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Cleveland High Teacher Charged with Patronizing a Prostitute, Student ... - Willamette Week

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Cleveland High Teacher Charged with Patronizing a Prostitute, Student ...
Willamette Week
A spokesman for Multnomah County sheriff's office, Lt. Steve Alexander, says Kanealey served a five-day sentence Feb. 21 to 25. A spokeswoman for Portland Public Schools, Christine Miles, said Monday Kanealey remained on paid administrative leave.

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New Elevators Among The Improvements at Portland Public Schools - 750 KXL

9 hours 51 min ago

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New Elevators Among The Improvements at Portland Public Schools
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PORTLAND, OREGON Portland Public Schools celebrate the opening of the first bond-funded elevators. 27 schools will receive improvements and upgrades this summer. This is the third summer of the voter approved 8 year $482 million School Building ...
Bond money continues to improve schoolsKOIN.com
PPS announces major improvement projects for 27 schoolskgw.com

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Bond money continues to improve schools - KOIN.com

11 hours 16 min ago

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Bond money continues to improve schools
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(KOIN 6) — The James John School is one of about seven schools in the Portland Public Schools district seeing the benefits of the voter-approved bond improvements. The eight-year, $482 million bond was passed by voters in 2012. Schools have been ...

Mark & Dave: Kitzhaber, Hayes go on a date to the dump - Portland Tribune

22 hours 41 min ago

Mark & Dave: Kitzhaber, Hayes go on a date to the dump
Portland Tribune
Oregonians are aghast at the treatment of one Grants Pass elementary school student whose habitual tardiness landed him punishment behind a cardboard shield, isolated from his class. Fear not, this would never happen in Portland Public Schools because ...

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2015-2017 Travel options grantees - Metro newsfeed

March 2, 2015 - 5:14pm

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2015-2017 Travel options grantees
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The Healthy Travel Options to School Action Plan will close infrastructure equity gaps, overcome cultural barriers to walking or biking to school, reduce school site vehicle trip generation and increase safety within the Portland Public Schools student ...

Mystery symbols posted at Portland high schools - KOIN.com

March 2, 2015 - 4:31pm

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Mystery symbols posted at Portland high schools
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“It's clear this caused a stir,” Christine Miles with Portland Public Schools told KOIN 6 News. “Police are investigating, so whoever is responsible, we're asking them to step forward. Make it right. Tell us what's going on so we can send that out to ...
Police Are Investigating What This Mystery Countdown Could Mean for Three ...TheBlaze.com
'Strange Symbol' Turns Up at Portland High SchoolsThe Skanner
Mystery stickers: 'I thought it was a prank or something'KMTR NewsSource 16

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Ken Kunin on track to become South Portland's school superintendent - Press Herald

March 2, 2015 - 1:18pm

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Ken Kunin on track to become South Portland's school superintendent
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SOUTH PORTLAND — Ken Kunin, who is principal of an American school in Rome and a former principal in Portland schools, is the School Board's pick to become the next superintendent of South Portland's public schools. Kunin was chosen from 25 ...

Central Catholic coach Rick Lorenz will be ninth Oregonian inducted into ... - OregonLive.com

February 28, 2015 - 3:28pm

Central Catholic coach Rick Lorenz will be ninth Oregonian inducted into ...
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The Oregonians currently in the high school Hall of Fame are Paul McCall (administrator, Portland Public Schools), Steve Prefontaine, Mel Renfro, Danny Ainge, Dr. Thad Stanford (sports medicine), Dewey Sullivan (coach, Dayton), Terry Baker and Rod ...

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David Sarasohn: Child hunger continues despite Obama's pledge (OPINION) - OregonLive.com

February 28, 2015 - 12:53pm

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David Sarasohn: Child hunger continues despite Obama's pledge (OPINION)
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"The feds have given us all these wonderful new guidelines," Gitta Grether-Sweeney, director of Portland Public Schools' Nutrition Services, said recently, "and they gave us six cents (a meal) -- or a third of an apple." The argument over the new ...

Grandma calls teacher who took her granddaughter to lunch a 'stranger' - KATU

February 27, 2015 - 9:49pm

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Grandma calls teacher who took her granddaughter to lunch a 'stranger'
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Portland Public Schools can't comment on this because of student privacy. It says special needs students occasionally go on “life-skills trips.” The trips are daily tasks, like running errands or going out to lunch. The district says it helps teachers ...

Past Tense Oregon: Happy Birthday, Linus Pauling; Portland native won two ... - OregonLive.com

February 27, 2015 - 5:05am

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Past Tense Oregon: Happy Birthday, Linus Pauling; Portland native won two ...
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His mom took in boarders while he attended Portland Public Schools, including Washington High School, before heading to the Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University) in Corvallis. Were he still alive, Pauling would turn 114 on Saturday.

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USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schools - kgw.com

February 26, 2015 - 12:52pm

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USDA leader praises food programs in Portland schools
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Vestal School is one of 25 Portland public schools that have adopted the provision, which allows schools that predominantly serve low-income children to offer free, nutritious meals to all students. It's the first year that all 50 states have the ...

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Portland arts funding: City Council celebrates money for Regional Arts ... - OregonLive.com

February 25, 2015 - 4:07pm

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Portland arts funding: City Council celebrates money for Regional Arts ...
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... community engagement, said increased taxpayer compliance and "more aggressive collection" efforts by the city Revenue Bureau helped increase RACC's arts tax share. But the bulk of arts tax revenue goes to Portland Public Schools to help maintain ...

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3 Wilson HS teachers investigated for hazing - kgw.com

February 25, 2015 - 1:42pm

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3 Wilson HS teachers investigated for hazing
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Wilson High School (Photo: KGW). CONNECT 5 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. PORTLAND, Ore. -- Three teachers at Wilson High School are being investigated in connection with a hazing incident, according to Portland Public Schools officials.
3 Wilson High School Teachers Placed On Leave After 'Bullying' IncidentOPB News
Wilson High School places 3 teachers on leave after 'initiation'KATU
Three Wilson High School teachers on leave after initiation incidentPortland Tribune
Corvallis Gazette Times
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Portland schools to turn sunshine into electricity - Portland Tribune

February 23, 2015 - 2:33pm

Portland schools to turn sunshine into electricity
Portland Tribune
Portland Public Schools is collaborating with Portland General Electric, whose 110,000 renewable power customers provided more than $2 million for the project. Energy Trust of Oregon also supplied funding. The collaboration includes a districtwide ...

Portland teachers union resolution objects to new Smarter Balanced test - OregonLive.com

February 20, 2015 - 6:08am

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Portland teachers union resolution objects to new Smarter Balanced test
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The union representing teachers in Portland Public Schools approved a resolution this week opposing plans to conduct what promises to be a tough battery of tests this spring associated with the new Common Core standards. The Smarter Balanced test ...

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PPS: Students can opt out of standardized test - KOIN.com

February 17, 2015 - 10:17pm

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PPS: Students can opt out of standardized test
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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Parents, students and teachers gathered outside the Portland Public Schools headquarters Tuesday to protest Common Core, the federal program aimed to bring students up to a nationwide education standard. In a meeting ...

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