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City Hall: Mayor Issues Draft Plan on Joint Terrorism Task Force





Two weeks after federal law enforcement officials said they foiled a terrorist attack in downtown Portland, Mayor Sam Adams has responded to calls for re-evaluating Portland's relationship...   More
 
Friday, December 10, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

Sext Crimes: Facebook Group Emerges to Support Brown


  In response to last week’s cover story, “Sext Crimes,” WW readers have formed a Facebook gr...   More
 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

Sext Crimes: Facebook Group Emerges to Support Brown




In response to last week's cover story, "Sext Crimes," WW readers have formed a Facebook group to raise mone...   More
 
Thursday, December 9, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Economic Forecast Predicts Potential Deficits



City officials released Portland's five-year economic forecast [PDF] this morning as expect...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

Never Mind

Details of a business study Mayor Sam Adams rejected.


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A new study of Portland’s business climate shows the “City That Works” might deserve another, less laudatory nickname. But rather than let Portland become the “City of Meh,&rdq ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Learning While Latino: Feds Accept Discrimination Complaint Against PPS




Federal civil rights officials have told Portland Public Schools there could be an investigation into an incident at Buckman Elementary School thi...   More
 
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

PPS to Seek Construction Bond AND Local-Option Levy on May Ballot?




Portland Public Schools' $548 million construction bond may not be the only tax measure for Portland schools on the May 2011 ballot.

Accor...   More
 
Monday, December 6, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

Study: Gay Teens More Likely to Face Stricter Punishments




Gay teens, particularly young lesbians, are more likely than their straight peers to get expelled from school, arrested and convicted of adult crimes, according to a new study published in    More
 
Monday, December 6, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

Two Education Policy Forums of Note Next Week




Jefferson High School hosts two forums on the challenges of public education next week.

The first forum, on Wednesday, Dec. 8, will cover recent changes in how the Seattle public school district evaluates teacher performance. Hosted by Stand ...   More
 
Sunday, December 5, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC

Portland Public Schools Director on Paid Administrative Leave



Three days after members of the Portland School Board issued one of their harshest assessments ever of a district program, the director of tha...   More
 
Friday, December 3, 2010 by BETH SLOVIC
 

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