The March 19 filing deadline to run for Portland Public Schools' Board of Education has passed, and a crucial set of endorsements is already in. The Portland Association of Teachers, a union whose influence and money candidates covet, has issued its endorsements.Four seats on the seven-member board are up for grabs on May 19.In Southwest Portland's Zone 1, the ...
The Daily Beast this morning dissects the story of Jeremiah True's "rape culture" jeremiad on the Reed College campus.
The piece—written by a Reed graduate—captures the college's unique culture. "The school tends to draw...
Why do Portland schools treat girls’ basketball as second rate?
Maddy Horn had a great season as point guard for her
Wilson High School girls’ varsity basketball team, winning co-MVP. The
senior says she and her teammates worked just as hard as the Wilson
You're probably wearing green and pining for a Guinness right about now. That's cool. Happy St. Paddy's Day!
But Bill Bigelow, a master educator in Portland who taught at Franklin and Jefferson high schools...
A third candidate has jumped into the Zone 3 race for the Portland Public Schools board, and she comes from an unusual place: inside PPS's headquarters. Gretchen Hollands, a project manager in the district's facilities department, has worked for PPS for seven years. Her husband,...
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