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Legislative and Advocacy Announcements

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.

Minority board member sought for NSBA Delegate Assembly

OSBA is seeking a local school board member interested in serving as a minority delegate to the National School Boards Association Delegate Assembly.

National School Boards Action Center urges public school advocates to take action in 2014 Congressional elections

NSBAC releases its 2014 election guide to help school advocates assess candidates who have pegged public education as an important campaign issue.

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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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