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Portland Public Schools Committee Closes Key Meeting On Transfer Policies - OPB News

September 27, 2014 - 11:46am

Portland Public Schools Committee Closes Key Meeting On Transfer Policies
OPB News
A Portland Public Schools' committee charged with recommending major revisions to student transfer policies met Saturday. But the committee shut the public out. The meeting was described as a special work session to finalize recommendations. District ...

Portland Public Schools $16.8 million windfall: How could the one-time funds ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 24, 2014 - 12:32pm

Portland Public Schools $16.8 million windfall: How could the one-time funds ...
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Portland Public Schools $16.8 million windfall: How could the one-time funds be spent? smith.jpg. Superintendent Carole Smith will return to the Portland School Board in October or November to detail her plans to spend the remaining $9.5 million of the ...

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Portland Public Schools $16.8 million windfall: Readers offer ideas about how ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 23, 2014 - 12:53pm

Portland Public Schools $16.8 million windfall: Readers offer ideas about how ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Tonight, the Portland School Board is scheduled to vote $16.8 million in found money into use. The latest iteration of Superintendent Carole Smith's plan for the money includes spending $13 million of it on teachers, support staff, programming and one ...

Portland Public Schools windfall: Carole Smith's new plan calls for $7.1 ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 22, 2014 - 11:18am

Portland Public Schools windfall: Carole Smith's new plan calls for $7.1 ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith's revised plan for the $16.8 million surplus discovered this fall calls for spending $7.1 million more on staffing and one-time expenses such as building maintenance and classroom supplies. The plan ...

Teacher who opposed Planned Parenthood sues Portland Public Schools for ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 18, 2014 - 2:18pm

Teacher who opposed Planned Parenthood sues Portland Public Schools for ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
A former Benson High School teacher who openly protested Planned Parenthood, based on his Catholic beliefs, filed a $390,000 lawsuit Wednesday against Portland Public Schools claiming he was wrongly booted from the district. Former math teacher Bill ...

Changing Portland Public Schools' focus school transfer lottery could boost ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 18, 2014 - 2:18pm

Changing Portland Public Schools' focus school transfer lottery could boost ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Changing the lottery system that determines which students get into Portland Public Schools' focus option programs could significantly impact the socioeconomic diversity of students who make the cut. Members of Superintendent Carole Smith's Advisory ...