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Portland Public Schools Seeks Broad Confidentiality Agreements from Employees - Willamette Week (blog)

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Portland Public Schools Seeks Broad Confidentiality Agreements from Employees
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Portland Public Schools Seeks Broad Confidentiality Agreements from Employees. "This is the kind of thing maybe the CIA could get away with," says one open-government expert. Tags: lede_schoolbond2_3725 Closed doors: PPS wants certain employees ...

Portland Public Schools enrollment up 1.3 percent as fewer parents leave ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 20, 2014 - 1:31pm

Portland Public Schools enrollment up 1.3 percent as fewer parents leave ...
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Portland Public Schools' population has grown by 1.3 percent this year, marking the sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth in the district. It's a trend that is expected to continue for years to come, as Portland's population growth continues and ...

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Portland Public Schools Vietnamese immersion program, the state's first ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 16, 2014 - 1:19pm

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Portland Public Schools Vietnamese immersion program, the state's first ...
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Kim Vorasai, a 41-year-old Portlander who emigrated from Vietnam at age five, never learned to write or read in her native language. Back then, Vorasai said, Portland Public Schools' educational offerings were limited for students whose first language ...

Portland Public School Students Take Part in ShakeOut - 750 KXL

October 16, 2014 - 11:53am

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Portland Public School Students Take Part in ShakeOut
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PORTLAND — 390,000 people in Oregon participated in the Great ShakeOut. Portland Public Schools had its students ready to drop underneath their desks cover and roll. Students at Creston K-8 began their drill at 10:00 sharp. The Great ShakeOut is a ...
NW residents prep for Big One with 'Shakeout'kgw.com

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Portland Public Schools Take Part in ShakeOut - 750 KXL

October 16, 2014 - 11:53am

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Portland Public Schools Take Part in ShakeOut
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PORTLAND — 390,000 people in Oregon participated in the Great ShakeOut. Portland Public Schools had its students ready to drop underneath their desks and take cover. Students at Creston K-8 began their drill at 10:00 sharp. The Great ShakeOut is a ...
NW residents prep for Big One with 'Shakeout'kgw.com

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PPS won't measure students by Common Core targets - KOIN.com

October 16, 2014 - 6:46am

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PPS won't measure students by Common Core targets
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The board of Portland Public Schools unanimously approved a committee's recommendation Tuesday not to set state Achievement Compact Targets for the school year in areas that would have been measured by the Smarter Balanced Test. October 6, the ...
Portland schools say no to state goal requirementChron.com

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Portland schools say no to state goal requirement - Chron.com

October 15, 2014 - 12:44pm

Portland schools say no to state goal requirement
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland public schools won't comply with state rules calling for the district to set goals in three subject areas as part of a switch to a new standardized test. The school board's decision Tuesday makes the Portland district ...

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Benson, Lincoln, Madison high schools next in line for rebuilds under Portland ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 15, 2014 - 12:20pm

Benson, Lincoln, Madison high schools next in line for rebuilds under Portland ...
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Benson Polytechnic, Lincoln and Madison high schools are next in line for rebuilds under Portland Public Schools' plan to replace and repair buildings district-wide. The district committee in charge of prioritizing construction projects identified ...

Spending plan for Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith's ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 15, 2014 - 7:19am

Spending plan for Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith's ...
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Spending plan for Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith's priorities sparks school board disagreement. carole.jpg. Superintendent Carole Smith reviews information during a Portland Public Schools Board of Education meeting.

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Portland Public Schools won't file state-required 'achievement compacts' in ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 15, 2014 - 6:44am

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Portland Public Schools won't file state-required 'achievement compacts' in ...
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The Portland School Board has voted not to set state-mandated achievement targets in three subject areas linked to the state's new Common Core-aligned tests. Oregon law requires school districts to file the yearly “achievement compacts” outlining the ...
Oregon Education Chief Presses PPS On State-Required CompactOPB News

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Portland Public Schools hires 1 teacher, 2 coaches - Sentinel-Standard

October 14, 2014 - 10:59am

Portland Public Schools hires 1 teacher, 2 coaches
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With enrollment numbers greater than anticipated, Portland Public Schools has hired an additional kindergarten teacher, who will fill the position that was cut earlier this year. Katrina Schrauben was approved as a kindergarten teacher during the ...

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Portland Public Schools hires 1 teacher, 2 coaches - Sentinel-Standard

October 14, 2014 - 10:54am

Portland Public Schools hires 1 teacher, 2 coaches
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With enrollment numbers greater than anticipated, Portland Public Schools has hired an additional kindergarten teacher, who will fill the position that was cut earlier this year. Katrina Schrauben was approved as a kindergarten teacher during the ...

Indigenous People's Day in Portland Public Schools: Several other cities ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 13, 2014 - 7:32am

Indigenous People's Day in Portland Public Schools: Several other cities ...
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On the front from left, Zoey Holsclaw, 17, and her nephew Redsky Clawson, 4, (both of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) get ready to paddle to kick off their spiritual canoe journey at Rogers Landing in Newberg in 2013. Last week, the Portland ...

Students in Portland Public Schools Celebrate Indigenous People's Day - 750 KXL

October 13, 2014 - 1:44am

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Students in Portland Public Schools Celebrate Indigenous People's Day
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On the same day the Seattle city council was grabbing headlines for doing away with Columbus Day, the Portland Public School Board unanimously voted to make the second Monday in October “Indigenous People's Day”. Unlike Seattle, the school board ...
Columbus Day and the Native American School-Achievement GapThe Atlantic
PPS: Celebrate Indigenous People's Day & Columbus Daykgw.com
Instead of Columbus Day, Some US Cities Celebrate Indigenous People's DayBig Country Homepage

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Columbus Day at Portland Public Schools is now new holiday: Indigenous ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 10, 2014 - 1:34pm

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Columbus Day at Portland Public Schools is now new holiday: Indigenous ...
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The Native American Youth and Family Center celebrates their first graduating class with a breakfast with elders. This year, Portland Public Schools will celebrate Native Americans with Indigenous People's Day on the same day as Columbus Day ...
Students in Portland Public Schools Celebrate Indigenous People's Day750 KXL
Columbus Day and the Native American School-Achievement GapThe Atlantic
PPS: Celebrate Indigenous People's Day & Columbus Daykgw.com
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Runaway Woodlawn student was one of 38 Portland Public Schools students on ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 10, 2014 - 9:11am

Runaway Woodlawn student was one of 38 Portland Public Schools students on ...
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When a student goes missing from a Portland Public Schools building, school staff are called into action to look for the child. If the student has a known habit of running or hiding, like the 8-year-old boy who ran away from Woodlawn Elementary on ...
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Elementary student walks out of school, found at restaurantKPTV.com
Special needs 8-year-old walks 1.5 miles from Portland school to Wendy's for ...Greenfield Daily Reporter

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Principal at Portland Public Schools' Glencoe Elementary to swap jobs with ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 9, 2014 - 4:40pm

Principal at Portland Public Schools' Glencoe Elementary to swap jobs with ...
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Two Portland Public Schools principals are swapping jobs next week in a move district leaders say creates a better learning environment for the schools they'll be leading. The swap will place newly hired Glencoe Elementary School principal Samantha ...

After Woodlawn student runs away from school unnoticed, Portland Public ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 9, 2014 - 6:56am

After Woodlawn student runs away from school unnoticed, Portland Public ...
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Portland Public Schools officials say they're still trying to piece together the details of how a Woodlawn School special needs student was able to bolt from campus Wednesday without anyone stopping him. District spokeswoman Christine Miles said ...