News & Story Archive

Whitney Swander Appointed to Oregon’s Quality Education Commission

Named to the post by Gov. Kate Brown, FBO’s Data and Research Director will help define the investments needed for a quality and equitable public education.

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How a Spectrum of Community Engagement Can "Invite Change to Happen"

A new toolkit from the Oregon Department Education will guide schools toward more inclusive and participatory decision-making.

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School Districts Must Genuinely Engage Community to Guide Equitable Recovery

In a new op-ed for The Oregonian, FBO's Whitney Grubbs shares why inclusive and authentic community engagement is critical in the weeks ahead.

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At State Budget Hearings, OPEJ Urges Equitable Investment

The Oregon Partners for Education Justice ask lawmakers to build on the Student Success Act and invest in a public education system that works for all.

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What Does the Federal Stimulus Mean for Oregon Schools?

The American Rescue Plan is a historic opportunity to ramp up support—and break down barriers—for children disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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A Conversation with Carina Miller

“I didn't know the term ‘social construction’ until college, but I knew what it meant my whole life,” says FBO’s new Board member.

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