Advocacy resources show need for reinvestment

Graphs and information showing how education's share of the state budget has shrunk, the percentage of school jobs lost in the last twoGraph: Education's share of Oregon's state budget years, how school spending in Oregon has declined compared to the rest of the nation, the steep drop in school spending in Oregon when adjusted for inflation, and more are online for use with your legislators and other policy makers, parent and community groups, school employees and other stakeholders.

This information has been compiled by the Education Coalition, including OSBA, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators, Oregon Education Association, Oregon School Employees Association, PTA, AFT-Oregon, Oregon Small Schools Association, Oregon Association of Education Service Districts and Stand for Children.

For more information contact Tricia Yates at 800-578-6722 or via e-mail at

Education Coalition charts on needed educational re-investment