Portland Public Schools is starting plans for a bond measure in 2020, and it might divert from the facilities plans set years ago, to prioritize renovations at all the high schools.
Kids who’ve been through trauma are more than twice as likely to drop out before finishing high school. What helps? Giving the student flexibility and a greater sense of control.
One of the biggest barriers for kids on their journeys through school involves problems outside of school — like childhood trauma.
Another longtime home for gallery shows turns toward more student and faculty work, as the circle of creative space continues to shrink.
Teachers say some problems have only gotten worse, like fraying supports for students’ emotional and psychological needs.
High school students in Portland spent a Saturday talking about topics that can make people squirm — like race, privilege and prison. The idea: get comfortable with talking about them.
Linfield College intends to crack the dorm room door just a bit, to let Fido, Spot or Fluffy scurry in.
As state officials revisit approval of part-time high school for certain students, the state's largest district remembers its recent history with adding instruction time.
A Multnomah County judge ordered Greg Porter, the man charged with three counts of attempted murder stemming from a May hit-and-run, be sent to the Oregon State Hospital for an evaluation.
Seven weeks after backing her state Board of Education’s decision to loosen high school instruction-time requirements, Gov. Kate Brown is second-guessing the decision.
Major League Baseball isn't coming to the home of Oregon's largest school district. But big, radical change is still coming to this part of Portland — and that could mean a windfall for the district.
Total university enrollment is at its lowest point since 2012, and the enrollment of students from Oregon is in a trough not seen since 2008.
At a meeting in Salem on Thursday, legislators on a special committee talked of "going big" to cure what's ailing Oregon’s public schools.