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Portland Public Schools students return to class after high lead levels found in water - KATU

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Portland Public Schools students return to class after high lead levels found in water
KATU
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland Public School students are returning to class Monday, just a few months after high levels of lead were detected in one third of the district's fixtures. Signs have been posted district-wide, advising students and teachers not ...
On first day of school Portland students taking MAX may have to wake up earlier than usualkgw.com

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Back to School: Portland Public Schools Delays Roosevelt Reopening - Patch.com

August 28, 2016 - 3:24pm

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Back to School: Portland Public Schools Delays Roosevelt Reopening
Patch.com
Back to School: Portland Public Schools Delays Roosevelt Reopening. District gives students one more day. Says delay is to give teachers more time to get classrooms set up. By Colin Miner (Patch Staff) - August 28, 2016 6:10 pm ET ...
North Portland's Roosevelt High School won't start school until TuesdayOregonLive.com
Ready or not, it's time for school againKOIN.com

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Portland Public Schools accused of racism over rap music ban - Mic

August 27, 2016 - 1:51pm

Mic

Portland Public Schools accused of racism over rap music ban
Mic
Oregon's Portland Public Schools district is reconsidering a ban on bus drivers playing rap music — as well as talk radio or religious programs — after parents and others widely criticized the policy as racially charged, the Washington Post reported ...
Portland Public Schools Clear Gardens For ConsumptionOPB News
Portland Public Schools Accused Of Being Racist For Banning Rap MusicHipHopDX
Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on busesQ13 FOX
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Portland Public Schools students return to new dress code - KATU

August 27, 2016 - 1:50pm

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Portland Public Schools students return to new dress code
KATU
Sophia Carlson (left) stands with her mother, Rachel, and discusses Portland Public Schools' new dress code that is gender neutral. The outfit that she is wearing would have violated the district's dress code under the old rules, but it's OK now. (KATU ...

Portland Public Schools Ban Rap Music From School Buses: Parents Complain About 'Racist' Rule - International Business Times

August 26, 2016 - 6:25am

International Business Times

Portland Public Schools Ban Rap Music From School Buses: Parents Complain About 'Racist' Rule
International Business Times
Why did an Oregon school district ban rap from its school buses? That's the question many were asking after Portland Public Schools issued a ban on the music genre from its school buses. Portland Public Schools ordered its bus drivers to cease playing ...
Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racismOregonLive.com
Portland Public Schools Reverse Position, Clear Gardens For ... - OPBOPB News
Portland Public Schools Accused Of Being Racist For Banning Rap MusicHipHopDX
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Portland Public Schools Clear Gardens For Consumption - OPB News

August 25, 2016 - 5:19pm

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Portland Public Schools Clear Gardens For Consumption
OPB News
Portland Public Schools said Thursday it's OK to eat vegetables grown in the dozens of community gardens on school grounds. That reverses advice from last week telling Portlanders not to eat the school garden produce due to high levels of lead in ...
Portland Public Schools Ban Rap Music From School Buses: Parents Complain About 'Racist' RuleInternational Business Times
Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racismOregonLive.com
Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on busesQ13 FOX
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Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on buses - Q13 FOX

August 25, 2016 - 2:28pm

Q13 FOX

Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on buses
Q13 FOX
Some parents have said the letter sounds racist. “This letter is typical of how Portland Public Schools treats people of color,” said Kim Sordyl, a parent and advocate for parents in Portland Public schools. “This letter looks like it was written by ...
Portland Public Schools Clear Gardens For ConsumptionOPB News
Portland Public Schools Accused Of Being Racist For Banning Rap MusicHipHopDX
Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racismOregonLive.com
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Portland Public Schools Accused Of Being Racist For Banning Rap Music - HipHopDX

August 25, 2016 - 7:57am

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Portland Public Schools Accused Of Being Racist For Banning Rap Music
HipHopDX
Portland, OR – Several outraged parents lashed out at Portland Public Schools officials once they got a whiff of the policy put into place to silence all rap music on their children's buses. They allege it was a measure of racism, used to stifle music ...
Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racismOregonLive.com
Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on busesKBZK Bozeman News
Portland Public Schools reverse racist rap banFusion
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Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on buses - FOX10 News

August 25, 2016 - 6:32am

FOX10 News

Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on buses
FOX10 News
Some parents have said the letter sounds racist. "This letter is typical of how Portland Public Schools treats people of color," said Kim Sordyl, a parent and advocate for parents in Portland Public schools. "This letter looks like it was written by ...

