David Douglas School District Hires Mystery Shoppers

'Shoppers' have been issuing evaluations of schools' customer service since September


The David Douglas School District in Southeast Portland embarked this school year on an unusual project for getting feedback about their schools and facilities.The 11,000-student district hired "mystery shoppers" from Advanced Feedback, a San Diego-based company, to gather information on employees' customer service, buildings' appearance and the general atmosphere inside their facilities. Mystery shoppers—who ...   More
Monday, January 5, 2015 BETH SLOVIC

David Douglas, Lake Oswego Among the One-Third of Oregon School Districts That Fail to Comply With State Anti-Bullying Laws


One-third of Oregon school districts fail to comply with state anti-bullying laws, including three Portland-area districts, according to a new report issued by the Oregon Safe Schools & Communities Coalition. The organization's second annual State of Safe Schools Act report says that 70 Oregon school districts changed their anti-bullying policies in 2012 to better protect gay, lesbian, bisexual ...   More
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 ASHLEY JOCZ

Marshall Plan: No New Details from PPS on Sharing Marshall with David Douglas

Schools activist Carrie Adams provides this update today on Portland Public Schools' stated goal of sharing the Marshall High School campus with the David Douglas School District. The one-sentence summary? PPS is no closer to hatching a plan now than it was in June, when WW last wrote about the effort. The idea to share the campus with David Douglas emerged in April from Superintendent Carole ...   More
Friday, July 16, 2010 BETH SLOVIC


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