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Transfer Policy Changes Coming To Portland Public Schools

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.

Teachers And Parents Question Superintendent's Raise

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A petition started by a Wilson High School teacher calls for Portland Public Schools superintendent Carole Smith to give the money from her 28 percent raise to needy students.

Winning Lincoln High School Constitution Team Talks Civics

OPB |May 13, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Members of Lincoln's Constitution team discuss civics education in light of a new poll suggesting Oregon voters are woefully lacking knowledge in the subject.

Retirement Is Up Among Oregonians

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

MONDAY: Looming cuts to public pensions and an improving economy are prompting more Oregonians to retire.

Portland Parents File Complaint About Lack Of Teaching Time

OPB |Nov. 04, 2013 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Parents of Portland Public School students say the district's high school schedule violates state law by not providing enough hours of instruction.

Enrollment Is Changing In NE Portland Schools

Feb. 25, 2013 12:06 p.m.

OPB Reporter Rob Manning fills us in on potential changes to schools in NE Portland. 

Students Protest Standardized Test

Feb. 11, 2013 12:15 p.m.

Portland Public School students are waging a campaign to boycott a state-mandated standardized test.

Proposed Portland Arts Tax

June 26, 2012 9:06 a.m.

On Wednesday, the Portland City Council will vote on whether to refer a new citywide $35 income tax to the November ballot.

Closing the Young Women's Academy?

April 23, 2012 9:15 a.m.

A group of passionate parents says closing the state's only all-girls public school would be a big mistake.

The Future of Outdoor School

April 11, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Portland Public Schools may cut funding for Outdoor School, a traditional part of the sixth grade science curriculum. What would this mean for you?

Chronic Absences in Oregon Schools

Feb. 02, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Researchers have taken a look into chronic absence in Oregon schools.

Redesigning Portland Schools

April 28, 2010 9 a.m.

What would proposed changes in the Portland Public School district mean for you?

No Place to Call Home: Families

Sept. 24, 2009 9 a.m.

Our special series on homelessness, No Place to Call Home, begins with an exploration of homeless families.

School Equity

Sept. 08, 2009 9 a.m.

What's the best way to ensure quality education for all high school students in a school district?

TOL Remote in Newport: Wave Energy

June 17, 2009 9 a.m.

Can the sea power us in the future?

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