News & Story Archive

Meet the FBO Team: Jason Brown

We’re thrilled to welcome Jason to our team as FBO’s Policy and Research Associate.

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New Community Research Spotlights Oregon Summer Learning

With another historic investment in summer learning on the horizon, FBO and partners explore how community-based summer programs support youth to learn, grow, and thrive.

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Where the Legislature Fell Short in 2022

The short legislative session has ended with a failure to answer the calls of youth and community leaders to stand up for racial justice in public education.

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How Oregon Educators Can Fulfill the Promise of Ethnic Studies

New K-12 social studies standards can make learning more engaging, rigorous, and inclusive for all students. Now, the state must help schools prepare.

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What We’re Advocating for in Salem in 2022

FBO and the Oregon Partners for Education Justice (OPEJ) are urging lawmakers to invest in professional development for ethnic studies in Oregon.

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"The Graduation Rate Isn't a One-Year Accomplishment"

The story of Oregon’s 2021 graduation rate is a growing collective effort to ensure every child has access to equitable education and individualized learning.

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