Join Governor Brown for a ceremonial bill signing of two important education bills focused on strategies investments to improve high school graduation: HB 2246 (High School Graduation and College and Career Readiness Act) and SB 5516 (ODE Budget).

HB 2246 (High School Graduation and College and Career Readiness Act)

The High School Graduation and College and Career Readiness fund results from a 2016 ballot initiative providing funding to school districts to increase high school graduation rates. It identifies three specific areas: establish or expand career and technical education programs in high schools; establish or expand college-level educational opportunities for students in high schools; and establish or expand dropout-prevention strategies in high schools. Final Fund Allocations by District

SB 5516 (ODE Budget)

<p>SB 5516, the ODE agency operating budget, including Grants and Aid for the Oregon’s Department of Education, is summarized in this SB 5516 Work Session Table and detailed in the final SB 5516 LFO Recommendation.

The bill signing will take place at Willamette High School, 1801 Echo Hollow Road, Eugene on 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, September 21.