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Legislative and Advocacy Announcements

Implementation of DOL Overtime Regulation Delayed

Federal judge grants emergency preliminary injunction to delay implementation of U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime regulation

U.S. Department of Education releases final regulations for Accountability & State Plans

Six months after proposing draft regulations for Accountability and State Plans and four months after the public comment period closed, the U.S. Department posted the final rule.

Seaside visit kicks off annual Fall Regional meetings around Oregon

Agendas for this year’s meetings include discussion of upcoming ballot measures, revenue reform, “The Promise of Oregon” and “Oregon Rising” campaigns, and legislative priorities for 2017.

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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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