Two new videos show need for revenue reform and fully funding schools

New videos debuting here today show how for nearly 30 years Oregon has underfunded its schools, as well as how a legislative committee offers a possible path for a solution. The videos, dubbed “A Time to Listen,” can also be seen on YouTube here for a shorter web version and here for a documentary-style, longerRead More

New video shows how N. Clackamas program promotes graduation

A new video debuting here today shows how the North Clackamas School District’s career and technical education program is helping lift graduation rates. The video tells the story of Krista Ashbaugh, a 2018 Clackamas High graduate whose studies at the district’s Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Technical Center have led her to seek a career in the healthRead More

McMinnville High senior wins $1,000 scholarship by expressing his GRADitude

Daniel Lobatos, a senior at McMinnville High School, has been selected to receive a $1,000 college scholarship from OSBA for his video expressing GRADitude. In his video Lobatos thanks Juanita Clarno, a teacher at the McMinnville School District’s Engineering & Aerospace Sciences Academy (EASA), for her support and dedication. “She was really like a secondRead More

‘Graduation is victory’ video debuts

A new video debuting here today tells the stories of overcoming obstacles and creating opportunities by 2017 graduates of Oregon’s public schools. In addition to the new video, the Promise website contains new resources related to graduation. They include reports from the Chief Education Office and Oregon Department of Education, as well as links toRead More