Portland Public Schools defends student discipline one official compares to an inmate work crew.
Domingo Martin spent three days in November and December
at North Portland’s César Chávez K-8 School cleaning the gym and
collecting trash in the school’s foul-smelling restrooms.
A video poker machine dealt Justin Curzi a strange hand. Now he’s calling the Oregon Lottery’s bluff.
Justin Curzi pecked the draw button on the Jacks or Better
video poker machine. The glow from five game screens lit the maroon
walls of the windowless room in the back of Northwest Portland’s
Principal Brian Chatard reports bullying investigation
Three teachers at Wilson High School in Southwest Portland have been put on paid administrative leave amid a "serious investigation" that involves bullying and hazing, according to the school's principal.Wilson Principal Brian Chatard sent the following email to parents this morning:Dear Wilson families,I want to let you know that I recently learned of some troubling activities that ...
One question swirling around former Gov. John Kitzhaber
and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, concerns the status of their
relationship: With criminal investigations ongoing, would getting
A climate-change bill will test Gov. Kate Brown’s independence.
As Kate Brown takes office as Oregon’s
governor, she’ll have little time to consider the whirlwind events that
elevated her from her former job as secretary of state.
first big politic
This morning brings lots of little tidbits about upcoming Portland School Board elections.Bobbie Regan, who's represented the Lincoln High School cluster since 2003, has filed to run for a fourth four-year term. That kind of longevity is common in the David Douglas School District, but it's unusual in Portland Public Schools. Four seats are up in May, but Regan is the only incum...
Pressure from family and friends spurs police to make an arrest in the death of Cougar Burleigh.
In the wee hours of Sunday, Oct. 12, Cougar Burleigh was
found seriously injured and only partly clothed at the west end of the
Burnside Bridge. As Burleigh lay dying at Oregon Health & Scie