journal

4/04/2011 - The Center for Children and Families, which offers educational programs and social services, earns Magna Award honorable mention.