• School Funding Update

    March 14, 2019

    All eyes are on the Oregon Legislature as state lawmakers begin their work to determine the state’s budget for the next biennium, to include the budget for K-12 schools.

    During the first week of March, the Joint Ways and Means Committee Co-chairs released their budget framework. The framework earmarks $8.87 billion for the state school fund, $100 million less than Gov. Kate Brown’s November proposal. A state school fund of $8.87 billion would require the Gresham-Barlow School District to make reductions for next school year.

    Share Your Thoughts

    The conversation about Oregon’s future is just beginning. You can let state lawmakers know how you feel about the current budget proposal.

    Email or call your state lawmaker

    List of lawmakers representing the Gresham-Barlow School District

     $1 Billion School Improvement Budget

    In addition to a base budget, Governor Brown has proposed an investment budget that would require the passage of a significant revenue package. 

Below is a look at how the Gresham-Barlow School District would use the additional funding

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