Youth, Rights & Justice drafted SB 553-A to dramatically reduce the use of suspension and expulsion in grades K-5 in Oregon. The bill passed the Oregon Senate with a vote of 27-3 and the House 40-19. The bill now heads to the Governor for her signature. Read our press release here. Read the article in The Oregonian about SB 553A here.
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