The Ashland Education Association worries the legislature, which is currently in session, isn’t doing enough to support teachers, prevent layoffs and keep class sizes small.
One teacher says cuts will continue to erode educational opportunities for kids.
“It is an absolute priority for this state to be a leader in education and not to be a follower,” Teacher, Kimberly Healey said. “I really hope that Kate Brown steps us and the legislature steps up and really puts education first.”
Senate president, Peter Courtney issued a statement this week saying he was pleased with the investments proposed by the joint committee on student success.
Courtney said this plan will make Oregon schools work for all our students, especially our most vulnerable
Devin Gooden graduated from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism.
She has spent most of her life in Atlanta, Georgia and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Business Management.
When she’s not reporting, Devin practices yoga, reads thriller novels and loudly cheers for her beloved Georgia Bulldawgs.