Bill is proposed in the legislature
he Coalition of School Administrators have decided to
double down on critical race theory (CRT) and CSE indoctrination.
This has created an uproar in a number of districts. The firing of five
superintendents over the past year has not set well with COSA or the
Oregon Department of Education (ODE).
Parents are increasingly making public records requests to get to the core of issues, and COSA
says it is an immoral violation on personal privacy, even though all
government workers are subject to public records requests.
The Senate Interim Committee on Education, Chaired by Senator Michael Dembrow (D-Portland) have sponsored SB 1521
, which has a public hearing this week. The bill limits the ability of the district school
board from terminating the superintendent if they are acting in
compliance with state and federal law and refuse to follow the board’s
A superintendent’s contract may have a mutually agreed upon
clause to terminate without cause, but it can’t include actions if
following state and federal law, and is required to give a
superintendent a 12-month notice.
The school superintendent is hired by the district school board to carry
out what the school board approves: school budgets, approved
curriculum, and policies in schools. If a superintendent is not going to
be supportive of the board and the district, then they are hindering
what the district deems important in their schools.
The board sets policy according to their district and parents’ input.
SB 1521 sets state and federal law over local school boards, including
executive orders, orders of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, declarations, directives or other state or federal authorization, policy, statement, guidance, rule or regulation.
In other words, local control and parents’ voices aren’t to be considered.
COSA and ODE are pushing this bill to override parents that are flooding
board meetings demanding to terminate the CRT and sexual identity
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They are upset with the firing of the Newberg superintendent
for not following the board’s policy stating that only American and
Oregon State flags can fly in classrooms.
Recently, Director Colt Gill, ODE, threatened Superintendent Marc
Thielman and the Alsea School District to withhold COVID relief funds if
they didn’t withdraw their resolution on no mask mandates in their
He may have stirred the pot. There are more than a few
school boards looking to follow Alsea’s lead, and as many considering
withdrawing from COSA and their radical agenda.
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