PPS Faces Formal Complaint Over ACCESS Academy's Uncertain Location


Portland Public Schools is facing a formal complaint over its handling of ACCESS Academy - an alternative program for gifted students whose neighborhood schools were not adequately serving them.

PPS Cuts Jobs At Central Office As Key Leaders Resign


The district's chief operating officer and chief strategic officer are both leaving, as Portland Public Schools announced a budget-driven cut of 35 central office positions.  

Beaverton Schools Deputy Chief Resigns After Anti-Immigrant Tweet


After community outrage over his retweet of a message warning of dangerous "illegal aliens," Beaverton School District's deputy superintendent, Steve Phillips, resigned Tuesday.

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Oregon Education Admin Fired After Harassment, Bullying Complaints

The Oregon Department of Education has fired a high-ranking administrator amid complaints about alleged bullying and harassment of colleagues and questions about his legislative agenda.

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Oregon School District Ordered To Improve 'Horrible' Service For Disabled Student

An Oregon student with multiple disabilities has won a court case that found the Dallas School District provided inadequate care and education.

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Oregon Congressman Presses BIA For Action On Chemawa

Months after demanding answers about problems at a federal boarding school for Native American students, Oregon’s congressional delegation hasn’t gotten a response.

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Dozens Of Oregon Districts Failing On Special Education Goals

Dozens of Oregon school districts continue to fall short of federally monitored goals for students receiving special education services, according to a new federal report.

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Annual Report Says Oregon Students Feeling Less Safe At School

The “State Of Safe Schools” report found troubling evidence of a rise in traumatized Oregon children. More Oregon eighth graders – up to 17 percent on a survey last year — reported having suicidal thoughts. 

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Remodel Of Gresham High Is Testament To City's Growth, Change

The rebuild of the city's oldest school is a proxy for growth in Gresham – and the city's response to it. 

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PPS Teacher Who Led Black Lives Matter Walkout Won't Be Fired

Portland Public Schools has reversed a plan to fire Chris Riser, and Ockley Green Middle School teacher who led a controversial student walkout in February.

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PSU Moves Closer To Native American Studies Major

The Portland State University Faculty Senate approved the major at a meeting Monday.

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Portland Middle Schoolers Protest Teacher's Suspension

About 200 students from Ockley Green Middle School demonstrated against a Portland Public Schools decision to suspend a teacher who led a February Black Lives Matter walkout.

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Reprieve For Portland's Pioneer School Leaves Questions For Gifted Program

Portland Public Schools’ decision not to move the Pioneer special school has reassured one group of parents while throwing another into limbo.


Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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