current state of Portland Public Schools' K-8s,
It's possible those K-8s won't stay K-8s forever.
district would like all schools with sixth, seventh and eighth grades to start with the same number of minutes in the day,
PPS can't afford to send two sets of buses to K-8s to accommodate two schedules for K-5 students and 6-8 students.
Ruth Adkins had "urgent" words for PPS administrators.