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OSBA Legislative Services staff attends summits

Members of OSBA’s Legislative Services department participated in legislative summits in Baker City, Redmond and Hillsboro, along with local board members, legislators, administrators, students and others.

The Every Student Succeeds Act: Major Changes Coming to ESEA

Participate in this interactive webinar to learn how the Every Student Succeeds Act will impact Oregon’s school districts, ESDs, staff and students.

OSBA provides rule-making testimony on sick-leave law

Oregon’s new paid sick-time law, Senate Bill 454, has created a number of questions and concerns for school districts and ESDs, especially surrounding substitute teachers and coaches.

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Legislative and Advocacy News Releases

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.

Miller-Jones and Howatt elected to NSBA positions

12/16/13 - OSBA Executive Director Betsy Miller-Jones was re-elected as Pacific Region secretary-treasurer and OSBA Past President Kris Howatt (Gresham-Barlow School Board) was elected as the alternate Pacific Region representative to the NSBA Policies and Resolutions Committee.

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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