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Portland school board to consider complaint of unequal basketball schedules - OregonLive.com

March 31, 2015 - 9:26am

OregonLive.com

Portland school board to consider complaint of unequal basketball schedules
OregonLive.com
The Portland Public Schools Board of Education voted Monday night to hear an appeal claiming that high school basketball schedules show preference to boys teams. The initial complaint, submitted by a Wilson High School parent, argues that the ...
Portland School Board Votes 4-1 to Hear Female Athletes' Gender ...Willamette Week
Chokehold at High School Draws ComplaintThe Skanner

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Portland School Board Votes 4-1 to Hear Female Athletes' Gender ... - Willamette Week

March 30, 2015 - 9:28pm

Willamette Week

Portland School Board Votes 4-1 to Hear Female Athletes' Gender ...
Willamette Week
news2_lilymaddy_cd-02 IN THEIR COURT: Lily Brodrick and Maddy Horn, co-captains of Wilson High School's girls' varsity basketball team, say Portland Public Schools' 2014-15 schedule denied their team the spotlight it deserved. “They don't really want ...
Portland school board to consider complaint of unequal basketball schedulesOregonLive.com
Chokehold at High School Draws ComplaintThe Skanner

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Forecaster Forum: Quality schools vital to Portland's success - The Forecaster

March 30, 2015 - 2:41pm

Forecaster Forum: Quality schools vital to Portland's success
The Forecaster
Those have included the Portland Public Schools' first STEM Expo at Ocean Gateway last November. The event, held in partnership with EnviroLogix, drew about 1,000 students and other visitors who came to see the special exhibits our students had created.

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Forecaster Forum: Quality schools are vital to Portland's success - The Forecaster

March 30, 2015 - 12:53pm

Forecaster Forum: Quality schools are vital to Portland's success
The Forecaster
Those have included the Portland Public Schools' first STEM Expo at Ocean Gateway last November. The event, held in partnership with EnviroLogix, drew about 1,000 students and other visitors who came to see the special exhibits our students had created.
Elk Meadow Elementary honored for wellness effortsKTVZ

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Complaint of gender bias in high school basketball schedules heads to Portland ... - OregonLive.com

March 30, 2015 - 11:40am

OregonLive.com

Complaint of gender bias in high school basketball schedules heads to Portland ...
OregonLive.com
The high school basketball season wrapped up with the state championships weeks ago, but talk of the sport's schedule will continue during Monday night's Portland Public Schools board meeting. The Portland Public Schools board of education will decide ...
Portland School Board to Consider Basketball Discrimination AllegationsWillamette Week
Chokehold at High School Draws ComplaintThe Skanner

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Portland School Board to Consider Basketball Discrimination Allegations - Willamette Week

March 30, 2015 - 10:49am

Willamette Week

Portland School Board to Consider Basketball Discrimination Allegations
Willamette Week
news2_lilymaddy_cd-02 IN THEIR COURT: Lily Brodrick and Maddy Horn, co-captains of Wilson High School's girls' varsity basketball team, say Portland Public Schools' 2014-15 schedule denied their team the spotlight it deserved. “They don't really want ...
Complaint of gender bias in high school basketball schedules heads to Portland ...OregonLive.com
Chokehold at High School Draws ComplaintThe Skanner

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Portland School Board to Consider Basketball Discrimination Allegations - Willamette Week

March 30, 2015 - 10:44am

Willamette Week

Portland School Board to Consider Basketball Discrimination Allegations
Willamette Week
news2_lilymaddy_cd-02 IN THEIR COURT: Lily Brodrick and Maddy Horn, co-captains of Wilson High School's girls' varsity basketball team, say Portland Public Schools' 2014-15 schedule denied their team the spotlight it deserved. “They don't really want ...

Vanport survivors are dying. Has their history been documented well enough? - OregonLive.com

March 30, 2015 - 5:25am

OregonLive.com

Vanport survivors are dying. Has their history been documented well enough?
OregonLive.com
The curriculum Portland Public Schools gives her includes only a paragraph about it, she said. State legislators have urged middle schools to teach Oregon history. A 2013 bill gave the Oregon Department of Education money to create an Oregon Studies ...

CDC: Testing finds no link between school lunch, 22 vomiting students - Bangor Daily News

March 27, 2015 - 5:05pm

CDC: Testing finds no link between school lunch, 22 vomiting students
Bangor Daily News
As soon as it gets a full lab report from the federal agency, Maine CDC said it will formally close its investigation into the case, Portland Public Schools spokeswoman Tess Nacelewicz said in a news release. She said Maine CDC plans to list the cause ...

