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Patching Portland Public School Buildings Requires Fixes To ... - OPB - OPB News

July 28, 2016 - 5:08pm

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Patching Portland Public School Buildings Requires Fixes To ... - OPB
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A drinking fountain at Rose City Park School in Portland has been closed because elevated levels of lead were found in some schools' water. Districts around ...
Delaying Portland schools bond a good move: Editorial Agenda ...OregonLive.com

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Oregon Local News - Portland Public's resignations continue: top ... - Pamplin Media Group

July 27, 2016 - 3:34pm

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Oregon Local News - Portland Public's resignations continue: top ...
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Portland Public's resignations continue: top lawyer to leave after 16 years, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

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Oregon Local News - Portland Public's resignations continue: top ... - Portland Tribune

July 27, 2016 - 3:24pm

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Oregon Local News - Portland Public's resignations continue: top ...
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Portland Public's resignations continue: top lawyer to leave after 16 years, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

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Portland Public Schools Construction Bond Delayed Until May 2017 - Willamette Week - Willamette Week

July 26, 2016 - 11:35am

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Portland Public Schools Construction Bond Delayed Until May 2017 - Willamette Week
Willamette Week
In an abrupt about-face, Portland Public Schools will wait until next May to take their $750 million bond to voters. The board has been moving toward placing the bond—which would fund repairs at Lincoln, Benson and Madison high schools—on the ...
Portland Public Schools Delays Bond Measure Until MayPatch.com
Portland Public Schools slows down plan to seek $750 million construction bondOregonLive.com
Portland pushes off school bond vote to May 2017Pamplin Media Group
KATU -OPB News -Portland Business Journal
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Portland Public Schools Delays Bond Measure Until May - Patch.com

July 26, 2016 - 10:38am

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Portland Public Schools Delays Bond Measure Until May
Patch.com
Moving to recover from the sudden resignation of Superintendent Carole Smith following a critical report of the district's handling of a lead in water crisis, Portland Public Schools is putting off a planned bond measure. The measure, which would have ...
Portland Public Schools Construction Bond Delayed Until May 2017Willamette Week
Portland Public Schools slows down plan to seek $750 million construction bondOregonLive.com
Portland pushes off school bond vote to May 2017Pamplin Media Group
KATU -OPB News -Portland Business Journal
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EPA: Portland & Salem-Keizer Public Schools incorrectly testing for lead in water - KATU

July 25, 2016 - 7:52pm

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EPA: Portland & Salem-Keizer Public Schools incorrectly testing for lead in water
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The request was prompted in part by the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan and by the scandal at Portland Public Schools in which the district's superintendent recently retired after two schools tested positive for lead this spring and the ...
Lead tests in Portland, Salem schools may be skewedkgw.com

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Portland Public Schools' $750 Million Bond May Include Three High Schools - Willamette Week

July 25, 2016 - 7:34am

Willamette Week

Portland Public Schools' $750 Million Bond May Include Three High Schools
Willamette Week
The committee charged with planning Portland Public Schools' $750 million bond is recommending that Benson Polytechnic, Lincoln and Madison high schools all be included in the measure. But its recommendations, which are expected to be voted on by ...

$750 million Portland Public School bond could bring health and safety upgrades - KATU

July 22, 2016 - 8:46pm

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$750 million Portland Public School bond could bring health and safety upgrades
KATU
As for the rest of Portland Public Schools, they could get $200 million for environmental and health safety. A priority parents say should be number one. “What I am concerned about now is basic needs, is the water safe, is the air quality good,” parent ...

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$750 million Portland Public School bond could bring health and safety upgrades - KATU

July 22, 2016 - 3:48pm

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$750 million Portland Public School bond could bring health and safety upgrades
KATU
As for the rest of Portland Public Schools, they could get $200 million for environmental and health safety. A priority parents say should be number one. “What I am concerned about now is basic needs, is the water safe, is the air quality good,” parent ...

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PPS board lays out criteria for interim superintendent - with one dissenter - Portland Tribune

July 21, 2016 - 12:29am

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PPS board lays out criteria for interim superintendent - with one dissenter
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TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Portland Public Schools board member Mike Rosen. The Portland Public Schools' Board of Directors agreed upon a selection criteria for hiring an interim superintendent at a special board meeting on Wednesday, July 20. But the vote ...
Portland Schools Moving Quickly To Fill Administrative VacanciesOPB News
Search for Portland Public Schools interim superintendent beginsKATU
Portland school board must narrow demands in seeking interim leader: Editorial Agenda 2016OregonLive.com
KOIN.com -The Skanner -Willamette Week
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Portland Public Schools employee accused of sexually abusing student pleads not guilty - OregonLive.com

July 20, 2016 - 7:02pm

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Portland Public Schools employee accused of sexually abusing student pleads not guilty
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A Portland Public Schools employee was put on leave two days after police began investigating sexual abuse allegations involving a 7-year-old special needs student he was teaching, according to district and police officials. Brett Christy-Hamilton, 31, ...
Portland Public Schools para-educator accused of child sex abuseKATU

