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

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Portland Public Schools $16.8 million windfall: Readers offer ideas about how ...
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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 ...

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

Portland Public Schools windfall: How would you spend the $16.8 million? - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 16, 2014 - 1:11pm

Portland Public Schools windfall: How would you spend the $16.8 million?
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The news that Portland Public Schools has an extra $16.8 million to spend this year has already generated a lot of discussion among readers with ideas about how to spend it. Superintendent Carole Smith's plans for the money, which will go before the ...

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Portland Public Schools' $16.8 million windfall could lead to immediate relief ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 16, 2014 - 1:11pm

Portland Public Schools' $16.8 million windfall could lead to immediate relief ...
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Students in overcrowded Portland Public Schools classes can expect relief within weeks, as district officials move quickly to hire more teachers in the buildings hardest hit by the district's enrollment growth. Following the discovery this fall that ...

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$16.8 million windfall could lead to more staff in Portland Public Schools - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 15, 2014 - 1:39pm

$16.8 million windfall could lead to more staff in Portland Public Schools
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Portland Public Schools has $16.8 million more to spend than district leaders expected when the school board adopted this year's budget, a windfall that could lead to increased staffing in school buildings. The district school board is scheduled to ...

Portland Public Schools volunteers 'reconnect' with dropouts during annual ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 15, 2014 - 1:39pm

Portland Public Schools volunteers 'reconnect' with dropouts during annual ...
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Portland Public Schools Reconnect To Your Future Campaign Dozens of volunteers, including PPS staff, students and community members, knocked on doors across Portland on Saturday, hoping to get dropouts back in school. Print · Kelly House ...

Does Portland Public Schools' transfer process for focus schools dilute diversity? - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 11, 2014 - 7:13am

Does Portland Public Schools' transfer process for focus schools dilute diversity?
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Sunnyside Environmental School teacher Jeremy Thomas helps third-graders Peter Sallinger and Hazel Uchida, both 8, get ready to plant a fern in a bioswale at Laurelhurst Park. The school is among Portland's "focus options" schools. (Matt Buxton/The ...

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New data show winners and losers under Portland Public Schools current ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 10, 2014 - 12:37pm

New data show winners and losers under Portland Public Schools current ...
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If Portland Public Schools adopted the tougher transfer policy currently under consideration by district advisers, Lewis School might have 71 fewer students today. Newly released district data show that last year, 89 of the Woodstock neighborhood ...

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Portland Public Schools' proposed new complaint policy includes multiple steps ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 10, 2014 - 12:37pm

Portland Public Schools' proposed new complaint policy includes multiple steps ...
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Portland Public Schools' revised complaint policy could include a multi-step process for resolving public concerns, starting with informal school-level discussions and ending, if no resolution is reached, in the hands of state investigators. During a ...

Portland Public Schools 2014 test scores: Bridger, Rigler soar, Roosevelt ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

September 10, 2014 - 8:02am

Portland Public Schools 2014 test scores: Bridger, Rigler soar, Roosevelt ...
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Portland Public Schools 2014 test scores: Bridger, Rigler soar, Roosevelt stumbles, district notches gains overall (searchable database). Jefferson High Graduation 2014. Family and friends await North Portland's Jefferson High School graduation on June ...

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