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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HB 4091 Distorts Student Success Act

This bill develops a statewide education plan for students who are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. Requires all statewide education plans to include strategies that provide for alignment with other statewide education plans. Directs Department of Education to revise processes for collection of racial and ethnic data for purpose of developing and implementing statewide education plans. Personal Choice and Responsibility…

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