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Legislative and Advocacy Announcements

Discussions continue on Early Learning Initiatives

Senate Bill 213 tasks the Early Learning Council with evaluating Early Learning Hubs; House Bill 3380 outlines the process to begin building a pre-school system.

Legislature nearly done, but your advocacy needs to continue

The successes of this legislative session could not have occurred without your hard work and dedication to the students of the state of Oregon. Your advocacy efforts made the difference.

Oregon Education Investment Board (OEIB) to be dissolved

The Oregon Education Investment Board and the Chief Education Officer were established during the 2011 Legislative Session with a “sunset” date of March 15, 2016.

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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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