School Funding in Oregon

Joy Marshall from Stand for Children and Eileen Nittler from the 4J School Board provided this excellent training on how school funding works in the State of Oregon at the December Parent Leaders Network meeting.


School Board Refers Bond Measure to Voters in November

Published: AUGUST 16, 2018 at

Bond funds would improve safety, career education, technology, curriculum, overcrowding, and replace 3 aging schools, if approved by voters. The Eugene School Board has unanimously approved referring a $319.3 million bond measure to voters on the November 2018 election ballot.

If approved by voters in November, the bond measure would provide improvements for all district schools. Bond funds would upgrade safety and security, support career education, address equity, improve technology, update instructional materials, and repair schools across the district. It would replace three aging school buildings—North Eugene High School, Edison Elementary School, and Camas Ridge Elementary School—and add classrooms at Gilham Elementary School.

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