Continued disinvestment has exposed children in Oregon’s public schools to serious health risks.

Oregon PTA, OEA and Children First for Oregon are calling on the state to address $7.6 billion in deferred maintenance. We need to make sure our schools are safe environments. Oregon PTA Legislative Director, Otto Schell states “When we talk to teachers and parents, we’re hearing the same stories, whether we’re in urban, rural or suburban areas. It’s a real concern—you want to be sure your kids aren’t stepping into a toxic learning environment.” Read the full article and the report.

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