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U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to Schools on Ensuring Equity and Providing Behavioral Supports to Students with Disabilities

Oregon biennial school funding shortfall stands at $1.99 billion, report finds

Oregon is spending nearly $2 billion per biennium under what is necessary to meet the state’s own K-12 education goals, according to a new report from the Quality Education Commission.

U.S. Department of Education Releases Assessment Regulations

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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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