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Legislative and Advocacy Announcements

Save the date for the 2015 Fall Regional Meetings

OSBA invites you to attend the 2015 Fall Regional Meetings to discuss opportunities and challenges facing school boards and districts across our state.

Legislature makes historic investment in capital construction for K-12

$125 million in capital bond matching program and $175 million in seismic funding approved at close of the 2015 Legislative Session.

2015 OSBA/COSA Legislative Summary is now online

The 2015 OSBA/COSA Legislative Summary contains a brief synopsis of new laws from the 2015 Legislative Session impacting the personnel, operations, programs and finance of school districts, ESDs, charter schools and community colleges.

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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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