2019 was one of the best sessions ever for Oregon students!
- Historic $2 billion investment dedicated to pre-K through 12 education through the Student Success Act – an 18% increase to school budgets!
- Updated law to ensure student and educator safety and dignity in schools, clarified language about the use of appropriate, protective physical interventions and restraint when serious disruptive incidents occur!
- Restored healthcare benefits for educators – reinstating double insurance coverage for families with two public employees!
- Passed the Public Worker Protection Act, which protects educators, healthcare workers, firefighters and others by lifting worker voice, improving standards relating to unfair labor practices, and strengthening collective bargaining agreements (HB 2016)!