Legislative and Advocacy Resources

OSBA lobbies on behalf of public education, guided by the legislative priorities developed by the Legislative Policy Committee. OSBA arranges board-member appearances and provides expert testimony in committee meetings and hearings. Each Friday during session, we publish Legislative Highlights. And whenever your quick action is required, we alert you by e-mail.

About OSBA's legislative advocacy

We are a strong voice for public education

Legislative Policies & Priorities Proposed for 2015

OSBA Legislative Policy Committee's proposed policies and priorities for the 2015 Legislative Session.

Legislative Policies & Priorities

OSBA Legislative Policy Committee's policies and priorities for the 2013 Legislative Session.

OSBA Legislative Bill Tracking

Your connection to education bills from the legislature.

Daily Updates Legislative Blog

Your connection to OSBA's Legislative Staff. Find out what's happening at the legislature.

OSBA Legislative Twitter

Twitter updates from OSBA Legislative staff.

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Legislative and Advocacy Publications

Legislative Highlights

A newsletter containing the latest news and information on activities at the Oregon Legislature that affect public education. It is published weekly during Oregon's biennial legislative session.

OSBA / COSA Legislative report 2014

The 2014 OSBA/COSA Legislative Report contains a description of each of the bills signed into law following the 2014 Legislative Session. It was prepared with the collaboration and cooperation of staff at the Oregon School Boards Association and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators. Together, OSBA and COSA work to ensure the interests and viewpoints of locally elected school board members and public school administrators are given a voice at the Legislature when laws affecting public schools are proposed and deliberated.

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Legislative and Advocacy Related Links

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

National alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to the professional development of PK-12 teachers and school leaders.

American Association of Community Colleges

The primary advocacy organization for the nation's community colleges.

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