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Portland Schools Moving Quickly To Fill Administrative Vacancies - OPB News

July 20, 2016 - 3:20pm

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Portland Schools Moving Quickly To Fill Administrative Vacancies
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Smith abruptly announced her immediate retirement this week, just as Portland Public Schools released a 38-page independent investigation into the district's discovery of lead in school drinking water. With Smith headed into retirement in the wake of ...
Portland Public Schools' board differs on hiring criteria for an interim superintendentPamplin Media Group
Portland school board plans speedy search for interim superintendentOregonLive.com
Search for Portland Public Schools interim superintendent beginsKATU
KOIN.com -Willamette Week -KUOW News and Information
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Portland Public Schools para-educator accused of child sex abuse - KATU

July 19, 2016 - 7:03pm

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Portland Public Schools para-educator accused of child sex abuse
KATU
5, 2015. Para-educators are teachers' aides who help mentally or physically challenged students with lessons as well as physical challenges during their day in school. Christy-Hamilton has worked as a para-educator at Portland Public Schools for 5 years.
Portland Public Schools employee pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges, records showOregonLive.com
PPS employee faces child sex abuse chargeskgw.com

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Portland Public Schools deploys Registration Gateway Online Enrollment integrated with the Aspen Student ... - Benzinga

July 19, 2016 - 7:18am

Portland Public Schools deploys Registration Gateway Online Enrollment integrated with the Aspen Student ...
Benzinga
Portland Public Schools has many goals to achieve success for children. One of those goals is define and implement a comprehensive district-wide communication plan. One of the tenets of this plan is to refine and implement district-wide communication ...
Portland SD Streamlines Student Enrollment ProcessT.H.E. Journal

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Report: Portland Public Schools gave media flawed data on lead - OregonLive.com

July 18, 2016 - 1:41pm

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Report: Portland Public Schools gave media flawed data on lead
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Jon Isaacs, Portland Public Schools former Chief of Communications, knowingly gave a reporter misleading information in 2015 about lead testing, according to a 2016 investigation by local law firm Stoll Berne. Oregon League of Conservation Voters/2009.
Portland Public Schools Lead Investigation Highlights Breakdowns and DeceptionWillamette Week
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith RetiresOPB News
Portland Schools Superintendent announces immediate retirement amid lead investigationKATU
Patch.com -KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
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Portland Schools Superintendent announces immediate retirement amid lead investigation - KATU

July 18, 2016 - 1:03pm

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Portland Schools Superintendent announces immediate retirement amid lead investigation
KATU
"I wasn't totally surprised," said Portland Public Schools board chair Tom Koehler. "I mean, she had announced her retirement earlier and so this was an advance of the date. But it certainly, I didn't know when she knocked on the door that that was ...
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith Resigns in Wake of Damning Lead ReportWillamette Week
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith RetiresOPB News
Report: Portland Public Schools gave media flawed data on leadOregonLive.com
Patch.com -Portland Tribune
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Portland Public Schools Lead Investigation Highlights Breakdowns and Deception - Willamette Week

July 18, 2016 - 12:47pm

Willamette Week

Portland Public Schools Lead Investigation Highlights Breakdowns and Deception
Willamette Week
Portland Public Schools Lead Investigation Highlights Breakdowns and Deception. Investigators on the lead in the drinking water found PPS had no program in place for testing water for lead for the past 15 years. Portland Public Schools Superintendent ...
Portland Schools Superintendent announces immediate retirement amid lead investigationKATU
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith RetiresOPB News
Report: Portland Public Schools gave media flawed data on leadOregonLive.com
Patch.com -Portland Tribune
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Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith Resigns in Wake of Damning Lead Report - Willamette Week

July 18, 2016 - 12:39pm

Willamette Week

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith Resigns in Wake of Damning Lead Report
Willamette Week
Minutes after the release of a damning report on how Portland Public Schools handled the discovery of elevated lead levels in its drinking water, Superintendent Carole Smith announced she is resigning immediately. The investigative report on Portland ...
Portland Schools Superintendent announces immediate retirement amid lead investigationKATU
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith RetiresOPB News
Report: Portland Public Schools gave media flawed data on leadOregonLive.com
Patch.com -Portland Tribune
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Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith Retires - OPB News

July 18, 2016 - 11:54am

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Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith Retires
OPB News
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith has announced she's retiring immediately. That's a lot sooner than her initial plan to retire at the end of the upcoming school year. Her announcement comes just as a 30-day investigation concludes.
Portland Public Schools Lead Investigation Highlights Breakdowns and DeceptionWillamette Week
Report: Portland Public Schools gave media flawed data on leadOregonLive.com
Portland Schools Superintendent announces immediate retirement amid lead investigationKATU
Patch.com -KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
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