The Oregon House of Representatives today voted 39-15 to pass House Bill 2845, creating the first set of comprehensive ethnic studies standards for K-12 schools. Read press release from Oregon House Democrats.
The Oregon State Board of Education approved a resolution reaffirming its stance that Oregon schools should be safe and welcoming for all students, regardless of national origin, immigration status or documentation status.
North Clackamas Superintendent Matt Utterback has been named 2017 AASA National Superintendent of the Year. This great honor is a result of Superintendent Utterback’s leadership in improving this district’s graduation rate and student growth. He has been a tremendous support to Chalkboard as an advisory board member and through his district’s participation in the School District Collaboration Fund/CLASS.