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Decades of underfunding have created a deep crisis for Oregon students and schools. Educators are overloaded, our districts don’t have the resources they need, and students are falling through the cracks.


The percentage of public schools teacher in the U.S. who spend money out-of-pocket on supplies for their classrooms.

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Oregon’s class sizes are the 45th largest in the country, leading to crowded classrooms and making it challenging for students to learn.

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The percentage of the General Fund budget — which supports k-12 schools — that is funded by personal income taxes paid by Oregon families.

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