HB 4029A school adm training mandates

This bill gives the Oregon Department of Education more power over local school board training, including boards of public charter schools and educational service districts mandating superintendents follow state training. Prescribe requirements for professional learning plans. Directs ODE to establish a list of trainers and an advisory group on professional learning and training. Personal Choice and Responsibility The bill inches…

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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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SB 240 Removes virtual limitations on school choice

VOTE: YES
Died In Committee
Expands school choice by removing the limitation on percentage of students in school district who may enroll in virtual public charter school

HB 2716 Increases School Choice

VOTE: YES
Died In Committee
Increases percentage of students to 8% of students in school district who may enroll in virtual public charter school not sponsored by school district

Alternative Schooling Under Fire

As Governor Browns makes noises about opening public schools, parents continue to be discouraged and are looking for alternative education options. Representative Marty Wilde (D-Eugene) wants to limit their options. He has sponsored HB 2195 prohibiting student from enrolling in virtual public charter school located in school district in which the student is not a resident if student’s resident school…

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