Orono Action is a nonpartisan committee of the Orono School Board with parent and community leadership that advocates for public education, specifically for the policies and funding that further the best educational outcomes for the students of our communities.
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Orono Action advocates on behalf of our students by:
The current platform was endorsed by the School Board on January 27, 2020, and is detailed below or as a PDF.
1. Continue to increase the special education cross-subsidy aid. For Orono, the special education cross subsidy was ~$1.7 million for 2017-18.
2. Oppose diversion of taxpayer dollars from transparent, accountable public schools to non-public education through vouchers, tax credits and scholarships.
3. Refrain from enacting any new unfunded mandates and either fund or repeal existing unfunded mandates.