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Support Staff axed by secondary schools

In the previous post I discussed the changing level of the pupil teacher ratio in schools, following the publication of the 2016 School Workforce Census, conducted last November. 474 more words


Union reaches first milestone for corporate sales tax measure

The state’s largest teachers’ union collects 1,000 signatures for two tax reform measures aimed at funding education.

The state’s largest teachers’ union has reached the first milestone to land two tax reform proposals on the November 2018 ballot. 46 more words

Oregon Legislature

Education Coalition Presses for Fair, Transparent Funding Formula

“This is investing—investing in our state’s future and the future of our students,” said CEA President Sheila Cohen, describing a plan that would create a commission charged with pursuing an open, transparent, and equitable funding system for public schools—one of the state’s greatest assets. 571 more words

Education News

Editorial: Millions of dollars for Elliott, but none for the children

Federal and state government own more than 60 percent of the land in Oregon, but still no price is too high for those who believe the Elliott State Forest must stay in government hands. 50 more words


Both Sides Pressure Gov. Scott On School Bill

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ALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – With a controversial and wide-ranging education bill now on his desk, Gov. Rick Scott faces intense pressure from both sides as he weighs whether to sign or veto the legislation. 773 more words


Podcast: CBC Homerun asks if students should be paid $1000 to graduate

Millionaire businessman Mitch Garber has proposed to lower dropout rates in Quebec by paying graduates $1000. CBC Homerun host Sue Smith discusses this proposal with Westmount High teacher Robert Green. 29 more words


Oregon Senate passes $8.2 billion K-12 spending plan

An $8.2 billion spending plan for Oregon’s K-12 schools is headed toward an uncertain future in the House, after it passed the Senate on a 25-5 vote Thursday. 10 more words

The Oregonian