Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith will pitch a six-year, $548 million construction bond to the Portland School Board tonight as part of her plan to rehabilitate the district's aging campuses.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Louisiana has ruled against a former high-school cheerleader who refused to root for a male basketball player whom she had accused previously of rape, according to More
A new poll paid for by Portland Public Schools shows a majority of Portland voters likely would support a $500 million construction bond to renovate and rebuild the district's aging campuses. Translation? On Monday, Superintendent Carole Smith is ...
Heather Stuart, spokeswoman for the "Yes" on Measure 26-108 campaign to continue publicly funded political campaigns in Portland, issued the following statement around noon acknowledging defeat in yesterday's election:
The Friends of Vo...
Why Portland Public Schools cans less than 1 percent of its teachers.
Portland Public Schools officials say there’s one dropout rate they hope goes up. They’re ratcheting up efforts to get rid of incompetent teachers, but the results so far have been modest. ...
News David and Goliath swapped positions in the battle for fundraising supremacy over publicly financed campaigns in Portland. Representing the little guy in the debate over Measure 26-108, Friends of Voter Owned Elections (which supports keeping Portland...
The initial returns for Measure 26-108, Portland’s test of public support to continue public campaign financing, suggest the city’s five-year experiment with giving tax dollars to candidates for mayor, city commissioner and auditor is likely to ...