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Sweet Home School Board cautious over Rural School Board Caucus

After cautious deliberation, Sweet Home's school board moved to create the Oregon Rural School Board Members Caucus through the Oregon School Boards Association, but voted to reject amending the OSBA's bylaws. If the caucus is created and the amended bylaws adopted, it would receive a seat at the OSBA's Legislative Policy Committee.

Board members were primarily concerned with whether the rural caucus would give them more of a voice at the state level, or just lead to urban school district policy filtering down to Sweet Home.

"It's gonna give rural communities a better voice, or is it inroad...