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Education Roundup: OEIB workgroup seeks proposals; Outdoor School funding headed to Ways and Means; student discipline bills advance to full Senate

Senate Education Committee discussed the future of the Oregon Education Investment Board and considered Senate Bills 439, 553 and 556.

Ways and Means Committee approves State School Fund budget

The total amount appropriated to the SSF is $7.255 billion, which is slightly higher than the previous amount of $7.235 billion.

Senate’s employer bills could impact school districts

Senate Bill 414, Senate Bill 454 and Senate Bill 470 would escalate costs while obstructing the ability to decide how to deliver certain services.

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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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