Charter school opens in Portland Public School's Humboldt School ... - KATU

August 24, 2016 - 11:00pm

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Charter school opens in Portland Public School's Humboldt School ...
KATU
For the first time a school in Portland Public Schools will be used to teach charter school students.Humboldt Elementary School in the Eliot Neighborhood closed ...
Portland Schools: All Buildings Have Five Gallon Water Battles - PatchPatch.com

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Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racism - OregonLive.com

August 24, 2016 - 4:05pm

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Portland Public Schools 'rap music' ban sparks allegations of racism
OregonLive.com
Portland Public Schools officials are rethinking a district ban on rap music on buses after allegations of racism. The district had banished hip-hop from its buses, deeming the genre "inappropriate." Teri Brady, senior director of transportation at ...
Portland Public Schools Clear Gardens For ConsumptionOPB News
Portland Public Schools Ban Rap Music From School Buses: Parents Complain About 'Racist' RuleInternational Business Times
Portland Public Schools bans 'rap' music on busesQ13 FOX
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Portland Public School Bus Drivers Can Play Pop, Jazz or Country Music—But Not Hip-Hop - Willamette Week

August 24, 2016 - 11:23am

Willamette Week

Portland Public School Bus Drivers Can Play Pop, Jazz or Country Music—But Not Hip-Hop
Willamette Week
Published 11:10 AM. A memo apparently sent to Portland Public Schools bus drivers says they can play pop, jazz and country radio stations while driving kids to school—but not hip-hop. Outraged parents including activist Kim Sordyl are circulating the ...

Three Portland Public Schools Board Members Pledge Support to Measure 97 - Willamette Week

August 23, 2016 - 12:45pm

Willamette Week

Three Portland Public Schools Board Members Pledge Support to Measure 97
Willamette Week
Three members of Portland Public Schools are pledging their support to Measure 97, the corporate tax measure that's expected to raise $3 billion. Support from advocates for public education may not be surprising. The three board members backing of the ...

Portland Public Schools Face Complaints of Discrimination - KEZI TV

August 22, 2016 - 11:39am

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Portland Public Schools Face Complaints of Discrimination
KEZI TV
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Three families have filed a complaint against Portland Public Schools saying district officials unfairly denied their disabled children entry to a program for gifted students. The Oregonian/Oregon Live reports that the families ...
Complaint: Portland schools discriminated in gifted programKOMO News

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Portland Public Schools Face Complaints of Discrimination - KEZI TV

August 22, 2016 - 11:39am

KTVL

Portland Public Schools Face Complaints of Discrimination
KEZI TV
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Three families have filed a complaint against Portland Public Schools saying district officials unfairly denied their disabled children entry to a program for gifted students. The Oregonian/Oregon Live reports that the families ...
Complaint: Portland schools discriminated in gifted programLebanon Daily Record

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Complaint: Portland schools discriminated in gifted program - Washington Times

August 22, 2016 - 8:29am

Complaint: Portland schools discriminated in gifted program
Washington Times
(AP) - Three families have filed a complaint against Portland Public Schools saying district officials unfairly denied their disabled children entry to a program for gifted students. The Oregonian/Oregon Live reports (http://bit.ly/2bpJM0o ) that the ...

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Complaint: Portland schools discriminated in gifted program - The Daily Progress

August 22, 2016 - 8:25am

Complaint: Portland schools discriminated in gifted program
The Daily Progress
(AP) — Three families have filed a complaint against Portland Public Schools saying district officials unfairly denied their disabled children entry to a program for gifted students. The Oregonian/Oregon Live reports (http://bit.ly/2bpJM0o ) that the ...

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Lead concerns reach gardens at Portland Public Schools - Education Week (subscription)

August 22, 2016 - 5:57am

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Lead concerns reach gardens at Portland Public Schools
Education Week (subscription)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lead concerns at Portland Public Schools have officials warning against eating produce from campus gardens. KGW-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bqKjML) an email sent Friday to families and staff said the district met with the Oregon ...
Portland Public Schools Face Complaints of DiscriminationKEZI TV
Complaint: Portland schools discriminated in gifted programKOMO News
Portlanders Warned Against Eating Produce From School GardensJefferson Public Radio

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Lead concerns reach gardens at Portland Public Schools - KTVZ

August 20, 2016 - 1:44pm

KTVZ

Lead concerns reach gardens at Portland Public Schools
KTVZ
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lead concerns at Portland Public Schools have officials warning against eating produce from campus gardens. KGW-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bqKjML) an email sent Friday to families and staff said the district met with the Oregon ...
Officials warn not to eat from Portland Public Schools gardensKATU
Don't Eat the Produce: Portland Public Schools Issues Health WarningPatch.com
Don't eat produce from any Portland school garden, officials warnOregonLive.com
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Officials warn not to eat from Portland Public Schools gardens - KATU

August 20, 2016 - 12:15am

KATU

Officials warn not to eat from Portland Public Schools gardens
KATU
The Oregon Health Authority and Portland Public Schools are warning you not to eat any produce from school gardens because it may be contaminated with lead. That means gardens like the one at Laurelhurst Elementary, where the tomatoes are plump and ...
Lead concerns reach gardens at Portland Public SchoolsKTVZ
Don't Eat the Produce: Portland Public Schools Issues Health WarningPatch.com
Don't eat produce from any Portland school garden, officials warnOregonLive.com
kgw.com -OPB News
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