Portland School District's Special-Education Director Moving On


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Portland Public Schools' special-education department is on the cusp of change as its director prepares to leave and her associate director gears up to take over. Joanne Mabbott, special education director at PPS since 2008, will become interim principal at Maplewood Elementary School in Southwest Portland starting Jan. 1, 2011. But that's not a permanent move. Mabbott will lead Maplewood until ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Parents Protest Special-Education Cuts in Portland


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Parents of special-education students in Portland Public Schools hold out hope the school district will reverse course on its proposed cuts to programs for kids with learning disabilities. In a July 29 letter [PDF] calling the $3.3 million in proposed cuts "disproportionate and damaging," parents and other supporters of special education programs ask Superintendent Carole Smith to make fewer ...   More
 
Monday, August 9, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Parents of Special-Education Students Air Frustrations


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In response to significant reductions in Portland Public Schools' special-education department, concerned parents met with school-district administrators downtown last night for a two-hour, kvetching-and-answer session. The special-education department's budget was originally slated to include $74.8 million in general fund dollars for the 2010-11 school year. But as the economic storm picked ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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