Hotseat: Keighley Overbay

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   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 RACHEL GRAHAM CODY

Tony Hopson to PPS: "This District Systematically Created the Failure We See."

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 ...   More
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

High-School Redesign Part 3: PPS Moves to Shutter Marshall High

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 ...   More
Monday, September 27, 2010 BETH SLOVIC


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