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Large propane terminal planned for Portland - Portland Tribune

2 hours 15 min ago

Edmonton Journal

Large propane terminal planned for Portland
Portland Tribune
In addition, an estimated $3.3 million in annual tax revenues would go to the City of Portland, as well as $2.4 million to Multnomah County and $3.1 million to Portland Public Schools annually. "It is not an overstatement to say this would be ...
Deal struck for $500M propane export facility in PortlandPortland Business Journal

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KATU's powerful new map will help keep your kids safe on way to school - KATU

2 hours 41 min ago

KATU

KATU's powerful new map will help keep your kids safe on way to school
KATU
But Portland Public Schools have also seen the value of updating their safe route to schools database using GIS, in partnership with the Portland-based Gartrell Group. For more information about the safe routes to school program, click here. 12 comments.

Deal struck for $500M propane export facility in Portland - Portland Business Journal

3 hours 53 min ago

Financial Post

Deal struck for $500M propane export facility in Portland
Portland Business Journal
It would bring $3.3 million in tax revenue for the city of Portland as well as $2.4 million to Multnomah County and $3.1 million to Portland Public Schools each year. The facility would receive approximately 37,000 barrels of propane per day and send ...
Large propane terminal planned for PortlandPortland Tribune

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Class 6A football preview: Loaded Central Catholic in position to repeat - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

4 hours 44 min ago

Class 6A football preview: Loaded Central Catholic in position to repeat
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The Portland Interscholastic League reunites: In an ambitious move last year, rookie Portland Public Schools athletic director Marshall Haskins decided that the city's nine high schools would reunite to form a Class 6A PIL in 2014-15, even though only ...

Common Core test, Smarter Balanced, looms large over Oregon schools - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

4 hours 55 min ago

Common Core test, Smarter Balanced, looms large over Oregon schools
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
In Portland Public Schools, the quantity of reading may decline as teachers ask students to do more "close reading" – reading and rereading challenging passages to tease out nuanced meaning and crucial details, said Assistant Superintendent Melissa Goff.

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My View: Class of 2015 has been penalized for Portland Public Schools' failed ... - Portland Tribune

10 hours 34 min ago

My View: Class of 2015 has been penalized for Portland Public Schools' failed ...
Portland Tribune
The start of school is an opportunity for new beginnings, reconnecting with friends and teachers, and setting goals. And yet for Portland Public Schools' older students, it appears we're entering the fourth year running of part-time high school, with a ...

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Portland considers tiny houses for homeless people - Washington Times

August 31, 2014 - 10:40am

Care2.com

Portland considers tiny houses for homeless people
Washington Times
Alpert said the city plans to ask TriMet, Portland Public Schools and Multnomah County to share their surplus land inventories to provide options for suitable sites. Hales' office also has organized a task force to investigate the legal and zoning ...
Tiny homes, big ideas, a scarcity of informationMail Tribune

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Portland considers tiny houses for homeless people - Washington Times

August 31, 2014 - 10:40am

Portland considers tiny houses for homeless people
Washington Times
Alpert said the city plans to ask TriMet, Portland Public Schools and Multnomah County to share their surplus land inventories to provide options for suitable sites. Hales' office also has organized a task force to investigate the legal and zoning ...

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Portland Public Schools installs new security measures - KPTV.com

August 29, 2014 - 7:40am

Portland Public Schools installs new security measures
KPTV.com
Portland Public Schools paid for the $1.63 million in security upgrades with construction excise tax money and maintenance funds. The district said high schools didn't get the upgrades because they're in the process of being redesigned. Those schools ...

Mom questions spin doctors' salaries while school funding's tight - KATU

August 29, 2014 - 12:25am

Mom questions spin doctors' salaries while school funding's tight
KATU
PORTLAND, Ore. – KATU's On Your Side Investigators have discovered Portland Public Schools spends a half-million dollars on spin doctors - staff members in communications and lobbying positions. Meanwhile, schools have struggled with overcrowded ...

Mom questions spin doctors' salaries while school funding's tight - KATU

August 29, 2014 - 12:19am

Mom questions spin doctors' salaries while school funding's tight
KATU
PORTLAND, Ore. – KATU's On Your Side Investigators have discovered Portland Public Schools spends a half-million dollars on spin doctors - staff members in communications and lobbying positions. Meanwhile, schools have struggled with overcrowded ...

Neighborhood Transfers Led To Limited Changes At Portland Schools - OPB News

August 28, 2014 - 4:07pm

Neighborhood Transfers Led To Limited Changes At Portland Schools
OPB News
A new analysis by Portland Public Schools shows some neighborhood schools would've looked quite different, had the district restricted transfers in recent years. Portland may soon make it harder for students to transfer from one neighborhood school to ...

Steve Duin blog: At Cleveland High, soccer fans and Portland Public Schools ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

August 28, 2014 - 3:44pm

Steve Duin blog: At Cleveland High, soccer fans and Portland Public Schools ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
On the eve of its fall opener, the Cleveland High School boys soccer program has learned it no longer has evening practice time on its home field, Portland Public Schools having rented the turf out -- at $75 an hour -- to the Southeast Soccer Club ...

Group regularly swims across Willamette River; girls treatment center closes ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

August 28, 2014 - 11:50am

Group regularly swims across Willamette River; girls treatment center closes ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Nicole Dungca provides a list of six things Portland Public Schools parents and students will notice this year (including more teachers). Last month, sixteen city officials attended a three-day diversity training conference for white men. The Oregonian ...

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NE Portland's Woodlawn School counting on new principal, grant to boost ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

August 28, 2014 - 11:50am

NE Portland's Woodlawn School counting on new principal, grant to boost ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
As Portland Public Schools readies for classes starting Sept. 2, Andrea Porter-Lopez has a message for parents with children living within Woodlawn School's service boundaries: Come to our school. “Our neighbors don't come here,” said Porter-Lopez, the ...

Researcher, Oregon athletes team up against concussions - KOIN.com

August 28, 2014 - 7:56am

Researcher, Oregon athletes team up against concussions
KOIN.com
But currently, only about one in four Oregon high schools has a trainer, he adds. Portland public schools have been struggling to find the money to pay for trainers, and this year hopes to have them at least at all night football and soccer games, says ...

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Concussion season - Portland Tribune

August 28, 2014 - 1:09am

Portland Tribune

Concussion season
Portland Tribune
But currently, only about one in four Oregon high schools has a trainer, he adds. Portland public schools have been struggling to find the money to pay for trainers, and this year hopes to have them at least at all night football and soccer games, says ...

Portland Is Embracing Tiny Houses for the Homeless - TakePart

August 27, 2014 - 4:59pm

TakePart

Portland Is Embracing Tiny Houses for the Homeless
TakePart
Alpert told the paper that the city plans to ask entities such as the Portland Public Schools and Multnomah County to locate appropriate property. “We have a seemingly unsolvable [housing] problem and a fairly static and occasionally growing houseless ...

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6 things Portland Public Schools parents and students will notice this fall - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

August 27, 2014 - 11:13am

6 things Portland Public Schools parents and students will notice this fall
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Most of those hires stem from a crucial deal that helped avert what would have been the first strike in Portland Public Schools history. In addition to securing a series of 2.3 percent annual raises for three years, the union persuaded the district to ...

Legalizing Marijuana - Oregon Catalyst

August 27, 2014 - 5:10am

Legalizing Marijuana
Oregon Catalyst
(For those of you forced to endure a teachers union led education in Portland public schools, that is what is meant by “sarcasm”.) And now the second canard is upon us with the assertion that “everyone is already doing it” and that recreational ...

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