Died In Committee on 06/26/21
Status (overview) of bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SJR2
Committee assigned to bill: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Committees/SED/Overview
This bill amends constitution to remove provision that makes Superintendent of Public Instruction constitutional office that is filled by Governor or as result of statewide election.
Personal Choice and Responsibility
Removes the people’s constitutional involvement in the oversight and policies of our children’s education.
Attached to SB 224 which makes the Superintended an appointed position by the Governor and head of the Department of Education. The reason it was separated from Department of Education was to have more direction and research into curriculum and success of our students. Now, when the need is the greatest, they want to move backward into a failed model.