SB 1546 Elliott State Research Forest

VOTE: NO
Signed into law by Gov Brown

Oregon Tribal Student Grant program seeks to improve access to higher education

A new grant program aims to help members of the Oregon’s nine federally recognized Native American tribes with the cost of attending college next academic year. The Oregon Tribal Student Grant program will cover attendance costs, beyond what federal and state financial aid cover, at eligible colleges or universities in the state. Students can use the money for tuition, and…

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SB 1521 Limits school board authority

VOTE: NO
Signed into law by Gov Brown

Sen. Linthicum: Oregon saw nation’s 4th largest charter school increase

Sen. Linthicum Observes School Choice Week By Introducing Legislation to Expand Educational Opportunity SALEM, Ore. – Today marks the beginning of National School Choice Week. The week is dedicated to the stories of students and families who have found the best school for them. Research shows that students in states with more educational opportunities perform better on key educational attainment…

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Oregon lawmakers urge Biden administration to reconsider free community college

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature sent letters to the state’s U.S. congressional delegation Monday, urging them and the Biden administration to revisit a plan for free community college. President Joe Biden originally included two years of free community college in his “Build Back Better Plan,” but removed it from the spending framework last week. Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill worked…

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Hidden Fees Ahead warning sign

SB 299 Creates children’s service districts

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

Clipart: Graduation cap and diploma

HB 2942 Allows criminals in K-12 classrooms

VOTE: NO
Died In Committee
Allows individuals convicted of drug dealing, sex crimes into K-12 settings