June 22, 2017 Oregon State Board of Education testimony

Dear Chair Martinez, Jr. and Members of the Oregon State Board of Education: I am writing in support of the State Board of Education’s Proposed Mission, Vision and Values on today’s agenda. The mission to promote educational practices that lead directly to every student’s success should be a priority and your vision to work with […]

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May 22, 2017 Salem-Keizer School Board testimony

My name is Ross Swartzendruber. I am a taxpayer and parent of three children in the Salem-Keizer School District. I am writing in opposition to funding any personalized learning software or 1:1 Chromebooks as proposed in the 2017-18 budget. Personalized learning software like McGraw Hill’s Redbird may be included in General Fund Object Code 470 […]

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