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Senate General Government and Accountability Committee holds work session on:
Creating public records advocate and Public Records Advisory Council (SB 106).
Senate Human Services Committee holds work session on:
Limiting districts’ ability to require students to be in abbreviated-day programs (SB 263).
House Judiciary Committee holds work session on:
Prohibiting restraints in schools (HB 3266).
Requiring background checks for school volunteers (HB 2992).
House Education Committee holds work session on:
Requiring charter schools to get permission for locating in districts (HB 3413).
Analyzing student progress (HB 2898).
Increasing social work in schools (HB 2658).
Establishing Oregon Quality Education Model Modernization Task Force (HB 2688).
Studying virtual public charter schools (HB 2720).
Developing ethnic studies standards (HB 2845).
Waiving diploma requirements for some students (HB 3267).
Providing education after treatment programs
Increasing compulsory school age to 7 (HB 3029).
Senate Education Committee holds possible work session on:
Prorating physical education minutes (SB 4).
Modifying district payments to public charter schools (SB 915).
Establishing standards for community classrooms (SB 704).
Getting teachers and administrators to seek national certifications (SB 578).
House Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee holds work session on:
Establishing cultural competency oversight committees for community colleges (HB 2864).
Enabling community colleges to offer associate’s degree tied to training programs (HB 3335).
Reporting on workforce development training by community colleges (HB 3003).
Revising accelerated college credit program standards (HB 2313).
House Education Committee holds possible work session on:
Allowing interscholastic activities for charter school students (HB 3293).
Allowing social workers to act as school counselors (HB 3395).
Establishing Accomplished Teacher Program
Establishing Task Force on the High School Graduation and College and Career Readiness Act (HB 2246).
Allowing recognized high school assessments (HB 3015).
Seeking funding for K-20 partnerships (HB 3138).
Awarding grants for transportation (HB 2693).
Requiring charter schools to meet food standards (HB 2554).
Requiring students to answer naturalization test questions for diploma (SB 1038).
Requiring plan for testing school facilities for environmental hazards (SB 1047).
Senate Education Committee holds work session on:
Establishing grants for school nurses (SB 111).
Providing interscholastic activities for charter schools (SB 208).
Allowing charter schools to contract with for-profit entities to provide services (SB 209).
Allowing Oregon Educators Benefit Board opt-out (SB 387).
Revising educator preparation program approvals (SB 221).
Establishing CTE pathways to post-secondary institutions (SB 138).
Allowing community college faculty to receive compensation from other sources (SB 206).
Creating policies for use of school facilities by private tutors (SB 1002).
Developing academic standards for Oregon Studies (SB 280).
Items may be added to committee agendas during the week. The Oregon Legislature keeps an updated page of committee agendas at: olis.leg.state.or.us/LIZ/Committees/Meeting/List
- Jake Arnold
Communications and news specialist