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Lawyer responds to backlash over Portland schools job offer - OregonLive.com

December 1, 2016 - 3:27pm

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Lawyer responds to backlash over Portland schools job offer
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The attorney whose plans to become Portland Public Schools' top lawyer fell through amid reports he'd been prosecuted for breaking Florida's public records law emailed The Oregonian/OregonLive on Thursday to explain why he backed out. Wes Bridges' ...

portland public schools ready for inclement weather | KATU - KATU

November 29, 2016 - 10:51pm

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portland public schools ready for inclement weather | KATU
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Portland Public Schools says its plan is in place in case wintry weather hits the metro area.We're doing the best we can to get that word out as broadly as ...
Lawyer withdraws from Portland schools job after conviction ...OregonLive.com
New data show homelessness on the rise in schoolsPamplin Media Group
Oregon Local News - School district's controversial pick for top ...Portland Tribune
Willamette Week
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Portland Public Schools' hiring flap shows depths of district dysfunction: Editorial Agenda 2016 - OregonLive.com

November 29, 2016 - 12:41pm

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Portland Public Schools' hiring flap shows depths of district dysfunction: Editorial Agenda 2016
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Wes Bridges never should have been considered a viable candidate to be general counsel for Portland Public Schools. The lawyer for the Polk County (Florida) school district not only was convicted of violating Florida's public records law, but he has ...
Portland school district now offers opt-in text alerts for weather delays, closuresKATU
PPS General Counsel Candidate Withdraws From ConsiderationWillamette Week
New data show homelessness on the rise in schoolsPamplin Media Group
Portland Tribune
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Lawyer withdraws from Portland schools job after conviction becomes public - OregonLive.com

November 29, 2016 - 10:12am

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Lawyer withdraws from Portland schools job after conviction becomes public
OregonLive.com
An attorney who pleaded no contest to violating Florida's public records law rescinded his acceptance of a conditional job offer to be the top lawyer for Portland Public Schools. The withdrawal comes after shock in Portland over Wes Bridges' 2009 ...
Portland school district now offers opt-in text alerts for weather delays, closuresKATU
PPS General Counsel Candidate Withdraws From ConsiderationWillamette Week
School district's controversial pick for top lawyer withdraws, but fly in the ointment remainsPortland Tribune
Pamplin Media Group
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Portland School District plans to hire lawyer convicted of violating public records law - OregonLive.com

November 23, 2016 - 2:43pm

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Portland School District plans to hire lawyer convicted of violating public records law
OregonLive.com
Portland Public Schools has picked an attorney who was convicted of violating Florida's public records law to be its top lawyer, according to the The Ledger newspaper in Polk County, Florida. The new hire -- one of many the district needs to make ...

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Portland Public Schools Fights Over a Manager Who Manages No One - Willamette Week

November 23, 2016 - 5:37am

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Portland Public Schools Fights Over a Manager Who Manages No One
Willamette Week
Carole Smith's July resignation as superintendent of Portland Public Schools was supposed to herald a new era of transparency and accountability. But four months after Smith's departure—in the wake of a damning report that highlighted her ...
PPS Adopts Sanctuary Campus ResolutionThe Skanner

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Student protesters dispute police, school district statements - OregonLive.com

November 22, 2016 - 1:43pm

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Student protesters dispute police, school district statements
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The high school students who organized a public protest Monday have disputed a Portland Public Schools message to parents that included a police warning about "outside groups" trying to influence students. The protest -- part of a series of ...
'No complaint' filed in Portland's Resistance arrests; counter-protest ends peacefullyKATU
Mayor cancels 'March of Hope'; McKelvey says arrest was political retaliationkgw.com
"We Needed to Put Portland on Notice": ACLU Says Protestor Arrests Might Be IllegalThe Portland Mercury (blog)
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Portland's Resistance leaders arrested during anti-Trump march - kgw.com

November 21, 2016 - 9:29pm

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Portland's Resistance leaders arrested during anti-Trump march
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The protest began with students from Portland Public Schools holding an anti-Trump rally in Northeast Portland, with members of Portland's Resistance acting as co-hosts. After a 4 p.m. rally at Holladay Park, the protesters marched through the streets ...
Portland Protests: Organizer Arrested as Scores Fill the StreetsPatch.com
Portland protest leaders arrested in anti-Trump demonstrationOregonLive.com
Portland's Resistance protests alongside hundreds of students; group leader arrestedKATU
The Portland Mercury (blog) -AZFamily -KOIN.com
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Portland protest leaders arrested in anti-Trump demonstration - OregonLive.com

November 21, 2016 - 7:25pm

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Portland protest leaders arrested in anti-Trump demonstration
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Portland Public Schools sent out a note to the families of middle and high school students saying police had warned administrators that "some outside organizations" were encouraging students to participate in protests this week. "The police are ...
Portland's Resistance leaders arrested during anti-Trump marchkgw.com
Portland Protests: Organizer Arrested as Scores Fill the StreetsPatch.com
Portland's Resistance protests alongside hundreds of students; group leader arrestedKATU
The Portland Mercury (blog) -KOIN.com
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Portland Protests: Vandalism Suspect Surrenders as Schools Warn of Outside Influences - Patch.com

November 21, 2016 - 10:26am

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Portland Protests: Vandalism Suspect Surrenders as Schools Warn of Outside Influences
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High schools students from around Portland are expected to gather at Holladay Park near Lloyd Center Monday afternoon as part of the ongoing series of protests against the incoming Donald Trump administration. Portland Public Schools, meanwhile, ...
PPS: 'Outside organizations' encouraging protestsKOIN.com

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A time of opportunity for Portland Public Schools (Opinion) - OregonLive.com

November 20, 2016 - 7:01am

A time of opportunity for Portland Public Schools (Opinion)
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Before we enter the winter break, we wanted to update the community about the priorities of the Portland Public Schools Board and how we plan to advance our commitment to equity, increasing student achievement and expanding educational opportunities ...

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PSU Joins Portland Public Schools In Offering 'Sanctuary' To Immigrant Students - OPB News

November 18, 2016 - 6:14pm

PSU Joins Portland Public Schools In Offering 'Sanctuary' To Immigrant Students
OPB News
Incidents of racism and xenophobia have flared in schools across the country, with apparent ties to the presidential campaign and election of Donald Trump. Oregon schools have been no exception. In the last 24 hours, two of Portland's largest ...