"Cool Schools" for Oregon's Future
Senators Diane Rosenbaum and Chris Edwards and Representatives Jules Bailey and Jefferson Smith argue for their bill to put Oregonians to work while improving schools:
Our "Cool Schools" plan will finance energy-efficiency projects at public schools across the state, creating jobs for Oregonians in the hard-hit construction industry. Best of all, the plan is a bargain for taxpayers, reducing costs for school districts and allowing more dollars to go directly into our classrooms and fewer dollars to utility bills.
Studies show that healthy, high-performance schools mean healthy, high-performance kids. And it's no surprise that students learn better when they can attend school in a building that shows we value our children and their education. That's why we're making this a priority now.
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Posted on March 14, 2011
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