Tagged: Portland Public Schools

How Close Are Portland Public School Teachers To Agreement...Or A Strike?

OPB | Jan. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with OPB education reporter Rob Manning to get the latest on the protracted labor dispute between teachers and the district.

Understanding the Common Core

OPB | Sept. 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The new Common Core standards will raise academic expectations for standardized testing significantly.

Should Public Schools Be Allowed to Charge Tuition?

April 11, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Oregon lawmakers are considering whether public schools should be able to charge tuition to 'non-resident' transfers.

Al Letson Visits Peninsula School

Jan. 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

State of the Re:Union host Al Letson is working with sixth and seventh graders this week to help them tell stories about their families.

Arts in Oregon Schools

June 26, 2012 9:25 a.m.

The Oregon Arts Commission has created a new database that allows users to search the types of arts courses offered in Oregon Schools.

PPS Cuts

April 03, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Portland Superintendent Carole Smith will announce her recommended budget cuts at Monday's school board meeting.

Choosing a School

Feb. 28, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Private school enrollment in Oregon is on the rise. At the same time, some public schools are opening up slots for transfers from other districts. How are parents making decisions about what school is right for their children?

Halloween At School

Oct. 17, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Should children wear their Halloween costumes to school?

Bond and Levy for Portland Public Schools

May 04, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Portland Public Schools is asking voters to approve a $548 million bond to rebuild and repair schools. They're also asking voters to increase an existing levy by $19 million to pay for teachers. How will you vote?

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