We believe that good policy begins with positive relationships. We listen to the perspectives of families, students, educators, and community advocates, and share those voices in state policy conversations to improve outcomes for students. We also share policy changes with families and communities to make sure that they know what is happening and can give their feedback.
Under our strategic plan, we are focused on improving statewide policies that affect: language access; disability access; harassment and bullying; and welcoming and inclusive school climates.
OEO serves as a valued partner in many statewide policy discussions, including:
Recent OEO testimony and public comments: