PPS Student Transportation Department staff asked how they could contribute to Superintendent Carole Smith's three priorities. Providing books on buses was their answer to her first priority - ensuring all students read well by the third grade.
The Portland School Board voted unanimously Dec. 16 to reaffirm the pledge on males of color that the Council of the Great City Schools took alongside President Obama last summer to boost academic outcomes, reduce disproportionate suspensions and expulsions and improve graduation rates for all students.
Portland Public Schools recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society. It is the policy of the Portland Public Schools Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment.
District Title VI & Title IX Contact: Greg Wolleck, HS Regional Administrator (503-916-3963)
District 504 Contact: Tammy Jackson, Director, Student Services (503-916-5460)
American Disabilities Act Contact: Human Resources (503-916-3544)
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Portland, Oregon, 97227-1807 - USA