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Portland Gentrifiers Abusing Student Transfer System - GoLocalPDX

1 hour 2 min ago

GoLocalPDX

Portland Gentrifiers Abusing Student Transfer System
GoLocalPDX
If approved, neighborhood-to-neighborhood transfers based on the lottery system would be phased out by the 2015 to 2016 school year, according to Smith. Christine Miles from Portland Public Schools said the board is considering changes to transfer ...
PPS Superintendent recommends ending neighborhood transfer lottery, keeping ...OregonLive.com
PPS transfer issue: siblings at separate schoolsKOIN.com
Portland Superintendent Carole Smith Proposes Ending Neighborhood Transfer ...Willamette Week (blog)

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Master planning to proceed for Benson, Lincoln, Madison high schools, up next ... - OregonLive.com

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OregonLive.com

Master planning to proceed for Benson, Lincoln, Madison high schools, up next ...
OregonLive.com
At the Portland Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Tuesday night, members voted to move ahead with master planning for the three schools. A 2016 bond, if passed by voters, would finance the modernizations. Jefferson High School - Middle ...

Tensions Flare In Portland Protests - Northwest Public Radio

7 hours 40 min ago

Northwest Public Radio

Tensions Flare In Portland Protests
Northwest Public Radio
I'm a teacher, an educator in the Portland Public Schools and I think it's important that as an educator and as a mother and a member of this community, my face is out here. That I'm not just speaking about the things to my kids and my students that ...

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Ending Portland's neighborhood school lottery won't fix underperforming ... - OregonLive.com

November 23, 2014 - 9:09am

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Ending Portland's neighborhood school lottery won't fix underperforming ...
OregonLive.com
The school has a student body with significantly greater minority and low-income representation than the demographics of its gentrifying Northeast Portland neighborhood, a committee recommending changes to Portland Public Schools' enrollment policies ...

Caulk's contract extended to 2019 in Portland Public Schools - Portland Daily Sun

November 20, 2014 - 6:44pm

Caulk's contract extended to 2019 in Portland Public Schools
Portland Daily Sun
his dedication to the mission of the Portland Public Schools. Extending his contract allows him time to realize the goal of having the Portland Public Schools become the best small urban school district in the country by 2017." Caulk set that goal ...

Portland Street Fund: What businesses would pay the most under $46 million ... - OregonLive.com

November 20, 2014 - 11:20am

OregonLive.com

Portland Street Fund: What businesses would pay the most under $46 million ...
OregonLive.com
Under the previous street fee plan, released in May and tabled in early June, Portland Public Schools expected to pay roughly $610,377 per year. According to the new estimates, PPS would pay $15,840. Back in May, The Oregonian talked to the Port of ...
Some businesses could pay $4K a month in street feeskgw.com

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Portland school superintendent gets three-year contract extension, 1-percent raise - Bangor Daily News

November 20, 2014 - 2:32am

Bangor Daily News

Portland school superintendent gets three-year contract extension, 1-percent raise
Bangor Daily News
The Portland Public Schools announced tonight that the Board of Public Education voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Emmanuel Caulk's contract by three years — pushing his pact out from a 2016 expiration date to 2019. Emmanuel Caulk (BDN ...

All-Ages Action! - The Portland Mercury

November 19, 2014 - 1:19pm

All-Ages Action!
The Portland Mercury
... indecision of their musical adolescence and are capable of virtually anything. The future looks bright. They perform tonight alongside student bands as part of a benefit for the Music in the Schools program to aid music education in Portland Public ...

Grant High School students' filming of sexual activity reflects nationwide issue - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

November 19, 2014 - 8:16am

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Grant High School students' filming of sexual activity reflects nationwide issue
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Years later, Portland Public Schools officials are dealing with a similar incident involving Grant High School students. The Portland police Sex Crimes Unit is investigating the Grant case, but as of Nov. 17 no arrests have been made and little has ...
Portland police investigate reports of Grant High students recording sex actsThe Register-Guard
Police investigate reports of sex acts filmed at Grant High SchoolKPTV.com

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Portland Public Schools gives timeline for comment, action on proposed ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

November 17, 2014 - 12:13pm

Portland Public Schools gives timeline for comment, action on proposed ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
PORTLAND, OREGON - February 03, 2014 - (From left to right) Superintendent Carole Smith, Steve Buel, Ruth Adkins, Greg Belisle and Pam Knowles have questions answered during a Portland Public Schools Board of Education meeting. Stephanie Yao ...

Portland elementary principal on paid leave after domestic violence - KATU

November 13, 2014 - 8:00pm

KATU

Portland elementary principal on paid leave after domestic violence
KATU
KATU's news partner the Willamette Week pressed Portland Public Schools and Portland Police, until a different reason surfaced. Portland Police arrested Diaz at the school district's headquarters at 501 N Dixon St. just before noon on Oct. 30 on ...

Portland Principal Put on Paid Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest - Willamette Week (blog)

November 12, 2014 - 4:16pm

Willamette Week (blog)

Portland Principal Put on Paid Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest
Willamette Week (blog)
Portland Public Schools announced two weeks ago that it placed the principal of Kelly Elementary School in the Lents neighborhood on paid administrative leave Oct. 30. But it offered no other details, telling The Portland Tribune it was a personnel matter.

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