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OSBA provides rule-making testimony on sick-leave law

Oregon’s new paid sick-time law, Senate Bill 454, has created a number of questions and concerns for school districts and ESDs, especially surrounding substitute teachers and coaches.

Central Point SD creates student video celebrating ‘Promise’

The primary purpose of the extravaganza was to focus on students and build enthusiasm for the work they do as a public school.

2015 OSBA/COSA Legislative Report is now online

The 2015 OSBA/COSA Legislative Report describes the bills enacted by the 2015 Oregon Legislative Assembly that impact 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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