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Portland Schools Seek Dismissal Of Open Meetings Lawsuit - OPB News

December 17, 2014 - 5:40pm

Portland Schools Seek Dismissal Of Open Meetings Lawsuit
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Portland Public Schools is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit by Oregon Public Broadcasting over the closing of advisory meetings to the public. OPB filed the lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court last month, after the district closed some meetings of ...

UPDATED: Parent Files Federal Lawsuit Against Portland Public Schools - GoLocalPDX

December 17, 2014 - 10:35am

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UPDATED: Parent Files Federal Lawsuit Against Portland Public Schools
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The parent of two public elementary school students in Portland has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Portland Public Schools for allegedly violating children's Constitutional rights to free-speech. The complaint, originally filed in Portland ...

First draft of Portland Public Schools policy includes sibling preference for ... - OregonLive.com

December 16, 2014 - 1:05pm

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First draft of Portland Public Schools policy includes sibling preference for ...
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The Portland Public Schools Board of Education will discuss a first reading of an amended enrollment and transfer policy at tonight's meeting. For focus school transfers, preference for co-enrolled siblings would be before low-income students, a change ...

Portland Public Schools, Mich., Upgraded to A by S&P - Bond Buyer

December 15, 2014 - 11:35am

Portland Public Schools, Mich., Upgraded to A by S&P
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said it raised its underlying rating for credit program on Portland Public Schools, Mich.'s general obligation debt one notch to A from A-minus, reflecting positive recent and projected budgetary performance.

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Families identify 2 victims of shooting near Rosemary Anderson High School in ... - OregonLive.com

December 12, 2014 - 12:35pm

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Families identify 2 victims of shooting near Rosemary Anderson High School in ...
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The school serves multiple districts, and typically students attending it have had disciplinary and educational problems at more than one traditional high school, Portland Public Schools spokesperson Jon Isaacs said. The school is not seen overseen by ...
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Portland Public Schools nationally recognized for getting students back in class - OregonLive.com

December 10, 2014 - 12:15pm

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Portland Public Schools nationally recognized for getting students back in class
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Portland Public Schools' efforts to get dropouts back to class have earned recognition from the U.S. Department of Education. The district is also co-hosting a convention on student re-engagement strategies this week. "Portland Public Schools has a ...

Portland's 'Bridge Lady' publishes 'Big & Awesome Bridges' book for students ... - OregonLive.com

December 10, 2014 - 6:47am

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Portland's 'Bridge Lady' publishes 'Big & Awesome Bridges' book for students ...
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View full sizeThe new book "Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver" was published in a limited-edition run by PDX Bridge Festival Inc. and Urban Adventure Press in cooperation with Portland Public Schools. Courtesy of Sharon Wood Wortman.

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Portland Public Schools outlines potential cost, impact of proposed changes to ... - OregonLive.com

December 9, 2014 - 2:06pm

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Portland Public Schools outlines potential cost, impact of proposed changes to ...
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Portland Public Schools has outlined the potential cost and impact of proposed changes to the district's enrollment and transfer policy. The Board of Education is scheduled to again discuss the possible changes at tonight's meeting. For more than a ...