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CDC: Testing finds no link between school lunch, 22 vomiting students - Bangor Daily News

March 27, 2015 - 5:05pm

CDC: Testing finds no link between school lunch, 22 vomiting students
Bangor Daily News
As soon as it gets a full lab report from the federal agency, Maine CDC said it will formally close its investigation into the case, Portland Public Schools spokeswoman Tess Nacelewicz said in a news release. She said Maine CDC plans to list the cause ...

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2015 Portland School Board Election: Teachers Union Makes Endorsements - Willamette Week

March 27, 2015 - 10:24am

2015 Portland School Board Election: Teachers Union Makes Endorsements
Willamette Week
The March 19 filing deadline to run for Portland Public Schools' Board of Education has passed, and a crucial set of endorsements is already in. The Portland Association of Teachers, a union whose influence and money candidates covet, has issued its ...

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2015 Portland School Board Election: Teachers Union Makes Endorsements - Willamette Week

March 27, 2015 - 10:20am

2015 Portland School Board Election: Teachers Union Makes Endorsements
Willamette Week
lede-2 SMITH BELIEVERS: A majority of members on the Portland Public Schools board support Smith's plan to change school boundaries to advance PPS's equity goals. Board member Matt Morton (second from right) says he expects resistance.

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Burnbook app used for cyberbullying in San Diego hits Oregon - OregonLive.com

March 27, 2015 - 5:30am

Burnbook app used for cyberbullying in San Diego hits Oregon
OregonLive.com
In Oregon, Burnbook on Thursday listed "communities" not only for high schools and colleges but also for Lake Oswego Junior High School; Northwest Academy, which includes a middle school; and Oregon Episcopal School and Portland Public Schools' ...

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Philomath announces top four candidates for schools superintendent - Corvallis Gazette Times

March 26, 2015 - 7:58pm

Philomath announces top four candidates for schools superintendent
Corvallis Gazette Times
Melissa Goff, the assistant superintendent for teaching and learning at Portland Public Schools, which has a student population of 47,111. • Kathryn Hedrick, who for three years was superintendent and special education director of the 550-student ...

Regan challenger says PPS board needs fresh blood - Portland Tribune

March 26, 2015 - 12:57pm

Portland Tribune

Regan challenger says PPS board needs fresh blood
Portland Tribune
A mover-and-shaker in Portland's education funding scene for more than a decade says it's time for Portland Public Schools board member Bobbie Regan to step aside and let some new energy in. Regan, says northwestern Zone 3 candidate Amy Carlsen ...

Incumbent Bobbie Regan seeks fourth schools term - Portland Tribune

March 26, 2015 - 1:36am

Portland Tribune

Incumbent Bobbie Regan seeks fourth schools term
Portland Tribune
A long-time schools volunteer, Regan is running for her fourth term on the Portland Public Schools board, the only incumbent in the May 19 race. She can't rest on her reputation, though. Amy Kohnstamm — a formidable opponent as former co-chair of the ...

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Incumbent Bobbie Regan seeks fourth schools term - Pamplin Media Group

March 26, 2015 - 1:28am

Pamplin Media Group

Incumbent Bobbie Regan seeks fourth schools term
Pamplin Media Group
A long-time schools volunteer, Regan is running for her fourth term on the Portland Public Schools board, the only incumbent in the May 19 race. She can't rest on her reputation, though. Amy Kohnstamm — a formidable opponent as former co-chair of the ...

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Incumbent Bobbie Regan seeks fourth schools term - Pamplin Media Group

March 26, 2015 - 1:28am

Pamplin Media Group

Incumbent Bobbie Regan seeks fourth schools term
Pamplin Media Group
A long-time schools volunteer, Regan is running for her fourth term on the Portland Public Schools board, the only incumbent in the May 19 race. She can't rest on her reputation, though. Amy Kohnstamm — a formidable opponent as former co-chair of the ...

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Murmurs: News To Chew On. - Willamette Week

March 25, 2015 - 7:22am

Willamette Week

Murmurs: News To Chew On.
Willamette Week
What do you give the zoo that has everything? A dead water buffalo. That's the unusual offer Clackamas County heavy-hauling magnate Terry Emmert made the Oregon Zoo this month. Emmert owns the Portland Thunder arena football team (“Touchdown ...

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Testing debate moves from schools to capital - Pamplin Media Group

March 25, 2015 - 1:26am

Pamplin Media Group

Testing debate moves from schools to capital
Pamplin Media Group
“I am concerned about the tests themselves and whether there is any validity that they tell us anything we want to know,” said Frederick, a former teacher and Portland Public Schools spokesman. “We have gone down this rabbit hole before.” Frederick ...

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