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By Aliya Hall
The Chronicle 

Tribal Education coming to Oregon curriculum


January 30, 2020

Aliya Hall/The Chronicle

Elementary Director Suzanne Price (far left) informs the Springfield School Board about the progress towards implementing Senate Bill 13 Tribal Education into the curriculum during the Jan. 27 work session.

SPRINGFIELD - During the Jan. 27 school board work session, the board received an update from Elementary Director Suzanne Price about Senate Bill 13 Tribal Education, and how the school board will be implementing it.

Originally passed in 2017 by the Oregon Legislature, SB 13 directs the Oregon Department of Education to create a K-12 Native American curriculum for public schools. The curriculum will be implemented in fourth, eighth and 10th grades in the 2020-21 school year.

Price explained that the state is supporting the curriculum through funding the nine tribes that helped create the cu...

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