The Portland Community College board of directors voted 7-0 Monday night to fire President Jeremy Brown and pay him $300,000 in severance. The move comes less than two years after PCC hired Brown in July 2013. As WWfirst re...More
The Portland Public Schools board race between three-term incumbent Bobbie Regan and challenger Amy Kohnstamm may be the most expensive in history.
A week out from the May 19 election, the two have raised a combined $211,000. (Two other challengers in the race, Gretchen Hollands and Wes Soderback, haven't raised any money.)Regan and Kohnstamm continue the battle for endors...
The state allows scofflaw tanning salons to remain operating.
The thousands of Oregonians who use tanning salons to get
bronzed expect the facilities to follow the state’s health and safety
Most salons do.
However, state records show there’s
Data newly released to WW show black students were twice as likely as Latino students and nearly three times as likely as white students to be punished with cleaning duties at César Chávez K-8 School under the school’s now suspended “community service” program.WW first More
Mayor Charlie Hales announced Wednesday a deal to move the Old Town/Chinatown homeless camp known as Right 2 Dream Too to the Central Eastside Industrial District.
The announcement—though not yet finalized—could cap nearly four years of high-drama negotiations that have surrounded Right 2 Dream Too since it popped up at the gates of Chinatown in 2011. That's if leaders in the ...
The Portland School District is seeing large turnover—and increasing drama—among the heads of its schools.
On paper, Sara Gandarilla seemed the perfect fit for Rigler Elementary School.
over as Rigler principal last fall—came armed with four years of
bilingual teaching exper
Rigler Elementary is the latest affected by PPS's tumult
Portland Public Schools officials announced Friday morning that Sara Gandarilla, Rigler Elementary School's first-year principal, is going out on medical leave and won't be returning to the school this year or next.
The announcement—following weeks of complaints from teachers about Gandarilla—is just the latest from PPS concerning the abrupt departure of a principal. ...
Accused but not charged with domestic violence, Marti Diaz remains on paid leave
Portland Public Schools has announced Marti Diaz won't be returning to Kelly Elementary School as principal this year or next.
But the uncertainty continues for Diaz, who was arrested Oct. 30 for fourth-degree assault on her partner but never charged with any crime. Po...