2015 Portland School Board Election: Julie Esparza Brown Enters


A new candidate has entered the field for the May Portland School Board elections.Julie Esparza Brown, an associate professor of special education at Portland State University, announced over the weekend that she's running for Ruth Adkins' seat representing Southwest Portland. Adkins, who's served two terms, hasn't said publicly whether she'll run again, although Brown's entrance seems to suggest Adkins ...   More
Monday, January 19, 2015 BETH SLOVIC

Portland Public Schools Board: Ruth Adkins Won't Seek Re-Election In May Primary


Ruth Adkins, a two-term member of the Portland School Board, has announced she won't run for a third term.Adkins' announcement follows the news Monday, as first reported by WW, that Portland State University professor Julie Esparza Brown would enter the race for Adkins' seat.Adkins' departure is both expected and surprising.The volunteer position is incredibly time-consuming and two terms ...   More
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 by Beth Slovic

Portland School Board Races Heat Up

Bobbie Regan

Three out of four Portland School Board races have two or more candidates as of this afternoon.Today at 5 pm is the deadline for candidates to file for the May 17 election.In Zone 1, the incumbent Ruth Adkins has two opponents: Larry Lawson, a network security manager, and Glen Livingston, a community activist and an exterior remodeling contractor.Zone 2 is an open seat since incumbent David Wynde ...   More
Thursday, March 17, 2011 BETH SLOVIC


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