May 2012 Update
Latest news on building a cross-district coalition for 21st Century Schools and the LTDC’s position on the Education Urban Renewal Area coming soon…
April 2012 Update
Will Dann and David Thorpe of the LTDC testified to PPS’s Long Range Facilities Advisory Committee about the need for a focus on 21st Century schools and education across the district. Read their statements here.
February 2012 Update
Thank you to those who attended the Lincoln community meeting on envisioning a 21st Century School for Lincoln. For an update of the January 12th meeting, please read attached PDF.
Long Range Facilities Advisory Committee (Dec, 2011 - April, 2012):
Sustainability Speaker Series
Sustainability series and systems thinking:
LRFAC Meeting #2
LRFAC Meeting #1
Supt. Smith’s overview: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/files/facilities/Carole_presentation.pdf
Reference Articles/Background Information on 21stC Education:
Waiting for Superman
Relating to teachers and community.
Katie Couric interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8jepdjqZIA
Movie trailer: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=waiting+for+superman
High School System Design Overview
Magellan Report / Facilities Condition Index
Related to facilities:
PSU Grad Students Propose Plan for Lincoln Site
• In September 2010, a group of graduate students from PSU’s Center for Real Estate presented their recommendations for a future Lincoln High School campus. To see what their ideas for a new Lincoln facility are, view their proposal here. http://www.pdx.edu/sites/www.pdx.edu.realestate/files/media_assets/BOMA_workshop_9-23-09.pdf
Reshape Schools & 5 Guiding Themes
Related to facilities/ community: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/files/schoolmodernization/October_workshop_report.pdf
Intersection of facilities/ community/ curriculum: http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/lincoln/files/school-lincoln/6-12-08_LTDC_Report.pdf
Lincoln High School Plans for Expansion- By Jennifer Anderson/Portland Tribune, June 10, 2008
. Despite the Portland School Board's decision to delay asking voters for a multi-million-dollar bond sale to upgrade and rebuild its facilities this fall, Lincoln High School is taking its future into its own hands. View full article.
Portland Public Schools to Have Seat at Table in Urban Renewal Expansions: June 9, 2008 PPS Board Meeting. Read announcement.
Graduation Day for Lincoln - By Wendy Culverwell/Portland Business Journal, June 6, 2008 . A committee that includes several Lincoln High School alums will unveil a plan next Thursday that could culminate in the demolition of the school that some consider "the face of Portland." View full article.
Writing a New Chapter: A City Club Report on School Funding
By Doug Marker/City Club of Portland, March 16, 2007.
View City Club report.
October LHS Visioning Project Flyer . View flier.