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9 Jul 2019, 4:30 am by Tom Kosakowski
"Related posts: City of Portland Declares April 3, 2011 to be 'Ombuds Day'; Portland State University Will Close Ombuds Office; Portland Public Schools Draws Criticism for Alignment of New Ombuds; The Broader View of Ombuds in Public Schools. [read post]
18 Aug 2016, 11:56 am by Matthew D. Kaplan
As a report last week in The Oregonian detailed, the Portland Public Schools system’s record is not good. [read post]
18 Aug 2016, 11:56 am by Matthew D. Kaplan
As a report last week in The Oregonian detailed, the Portland Public Schools system’s record is not good. [read post]
5 Nov 2007, 11:00 am
It sure looks as though Portland parents are going to have fewer choices in the near future about which public school their children attend. [read post]
15 Jul 2014, 10:24 am by Tom Kosakowski
”Mindy Eaves, the ombudsman for the Jefferson County Public Schools in Kentucky, said she reports directly to the superintendent. [read post]
5 Apr 2011, 7:42 am
The folks pushing not one but two major property tax increases in Portland for the public schools have amassed a campaign war chest of about a bazillion dollars. [read post]
28 May 2016, 10:22 pm by Matthew D. Kaplan
That is critically late in and of itself, especially when one learns that “the last time Portland Public Schools did widespread water quality testing, 15 years ago, the results showed” 35 of the first 40 schools tested had “at least one location” with unacceptably high lead levels. [read post]
3 May 2012, 2:37 pm by Laura Orr
Portland Off-Library Project: 24 non-traditional libraries open to the public but not affiliated with any traditional educational or library institution.You can read more about the Portland Off-Library Project in an article posted on the Special Library Association (Oregon Chapter) website: "The Portland Off-Library Project"The website was completed by students in a class on Web design and development at Emporia State University School of Library and… [read post]
2 Nov 2012, 1:45 pm
According to the news reports, the public school teachers' union won't allow it. [read post]
1 Nov 2012, 9:48 am
The people running the Portland public schools don't know what they're doing. [read post]
4 Feb 2013, 10:48 am
A couple of times recently I’ve heard the hosts giving a shout-out to their sponsors, and they’re thanking Portland Public Schools for their support. [read post]
29 Aug 2011, 2:38 pm
Back in April, we questioned whether the Portland public school district was campaigning on the public dime for the school tax bond measure, which ultimately failed. [read post]
10 Jun 2010, 9:45 am
This time it's "for the children" -- the City of Portland is allowing sewer customers to send some of their sewer bills to the public schools. [read post]
7 Aug 2012, 9:09 pm
The folks who are pushing a major property tax increase to rebuild a few Portland public schools are going through the same odd motions regarding campaign finance limits as the city's two awful mayoral candidates. [read post]
4 May 2012, 10:44 am
If that's true, how can the City of Portland simply write a check to school districts for $7 million plus, out of the city's general fund, for basic school programs such as teacher salaries? [read post]
16 Feb 2017, 9:38 am by admin
Paul Manson, now a researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service, is one of a few who has read our publications from the very beginning. [read post]
6 Jun 2012, 7:22 pm
First, they're back to trying to institute a local income tax to pay for Portland public schools. [read post]
18 May 2011, 3:47 pm
Here is what we suggest: Open your eyes and see that there already are tens of millions of tax dollars sloshing around Portland for all sorts of public make-work projects. [read post]
21 Apr 2011, 6:48 am
With all the money the Portland schools have raised as a campaign fund for their colossal property tax increase ballot measures, they continue to blow taxpayer dollars promoting the measures. [read post]
31 Oct 2011, 11:19 am
Six of the eight Portland public school officials whom the state found guilty of abusing state election laws by spending tax money to promote last spring's bond ballot measures have now admitted their violations and paid their measly $75 fines. [read post]