Earning a diploma from Benson Polytechnic High School is serious business.
In addition to
passing the standard classes in history, English, math and science,
Benson’s graduates must complete h
A previously scheduled meeting Monday night at Portland's Center for Self Enhancement turned into a community referendum on Saturday's surprise proposal to consider moving Benson Polytechnic High to Jefferson High School's campus as part of Portland Public Schools' high-school redesign. And the community is not happy. Tony Hopson, president of SEI and host of the community meeting, spoke ...
Superintendent Carole Smith unveiled the broad outlines of her latest high-school redesign this evening. Unlike the previous two iterations of the plan--the one Smith first introduced in April and the one a majority of the Portland School Board supported in June--this version calls for shuttering Marshall High School in Southeast Portland entirely. Both the superintendent and the board previously ...